OAK RIDGE, Tenn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--The U.S. Department of Energy is currently seeking undergraduate students for paid internships at Oak Ridge National Laboratory for the 2015 spring term of the Science Undergraduate Laboratory Internship Program. The program at ORNL is administered by ORAU, through a contract with DOE to manage the Oak Ridge Institute for Science and Education.
Sponsored by the DOE Office of Science’s Office of Workforce Development for Teachers and Scientists, the SULI program encourages undergraduate students to pursue science, technology, engineering and mathematics careers, providing them with the opportunity to perform research for 16 weeks under the guidance of ORNL staff scientists and engineers on projects supporting the DOE mission.
Appointments take place from early January to mid-April 2015. Program benefits include a stipend and a housing allowance/limited travel reimbursement for those whose permanent address is located more than 50 miles from ORNL.
To be eligible, an applicant must be a U.S. citizen or legal permanent resident of the U.S., at least 18 years of age, and an undergraduate student having completed one year of college courses with a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.0 at the time of application. Recent graduates are eligible if the time period between the receipt of the degree is less than one year and if the applicant has not yet begun a graduate study. For more information on eligibility requirements, please see the frequently asked questions guidance provided on the program website. The deadline to apply is 5:00 PM ET on October 7, 2014.
More information as well as an online application is available on the program website. DOE also offers the spring SULI program at 11 other participating national laboratories in addition to ORNL.
ORAU provides innovative scientific and technical solutions to advance national priorities in science, education health and security. Through specialized teams of experts, unique laboratory capabilities and access to a consortium of more than 100 major Ph.D.-granting institutions, ORAU works with federal, state, local and commercial customers to advance national priorities and serve the public interest. A 501(c)(3) nonprofit corporation and federal contractor, ORAU manages the Oak Ridge Institute for Science and Education for the U.S. Department of Energy.