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Publication Date
9 December 2020

Apply Now for DOE Science Undergraduate Laboratory Internships


Undergraduate students and recent college graduates can now apply for the U.S. Department of Energy’s (DOE) Science Undergraduate Laboratory Internships (SULI) program. This program encourages the pursuit of science, technology, engineering, and mathematics careers by providing research opportunities at DOE institutions.

Selected students are placed as interns across 17 DOE laboratories/facilities. Guided by laboratory/facility staff scientists or engineers, interns work on research supporting the DOE mission.

Applications are being accepted for the 10-week summer 2021 term (May through August). The deadline for applications is Tuesday, January 12, 2021, at 5 p.m. Eastern time.

The SULI program is sponsored and managed by the DOE Office of Science’s Office of Workforce Development for Teachers and Scientists in collaboration with the DOE laboratories/facilities.

Recently, SULI interns worked with ARM data from the Cloud, Aerosol, and Complex Terrain Interactions (CACTI) field campaign in Argentina to create three-dimensional storm animations and study cloud-aerosol interactions.

Also in the summer of 2020, SULI interns participated in practice forecasting exercises and measurement analysis for ARM’s upcoming TRacking Aerosol Convection interactions ExpeRiment (TRACER) in the Houston, Texas, area. TRACER Principal Investigator Michael Jensen, from Brookhaven National Laboratory in New York, reports that more TRACER-related work is available for incoming interns.

Additional information about SULI and the application process can be found on the program web page.

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