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US Department of Energy

Primary Institution: US Department of Energy
Affiliation: Science Undergraduate Laboratory Internship
States: CA, CO, ID, IL, IA, NJ, NM, NY, TN, VA, WA
Job Duration: 10 weeks
Class Requirement: Completed Freshman Year
Minimum GPA: 2.5
Position Type: Research
Discipline(s): Astronomy; Astrophysics; Gravitation
Atomic/Molecular/Optical Physics
Condensed Matter: Structure and Mechanical/Thermal Properties
Condensed Matter: Electronic Structure and Electromagnetic/Optical Properties
Elementary Particles and Fields
Fluid Dynamics and Gases
Nonlinear Dynamics
Nuclear Physics
Physics Education Research
Plasmas and Beam Physics
Sound and Acoustics
Electrical Engineering
Nuclear Engineering
Mechanical Engineering
Other Engineering
Interdisciplinary Physics: Biological Physics; Quantum Information; Etc.
Description: This program places students in paid internships in Science and Engineering at any of several Department of Energy facilities. Many of the participants in the program have decided on a career in science and engineering because of the nature of the experience. Students work with scientists or engineers on projects related to the laboratories' research programs.

The summer programs at the various laboratories will run from late May to mid-August, fall programs run from August through December and spring programs from January through May. The exact start date will depend on the laboratory and will be given to participants who have been accepted at that specific laboratory. Students are required to participate for the full term of the program.

Participating labs include:
Ames Laboratory (IA)
Argonne National Lab (IL)
Brookhaven National Lab (NY)
Fermi National Accelerator Facility (IL)
Idaho National Engineering and Environmental Lab (ID)
Lawrence Berkeley National Lab (CA)
Lawrence Livermore National Lab (CA)
Los Alamos National Lab (NM)
National Renewable Energy Lab (CO)
Oak Ridge National Lab (TN)
Pacific Northwest National Lab (WA)
Princeton Plasma Physics Lab (NJ)
Stanford Linear Accelerator Center (CA)
Thomas Jefferson National Accelerator Facility (VA)
Stipend: $400/week
Benefits: Housing
Travel Reimbursement
Application Deadline: 02/01/2006
Job Website:

Research/Internship Opportunity Contact Information

Primary Contact: Todd Clark
US Department of Energy, Office of Science (SC-1)
1000 Independence Avenue, SW
Washington, DC 20585-0118
Phone: (202) 586-7174
Fax: (202) 586-8054
Secondary Contact: Sue Ellen Walbridge
US Department of Energy, Office of Science (SC-1)
1000 Independence Avenue, SW
Washington, DC 20585-0118
Phone: (202) 586-7231
Fax: (202) 586-8054