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Your company, your institution needs help on a particular project? You can recruit our students as interns from their third year of studies.

Doctoral consultants

Your company needs a consultant to launch a new project or bring a fresh perspective? Our doctoral students may well be the gem you are looking for.

You can seek consultancy services from our PhD students for 32 days (268 hours) in one go or spread out over a year, for a cost of €7,350 that includes the wage of the doctoral consultant and associated general and administrative fees.

This research-related service can make your company eligible to tax breaks, depending on the nature of the mission. The doctoral consultant, the host company and the ENS de Lyon sign a common agreement that sets the rules of confidentiality, intellectual property and industrial secrecy.

Why a doctoral student from the ENS de Lyon?

  • They hold a Master's degree
  • They carry out research in one of our laboratories
  • They have already done several internships
  • They have the know-how you need to tackle tricky issues -- sharp thinking and state-of-the-art knowledge that makes them experts in their field.
  • They are enthusiastic, imaginative and eager to innovate.

Our fields of expertise

  • Arts
  • Biology
  • Chemistry
  • Economics
  • Geography and Urban planning
  • Geology and Environmental sciences
  • History
  • Computer science
  • Languages and Cultures
  • Literature
  • Mathematics
  • Paleontology and Archaeology
  • Teaching
  • Philosophy and Anthropology
  • Physics
  • Sociology

Some examples of projects for a doctoral consultant

  • Feasibility studies
  • Research promotion
  • Scientific mediation
  • Help with R&D processes
  • Drafting of documents
  • … And more: tell us what you need, and we can find you a doctoral student to help.

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