Date posted: Jul 12, 2023

U.S. Department of Energy Seeking Applicants for the Science Undergraduate Laboratory Internships (SULI) Program 

U.S. Department of Energy | Washington, District of Columbia (DC), United State of America (USA)

Opportunity Type: Internships

Current Program: Master's, Bachelor's, Associate

Topics: Organic Chemistry, Microbiology, Geoscience, Sustainability, Chemical Engineering, Computational Chemistry, Materials, Biochemistry, Environment, Nanoscience, Physical Sciences, Inorganic Chemistry

Sector: Government

Compensation: Paid

Remote Position: No

Opportunity Description:

Applications for the Science Undergraduate Laboratory Internships (SULI) Program are now open for the 2023 Fall Term. Applications are due Wednesday, October 4, 2023, at 5:00 p.m. EDT.

Apply at 

Are you an undergraduate student pursuing a degree in science, technology, engineering, or math (STEM) or recent graduate who completed an associate’s degree or bachelor’s degree in STEM?  Do you want to develop and hone your research skills at a national laboratory while learning from some of our nation’s best scientists and engineers? 

Then the Science Undergraduate Laboratory Internships (SULI) program is for you.  As a SULI participant, you’ll gain valuable hands-on research experience and build your professional network while collaborating on an exciting project under the guidance of a mentor.  You will also have opportunities to present your research to your mentors and peers, join in social activities, and engage in a variety of professional development activities to enhance your career skills.  

Learn more about SULI and get your questions answered by program managers and lab representatives! A total of two informational workshops will be held for SULI. One workshop will provide an overview of the program’s application process and requirements. The second workshop will include a panel discussion featuring SULI and other DOE internship program alumni. Note: attendance at the first workshop is not required to attend the second workshop.

-1st workshop: August 10, 2023 from 3:00 – 4:00 pm EDT (register here:
-2nd workshop: September 6, 2023 from 2:00 - 3:00 pm EDT (register here:

The SULI program is sponsored and managed by the Department of Energy (DOE) / Office of Science’s Workforce Development for Teachers and Scientists (WDTS) program in collaboration with 17 DOE national laboratories and facilities across the U.S.   

-$650/week stipend 
-Housing accommodations or housing allowance 
-Round-trip travel reimbursement 

-Must be a full-time undergraduate student or recent graduate of an associate’s or bachelor’s degree program at an accredited institution 
-Must have completed at least one semester as a matriculated undergraduate at the time of application 
-Must have a minimum cumulative undergraduate GPA of 3.0 on a 4.0 scale 
-Must be at least 18 years old at the start of the internship 
-Must be a U.S. citizen or legal permanent resident at the time of application 
-Must possess medical insurance during the internship 

Students may participate in SULI twice and apply a maximum of four times 

To learn more about SULI, visit

How to Apply?

Apply at 

Program Dates:

Fall 2023


October 4, 2023

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