Slovenian National Building and Civil Engineering Institute

Slovenian National Building and Civil Engineering Institute

Ljubljana, Slovenia

The Institute’s field of work is a wide one. It includes research and pre-competitive development in the fields of construction materials, construction products and structures, as well as assessment of conformity and the certification of construction materials, construction products and executed works, together with studies, tests, measurements, inspections, and monitoring, and the analysis of the state of structures, transport devices and the infrastructure. Within the framework of its activities the Institute pays particular attention to problems connected with the use of recycled materials in the construction industry, as well as to problems connected with the rational use of energy, conservation of the environment, and protection from natural disasters and other kinds of accidents.

The Institute is a member of a number of national European institutes working in the fields of buildings and the infrastructure, and co-operates with them in numerous joint research projects. In the case of research and development work the Institute also has connections with other similar institutes throughout the world. In the field of the conformity assessment of construction products the Institute has also concluded, with some similar institutes, bilateral agreements about the mutual recognition of testing reports. The Institute is a member of the organization known as the European Centre of Information – International Certification Engineers.

Internship possibilities

Current number of active applications
  • September 2022
  • October 2022
  • November 2022
  • December 2022
  • 1 month
  • 2 months
  • 3 months
Internship location
Field work
Laboratory work
Required equipment
Not required
Required education
  • geology
  • ecology/biology
  • chemistry
  • environmental engineering
  • civil engineering
  • mechanical engineering
  • economy / management
Required skills and competences
Basic computer skills (office), experience with laboratory work and proper handling with chemicals.
Organizational and time management skills.
Work conducted in the field of materials science, development of new materials, recycling secondary resources characterisation and their possibilities for utilization in the construction sector.

Work will mainly be focused on laboratory work, characterisation and analyses, and occasionally field sampling.
Supervisors will be defined at the later stage

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