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Opportunities for Undergraduate Students


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Summer 2023 Internship

The application process is currently open for 2023 NAISE Summer Research Experience for Undergraduates Program. Each year, students work in topical areas of strategic importance to Northwestern and the Argonne National Laboratory . This summer, research projects will include, but are not limited to, the areas of Automated Discovery (e.g., using artificial intelligence, robotics, and experiments combined to bring about new discoveries in the areas of materials science and environmental science), Environmental Sensing at the Edge (e.g., sensing of water and air quality, ecosystem health with “smart” sensors), 5G Communication, Materials Imaging and Data Curation. 

This 9-week program is open to Northwestern undergraduate students only. International students are welcome to apply.


Internship Opportunities

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NAISE Summer Research Opportunities

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EERE Robotics Internship Program

The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) Office of Energy Efficiency & Renewable Energy (EERE) Robotics Internship Program provides opportunities for students and recent graduates to intern at DOE national laboratories.
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Department of Energy Summer Undergraduate Laboratory Internships

Click below for information and application instructions for the Department of Energy Summer Undergraduate Laboratory Internships
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DOE Computational Science Graduate Fellowship

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Argonne Student Research Participation Program

Be supported to work at Argonne during the summer, fall, or spring. Some conditions of participation are below.

• Undergraduate cumulative minimum grade point average (GPA) of 3.0 on a 4.0 scale.
• 18 years or older at the time the internship begins.
• U.S. citizen or Legal Permanent Resident at the time of applying.
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Professional Career Internship Program

For accounting, business, project management, science writing, education, and other non-engineering and physical science majors to perform an internship under the guidance of laboratory operations staff on projects supporting Argonne’s mission.
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