SULI conducts research on initiatives supporting the DOE mission under the supervision of laboratory staff scientists or engineers.
About SULI Internship
The Science Undergraduate Laboratory Internships (SULI) program encourages undergraduate students and recent graduates to pursue STEM careers by providing research opportunities at Department of Energy (DOE) laboratories.
Selected students work as interns at one of the 17 participating DOE laboratories/facilities. The DOE Office of Science’s Office of Workforce Development for Teachers and Scientists (WDTS) sponsors and manages the SULI program in partnership with DOE laboratories/facilities
Learn more about prerequisites for the SULI internship below
Students Currently Enrolled
- At the time of application, the candidate must be a full-time undergraduate student at an accredited institution (including accredited community colleges and 2-year colleges) and have completed at least one semester as a matriculated undergraduate student.
- Students enrolled in quarter-system colleges and universities must have completed at least one academic quarter. The submitted transcript must include grades for the full semeste
- Applicants, including freshmen, must have completed at least six credit hours of postsecondary science, mathematics, engineering, or technology coursework.
- By the time students apply, they must have completed at least 12 credit hours toward a degree. The provided transcript must include credit hours and grades
- Advanced Placement or other undergraduate credits gained prior to undergraduate enrollment cannot be used to satisfy the one-term completion requirement.
- The number of hours or courses required by the school for full-time attendance determines full-time enrollment status (as defined by the Internal Revenue Service).
- Students who have graduated with an associate’s degree or bachelor’s degree, those who have completed a combined BS/MS program, and those who have completed an undergraduate degree and are now enrolled in a graduate studies program may apply as a “Recent Graduate.”
- The duration between receiving an undergraduate degree and beginning the SULI term must be no more than two years.
- Must have a cumulative GPA of 3.0 on a 4.0 scale for all completed courses taken as a matriculated student at the applicant’s current (or recently-graduated) institution and at any institutions attended as a matriculated postsecondary student during the five years preceding the start of the most recent enrollment.
- You must be at least 18 years old when the internship begins.
- At the time of application, you must be a US citizen or a lawful permanent resident.
- When an internship offer is accepted, proof of US citizenship or Lawful Permanent Resident (LPR) status will be required.
All applicants for the SULI program must be either actively enrolled full-time or have recently graduated with an undergraduate degree.