Internship in Blockchain Intelligence

Intranet IMDEA Software Institute
March 10, 2023
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Internship in Blockchain Intelligence

Applications are invited to apply for an internship at the IMDEA Software Institute, Madrid, Spain under the supervision of Dr. Juan Caballero and Dr. Pedro Moreno-Sánchez.

The candidate will work on our platform for tracing cryptocurrency flows. The work will focus on applying machine learning (ML) and natural language processing (NLP) techniques to identify different blockchain-related services (e.g., exchanges, mixers, gambling sites). We will also explore the porting of our Bitcoin tracing infrastructure to other blockchains like Ethereum. The internship will deliver improvements to an open-source platform that has been reported in national media:

  • ABC: Lucha contra el cibercrimen: investigadores madrileños crean un software para seguir el rastro a las bitcoins
  • La Vanguardia: La Comunidad de Madrid desarrolla una herramienta para rastrear el cibercrimen de Bitcoins
  • The internship results could be part of an academic publication and/or form the basis of a MSc thesis. Candidates that excel may be offered a PhD position.

    Who should apply?

    Candidates should have an excellent MSc or BSc degree in computer science or a related discipline. Candidates should have an interest in computer security, blockchain, and machine learning. Python programming and tool building skills are required. Good command of English both spoken and written is required.

    Working at IMDEA Software

    The position is based in Madrid, Spain, where the IMDEA Software Institute is situated. The institute provides for travel expenses and an internationally competitive stipend. The working language at the institute is English.


    The ideal duration of the position is from May 2023 to December 2023, but dates can be negotiated.

    How to apply?

    Applicants interested in the position should submit their application at https: // using reference code 2023-02-intern- blockintel. Review of applications will begin immediately and close when the position is filled or on March 10th, 2023.

    For enquiries about the position, please contact:,

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