Quoting from the Announcement email:

Given its location, capabilities, and instrumentation, the Jicamarca
Radio Observatory (JRO) is a unique research facility and the perfect
place to start your career in the world of science!

JIREP is offered to junior/senior undergraduate, and/or first and
second year graduate students. The program will cover the travel
expenses (to and from Lima) as well as a reasonable stipend.

This is the opportunity to get valuable international work experience
and get to know Peru, heir to ancient cultures and rich colonial
tradition!

How to apply?

Additional information, application and recommendation forms are
available at our website: http://jro.igp.gob.pe/jirep/.(external link) If you have
questions, please do not hesitate to contact us at


  • Application deadline: February 16, 2017
  • Decision: February 28, 2017
  • Starting date: Anytime between May 17 and June 19, 2015
  • Duration: 10 weeks

You can find us in Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/JIREP.PERU(external link)

PS: To get an idea of what our previous students think about the
program, you can read their testimonies at
http://jro.igp.gob.pe/jirep/testimonies.html(external link)

Looking forward to see you at JRO and Peru in 2017.

Dave, Marco and Danny

David Hysell ,
Marco Antonio Milla ,
Danny Scipion ,
Shermely Moyna