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Student job at the Engineering Design and Computing Laboratory

10%-30%, Zurich, fixed-term

Yu Zhang, a PhD student at the Engineering Design and Computing Lab, is looking for a student assistant this summer.

It is a paid job to start ASAP about 4-12 hours per week. The duration of this job is mainly from the starting date to at least the end of July, and is extendable to early September based on the student’s availability. The student needs to be a registered student at ETH Zurich with a permit that allows him/her to work in Switzerland.

Location: Depends on the work, either in the Robotic Fabrication Lab on the Honggerberg campus or in Engineering Design and Computing Lab on Zentrum campus.

Job description

We are looking for a student to conduct the following work:

  • make earth bricks using a Compressed Earth brick (CEB) press (including but not limited to preparing the material, loading the material, and operating the press)
  • conduct related material tests (soil composition, strength tests, etc.)

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  • You need to be registered student at ETH Zurich.
  • You have to have a valid work permit or to be Swiss citizen.

ETH Zurich

ETH Zurich is one of the world’s leading universities specialising in science and technology. We are renowned for our excellent education, cutting-edge fundamental research and direct transfer of new knowledge into society. Over 30,000 people from more than 120 countries find our university to be a place that promotes independent thinking and an environment that inspires excellence. Located in the heart of Europe, yet forging connections all over the world, we work together to develop solutions for the global challenges of today and tomorrow.
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Please submit your application exclusively via e-mail to Yu Zhang ( as soon as possible. Please also contact Yu Zhang ( for any questions.

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