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Apply for the Undergraduate Summer Research Internship Program


Conducting research alongside a UT faculty member during the summer is a great way to enhance your knowledge and interact with faculty outside of the classroom setting.

The Office of Undergraduate Research funds a summer internship program to promote research and creative activity among undergraduate students. All current full-time undergraduate students enrolled at the Knoxville campus are eligible to apply. Students graduating in May or August 2015 are not eligible.

Read more and to apply starting January 7:

Intern at a U.S. DOE National Laboratory - Apply TODAY!

The Science Undergraduate Laboratory Internship (SULI) program encourages undergraduate students to pursue science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) careers by providing research experiences at one of 17 participating DOE laboratories/facilities.

Minimum 3.0 GPA, $500 per week stipend, plus housing alloance and travel to and from the site.Think about going to California, Chicago, or Los Alamos! Oak Ridge National Laboratory, Brookhaven, and Los Alamos take the largest number of interns!

Few people apply for this program and all that complete it ask to do it again.

Deadline is January 9 including two references which must be submitted online! So finish your application as soon as possible and let your references know there is a hard deadline. Apply here:

Looking for Stars

We are looking for students to feature in an upcoming video about undergraduate research at UT. Let us know asap if you are interested!  Email us at  


Get in Touch

Are you an undergraduate researcher with news to share? We want to hear from you! If you have recently completed a research project, presented at a conference, or want to tell us about your fabulous mentor, fill out the appropriate form(s) below. (Faculty submissions also welcome.)

» Have you published?

» Have you been to a conference?

» Submit an undergraduate research profile

» Submit a story about UT undergraduate research

» Submit an undergraduate research mentor profile

Office of Undergraduate Research
1534 White Ave.
Knoxville, TN 37996-1529
Phone: 865-974-8560

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