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Apply now for a 2017 internship

January 27, 2017

In summer 2016, nearly 350 students came to INL to do everything from cybersecurity to rare earth extraction to building a process control loop out of junked spare parts. In all, students from 94 universities around the United States and overseas participated as interns. From the lab’s...

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Summer interns collaborate on in-core neutron sensor

November 18, 2016

An undergraduate, master’s and two doctoral nuclear engineering students came together this summer to collaborate on an in-core neutron sensor known as the Micro-pocket Fission Detector (MPFD). The four have spent their summer working on this innovative technology in the...

Welcoming Dr. Cheng Sun as the first honoree under the Russell L....

October 5, 2016

Idaho National Laboratory is welcoming Dr. Cheng Sun as its first honoree under the Russell L. Heath Distinguished Postdoctoral Associate Program. Sun comes to INL from Los Alamos National Laboratory, where he has been a postdoctoral associate since May 2013....

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The value in a strategic and engaging summer intern program

September 20, 2016

Considering that one of the main challenges facing Idaho National Laboratory is attending to the “talent pipeline” – attracting talented younger people to pursue careers at the U.S. Department of Energy facility – the value of a strategic and engaging...

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Advanced microscopy reveals ancient paint components

March 9, 2016

Although the Center for Advanced Energy Studies (CAES) is considered a forward-looking research institution, a team there is working to unlock the mysteries of an Egyptian artifact from the second century CE. With equipment valued at more than $3.5 million...

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Local high school student’s virtual reality project aids search and rescue

February 1, 2016

When Hillcrest High School student, Jason Hale, pondered ideas for his senior project, he was inspired by his summer internship at Idaho National Laboratory and his adventures in the nearby mountains of sprawling Bonneville County, Idaho. Conversations with lab personnel,...

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INL Intern Final Project Showcase awards interns for summer research projects.

September 23, 2015

F&SS interns score top honors at Project Showcase A pair of high school graduates combined their brains, talents and skills to earn top honors at the annual INL Intern Final Project Showcase, where university graduate students, undergrads and high school interns display...

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3-D modeling used to re-create the Reno Homestead

September 14, 2015

INL intern looks to the past to build future Many people think interns spend their time making copies, organizing files or doing basically anything that full-time employees don’t want to do. That’s not the case at Idaho National Laboratory, where one intern...

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GDP growth attributable to advancements in science and technology

May 27, 2015

Can America compete? This simple question has had pundits wringing their hands for years as they question the quality of American science, technology, engineering and mathematics education – the STEM disciplines – and ask whether we can continue to be...

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