Job Announcement

Unfortunately the team at Sonnblick has no vacant positions available at the moment. We will update this page as positions arise.


The Sonnblick Observatory schedules two professional internships each year, usually in February/March and July/August.

Due to the current Covid situation, we have to cancel the February/March professional internship. In March/April we will decide on the summer internship.

Our internships are designed to support students who can work on a thesis related to Sonnblick (Bachelor/Master) during the 14-day internship as well Each intern lives and works one service (14 days) in the observatory together with two Sonnblick technicians and gets to know the operational procedure of an observatory.
The internship is free of charge. The Sonnblick Association "Sonnblick Verein" supports our students after a successfully completed internship with a daily allowance to pay for food and accommodation. A certain knowledge of German is preferable.

Applications for an internship must include the following documents:

  •    Letter of motivation
  •     curriculum vitae
  •     proof of insurance
  •     if possible a letter of reference
  •     and, if required, a proposal on a research topic.

Please register for the application via the contact form (see below), after which you will receive the contact details for sending the documents:

ZAMG - Sonnblick Observatorium
Dr. Elke Ludewig
Freisaalweg 16
5020 Salzburg