Science Undergraduate Laboratory Internships. US Department of Energy, Department of Energy (DOE) offers Science Under graduate Laboratory Internship (SULI) program for undergraduate students. Full details:
School(Institutions/ Country): | USA
Level: Research Internship
Field(s):Science Under graduate Laboratory Internships are provided to pursue science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) careers by providing research experiences at the Department of Energy (DOE) laboratories.
Deadline: October 1, 2013.
Funded By:The SULI program is sponsored and managed by the DOE Office of Science’s, Office of Workforce Development for Teachers and Scientists (WDTS) in collaboration with the DOE laboratories.
Beneficiaries(Target Groups): Science Under graduate Laboratory Internships are targeted for Applicant who must have a United States Citizen or Permanent Resident Alien)
‣ Award No: Not Specified
‣ Scholarship Duration: Spring Term (January through May).
‣ SULI program encourages undergraduate students to pursue science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) careers by providing research experiences at the Department of Energy (DOE) laboratories.
‣ Selected students participate as interns appointed at one of 15 participating DOE laboratories.
‣ They perform research, under the guidance of laboratory staff scientists or engineers, on projects supporting the DOE mission.
‣ The SULI program is sponsored and managed by the DOE Office of Science’s, Office of Workforce Development for Teachers and Scientists (WDTS) in collaboration with the DOE laboratories.
‣ Applications for the Science Undergraduate Laboratory Internships program are solicited annually for three separate internship terms. Internship appointments are 10 weeks in duration for the Summer Term (May through August) or 16 weeks in duration for the Fall (August through December) and Spring (January through May) Terms.
‣ Each DOE laboratory offers different research opportunities; not all DOE laboratories offer internships during the Fall and Spring Terms.
‣ To be considered, an applicant must meet all eligibility criteria and have submitted an application comprising all required materials.
‣ Prior to the merit assessment and evaluation, an initial review of all applications will be conducted to verify applicant eligibility and ensure all the required application materials have been provided.
‣ Applications will then be subject to a merit review process and selection process.
‣ From the highly reviewed applications, research advisors at the host laboratories select those applicants whose skills, knowledge, and research interests are best aligned with the research projects available to interns for the pending SULI term.
To avail Science Undergraduate Laboratory Internships, candidates must meet the following criteria:
‣ Must be currently enrolled as a full-time undergraduate student at an accredited institution, and also have completed at least one year as a matriculating undergraduate student at the time of applying (additional undergraduate credits obtained prior to enrollment cannot be applied to meet the minimum one-year completion requirement).
‣ Applicants who will complete their undergraduate degree prior to starting their internship may apply as a “Graduating Senior”, if (1) the applicant has not yet started a program of graduate study and will not matriculate as a graduate student prior to completing the SULI term, and (2) the time period between receipt of an undergraduate degree and starting the SULI term is less than one year. Community college students are eligible to apply.
‣ Must have an undergraduate cumulative minimum Grade Point Average (GPA) of 3.0 on a 4.0 scale for all completed courses as a matriculating student.
‣ Must be 18 years or older at the time the internship begins.
‣ Must be a United States Citizen or Permanent Resident Alien at the time of applying.
‣ Proof of U.S. Citizenship or Permanent Resident Alien status will be requested at the time an internship offer is accepted.
‣ Acceptable form of proof of U.S. Citizenship includes, but is not limited to, a Certified Birth Certificate, an U.S. State Government Issued Enhanced Drivers License, U.S. Passport, U.S. Passport Card, Naturalization Certificate, Certificate of Citizenship, Consular Report of Birth (of U.S. citizen) Abroad, or Certification of Birth. Permanent Resident Aliens must hold an active United States Permanent Resident Card.
‣ Must have earned a high school diploma or General Education Development (GED) equivalent at the time of applying.
‣ Proof of an earned High School diploma or for passing all five GED tests required to achieve a Certificate of General Educational Development should be provided on the applicant’s undergraduate transcripts.
Science Undergraduate Laboratory Internships
‣ Applications will be assessed based upon the applicant’s performance in completed academic coursework, and especially coursework in science, technology, engineering, or mathematics (STEM); strength of recommendation letters; expressed scientific interests; and the applicant’s background, experience, accomplishments, and interests as they relate to the research programs at the host laboratories.
‣ Applicants will receive an e-mail message from DOE notifying them of their selection.
‣ The status page of theirr application account will also indicate that they have been selected for an internship offer.
‣ This will be followed by an email with a more detailed offer package from the host DOE Laboratory’s education office including an appointment letter and other documents explaining the details of your the appointment.
Scholarship Application Method
‣ All Applications to the SULI program must be completed through the online application system.
‣ Internship Applications are due on 1 October 2013.
‣ It is important to read the application procedure, and visit the official websites (link found below) for detailed information on how to apply for this scholarship.
‣ Application forms and guidelines can be download from the official website
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