Department of Energy & Argonne National Laboratory Science Undergraduate Laboratory Internship Program (SULI) and
Student Research Participation Program (SRP)
Summer 2011 Program Application Deadline: February 1, 2011*
The U.S. Department of Energy's (DOE) Argonne National Laboratory, a major research center, is pleased to announce opportunities for college and university undergraduate students to participate in the Laboratory's ongoing research programs. In addition to such opportunities, the U.S. Department of Energy is directly sponsoring research participation at other DOE facilities. At Argonne, college/university students may obtain research experience through the Department of Energy's Science Undergraduate Laboratory Internships Program or the Student Research Participation Program. To apply for the program at Argonne or another DOE Laboratory, you must submit an application at the Department of Energy web site for this undergraduate program.
Areas of Research
Basic scientific research programs in Physical and Life Sciences, Mathematics, Computer Science and Engineering. Also applied research programs relating to Energy, Conservation, Environmental Impact and Technology, Nanomaterials, National Security, and Advanced Nuclear Energy Systems.
Students are recruited from all U.S. undergraduate institutions and must: (a) currently be enrolled full-time as an undergraduate student; (b) be interested in a career in science, technology, engineering, or mathematics; (c) be 18 years or older at the start of the program; (d) be eligible to work in the United States and hence be requested to provide required information upon acceptance to this program; (e) have a cumulative grade point average of 2.5 or above; and (f) have health insurance.
Selection for any program is based upon a student's academic record, statement of interests, and his/her faculty recommendations
During the appointment period, participants receive a stipend of $425 per week and housing or a housing allowance. Stipends, housing, and travel are considered taxable income by the IRS. The Laboratory is required by law to report this income.
Apartment type lodging facility is available on site. All housing arrangements for single students are handled by Argonne’ s Division of Educational Programs.
Applications will not be accepted after April 1, 2011.
Transportation expenses are reimbursed for one round trip between your home or academic institution (the address on the student's drivers license will be used to establish eligibility for travel reimbursement) and the facility.