What is Summer internship: Definition and 37 Discussions

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    Other Recommended work for an undergrad (internships, research, etc.)

    I am a second year undergrad pursuing Physics and my primary question is when looking for work (internships, research work, etc.) is it recommended to apply for formal programs and fellowships (say research fellowships, summer/winter schools at good institutions, etc.) as opposed to say reaching...
  2. H

    Admissions Thoughts/Help on DOE CCI application for specific project areas

    Hello, I am currently a second year community college student applying for the DOE CCI summer internship. I was wondering if anyone had any idea of the priority of the labs will determine if I accepted. By this I mean, for example, I was applying to Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL) for the...
  3. J

    Admissions What REU's to apply to with a mediocre GPA?

    I'm currently a sophomore just about to finish my 3rd semester and I'm trying to apply for some internships over the summer to earn extra money/experience. After today it's looking like my submitted GPA will be a high 3.3 (3.4 if my last final goes very well) because I tanked my freshman fall...
  4. quixote

    Other What to do as a research intern?

    Electrical undergrad here, done with my second year and due to multiple factors(mostly covid), I'm home for the summer of '21. By this time next year, I hope to get an internship(research) in a university that is for the summer of '22. I'm not very sure on what to do this summer other than...
  5. Replusz

    Physics Summer research internship in Physics

    I just finished my second year at a European University. I did some laser-related experimental summer research after first year, and am currently doing a condensed matter experimental summer research (both at European research institutes). Next year I would like to work at an Ivy League...
  6. A

    Physics Applied physicist, summer internship - panicking

    I am about to commence a 3 month summer internship as an applied physicist. The job role involves working within the R&D department performing on the bench experimentation involving optical and electromagnetic sensing and analysis using python. Having finished my University exams on June the...
  7. TachyonLord

    Programs Where Should I Apply for Physics Internships and Workshops?

    So I'm an undergrad student from India pursuing physics, I'm currently in my first year and I'm really confused as to what I should do. I mean, I like physics, especially the computational aspect of it, but I don't know if I'll continue physics after three years. Summer's going to start soon and...
  8. astroman707

    Admissions Phyics REU personal statement critiques?

    I just finished my personal statement for physics REU applications, and I was wondering if anyone would be willing to read it and give it some critiques or general advice. If accepted, this will be my first REU. I'm applying to 10 schools. Thanks! *** Physics never actually caught my eye until...
  9. Eclair_de_XII

    Math I need references to apply for a summer internship but....

    ...I feel very uncomfortable asking any of the teachers who have taught the classes I have taken so far. There was one teacher who I was considering asking to be one of my two references. I have already tried e-mailing him even though he has left the university, but he did not reply; whether it...
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    Programs 2018 REU and Summer Program Acceptance Thread

    It is that time of year again. Here's a space to check on acceptances for REU programs or other summer jobs. SULI and SURF come to mind. I imagine most of them will start coming by the end of the month. What are you waiting on? What are you excited for? What do you wish you had applied for? What...
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    Schools How does a summer at the University of Arizona sound?

    So I have the opportunity to work at the University of Arizona this upcoming summer in High Energy Physics. This is an amazing opportunity since I get to spend a summer doing research at a university different than my own (although it will be unpaid). But I am wondering, how good will it be when...
  12. jennys

    Experience with Late SULI Letter of Recommendation?

    Has anyone had experience with applying for the SULI program with a professor submitting their recommendation late? I submitted and requested everything before the deadline, but one professor was late and her letter was refused. This was my top choice for the summer. I have a good GPA, 1.5 years...
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    Programs Summer Research at CERN or CalTech: Which is the Better Option for Grad School?

    Hello! About summer research at CERN, through their program, what does that involves? I mean I understand there will be lectures and visiting and explanations about how the detectors work and all that. But there will be also actual research to lead to a publication or anything like that? Also...
  14. LeftMyHeartInErebor

    Other Find Physics Internships: Tips & Advice for Success

    I'm trying to think ahead and start looking for summer internships, I'll be done with my sophomore year of physics by then. I know there are a lot out there, I know of a few, have stumbled on a few, how do I find more? I know that getting as much experience as possible is necessary for my...
  15. ramzerimar

    Engineering How to prepare for internships during 2nd year in MechE?

    I'm now heading towards the fourth semester in my Mechanical Engineering course, and I think it's a good time to start thinking about summer internships. Where I live, those usually happen in January-February, and companies start advertising their internship programs in september. I think it...
  16. Dayman

    Summer Internships (international)

    I'm a Junior International Student studying Physics and Econ at the University of Texas at Austin, just wondering if anyone here got into CERN, Fermi Lab or the UCLA internship(or other physics internship open to internationals!), what was your resume/gpa/credentials like when you applied? Just...
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    Where can I find Medical Physics placements for a BSc student?

    Hi! I'm currently looking for a placement in Medical Physics, either Summer or year-long. It would preferably be either in the UK or New Zealand. I'm a second year BSc Physics with Medical Physics and achieved a First in my first year. Could anyone recommend any companies or hospitals that...
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    Job Skills DoE SULI Fall 2015: Waiting to Hear Back

    I applied for the SULI program for this fall and I'm really antsy to find out if I got in or not. I applied at PNNL and LANL. Has anyone heard back about their acceptance yet?
  19. M

    Engineering or Physics internship?

    I'm a physics major but I can't seem to find any physics internships without having to travel long distances, so I was thinking about an engineering internship but I was wondering if that would be a smart move or not?
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    DoE/SULI Acceptances: Applying & Expectations

    I applied to the DoE Summer Undergraduate Laboratory Internships for this summer. I chose PPPL as my first choice and LLNL as my second. Has anyone heard back from any lab yet? When should I expect to hear back? Thanks!
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    SULI Summer 2015: Selection Process & Application Q&A

    Does anyone know how SULI's selection process works? On the application you list your top two choices for labs; does your application get sent to those two labs for the mentors to pick or is there some sort of prescreening by the DOE? Thanks.
  22. R

    Looking for a summer internship

    I'm looking for a summer internship but I don't really know what to expect. I don't have a degree, I'm still finishing my D.E.C (2 year science program in Quebec that comes inbetween grade 11 and uni) and I probably have the knowledge equivalent of a 1-2 semester-in undergraduate in the US. I'm...
  23. L

    Banking Summer Internship for Maths Student

    I'm a maths student going into 3rd year. I was told to start early looking into a banking internship for next summer. The problem is I'm really confused by all the different sectors of the banks. Taking Morgan Stanley for example...
  24. M

    Should I do work in an experimental physics lab or summer internship?

    Hey PF, quick question for you guys. I got offers (on the same day!) to work with a professor at my college (1.5 hours away from home), paid, to do some experimental work. I also was offered an internship at the Naval Undersea warfare center in Newport, RI (~40 minutes from home). I will be...
  25. M

    Resume for a summer internship

    Hi all, I'm not sure if this should be here or in 'Academic Guidance' but I'm sure the mods will make that call. Anyway, I accepted a summer internship at JPL/NASA this summer and just received an email that had me complete some registration steps. One of the steps wants me to upload a...
  26. M

    Best way to get summer internship

    Hi, I would like to know, what are good strategies to use when you are trying to get an internship. My background is Computer Science, I'm in my second year now. Should I just send my CV to as many companies?
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    Engineering Summer internship/ vocational training after 4th semester engineering

    Hi, I am a 4th semester engineering student of electronics and communication discipline. My semester is going to end and I am very worried about the vocational training. I am from a small town and I don't belong to a very rich family. Should i collect money and move to a big town like New...
  28. A

    DOE SULI 2012 summer internship

    I applied to the NREL and Idaho national lab for renewable energy technologies and mechanical engineering. Just wondering if anyone has heard any news from these two or any others? Thanks
  29. J

    Summer internship or summer job for Elect. Eng majors?

    I am a current sophomore (just started soph year) Electrical engineering major at a top state school So this last summer (end of frosh year) I worked in a research lab. I sort of want to go to grad school after my BS. But, just in case grad school does not work out for me, I want to keep the...
  30. A

    National space biomedical research institute summer internship

    my 1st post here... I recently applied to the NSBRI summer internship program... has anybody else applied/gone thru this internship as an undergrad? if so, what was it like? i'm also curious about how selective they are... http://www.nsbri.org/Education/SummerInternship.html [Broken]...
  31. djeitnstine

    EU summer Internship 2010

    Hi I know some of you guys are from europe who may be able to answer my question. I'm seriously considering working in Europe (Preferably UK) after I've completed my masters in the US. However, I'm a British citizen - being born on a British territory and all (means I have an EU passport). So...
  32. WolfOfTheSteps

    Looking for summer internship in physics

    Hello, So, summer started and I don't have an internship or summer job. I graduate in December, and I have not yet had an internship. :( I'm a good student at a top ranking school, with a 3.65 GPA in Electrical Engineering, specializing in communications and signals. (Lot's of upper level...
  33. D

    Internship at Lockheed Martin: Is it a Good Thing?

    If I am going to be working at Lockheed Martin (Space Systems) as an intern... is it a good thing? I realize that any solid internship is a great experience to have, but will it make me competitive when searching for a fulltime job? I ask primarily because of the fact that LM hires MANY interns...
  34. U

    Interviewing for a summer internship in industry

    I have an offer from BAE for a summer internship for 2008. I am still looking at other companies, like Lockheed Martin. If they ask me if I have received other offers, what should I say? Should I say yes? Also, I've gotten one position at BAE and another recruiter called me for a position...
  35. M

    Summer internship for Non-US citizens

    Hello, I am a second year physics major. I am looking for an internship or research experience for summer 2008. However, all the REU programs I looked at are only available to either US-citizen or Permanent resident. I am an international student and do not have a green card. I know...
  36. S

    Summer internship programs in Europe for American students

    Hi. I am looking into summer programs for the upcoming summer. I am interested in programs with focus in math and/or computer science. Last summer I did a physics REU at Columbia, and this summer I was hoping to maybe do a program somewhere in Europe. Maybe Cambridge, ETH, or Oxford or some...
  37. N

    EE Summer Internship: Interview Tips for Juniors at Kenworth Trucking

    Hello, not sure if I should post this here or in the Academic forum. Seems like most of those posts were for physics. Anyway. I have an interview tomorrow with Kenworth Trucking company in Kirkland, WA. I am a junior Electrical/Computer Engineer at Seattle University. The application was...
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