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PRACE Summer of HPC Summer - Placements at European HPC Centres - 1 July to 30 August 2014

PRACE is pleased to announce the PRACE Summer of HPC Programme - a summer placement programme for undergraduate and postgraduate students in 2014.

Applications will open 25 March 2014 via

About the PRACE Summer of HPC

Summer of HPC is a PRACE programme that offers summer placements at HPC centres across Europe to late stage undergraduates and early stage postgraduate students. Up to ten top applicants from across Europe will be selected to participate. Participants will spend two months working on projects related to PRACE technical or industrial work and ideally produce a visualisation or video of their results.

The programme will run from 1 July to 30 August 2014. Flights, accommodation and a stipend will be provided to all successful applicants; all participants need to bring is an interest in computing and some enthusiasm!

Participating in the PRACE Summer of HPC

Applications are welcome from all disciplines. Previous experience in HPC is not required, some coding knowledge is a prerequisite but the most important attribute is a desire to learn, and share, more about HPC.

Applications will open on 25 March 2014 via

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The Partnership for Advanced Computing in Europe (PRACE) is an international non-profit association with its seat in Brussels. The PRACE Research Infrastructure provides a persistent world-class high performance computing service for scientists and researchers from academia and industry in Europe. The computer systems and their operations accessible through PRACE are provided by 4 PRACE members (BSC representing Spain, CINECA representing Italy, GCS representing Germany and GENCI representing France). The Implementation Phase of PRACE receives funding from the EU’s Seventh Framework Programme (FP7/2007-2013) under grant agreements RI-261557, RI-283493 and RI-312763. For more information, see

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