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Science interns share their stories

The U.S. Department of Energy’s Workforce Development for Teachers and Scientists program helps ensure a sustained pipeline for the nation's science, technology, engineering, and mathematics workforce. As part of this program, the Science Undergraduate Laboratory Internship and Community College Internship programs provide opportunities for college students to gain authentic research experiences generally not available in an academic setting.

Hear participants talk about their intern experiences at Brookhaven Lab.

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Cliff Gerlak

From U.S. Marine to Chemical Engineer

As an intern in Brookhaven Lab's Chemistry Division, Gerlak researched fundamental reactions of methane and carbon dioxide and the behavior of catalysts that can produce useful chemicals.

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Matias Rosner

University of Puerto Rico

Rosner investigated machine learning during his internship at Brookhaven Lab through the U.S. Department of Energy's Science Undergraduate Laboratory Internships (SULI) program.

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Altramiese Tippie

Mountainview College, Texas

Tippie conducted electrochemical and spectrophotometric studies of polymers during her time at Brookhaven Lab through the U.S. Department of Energy's Community College Internship program.

  • This is Brookhaven Lab

    June 4, 2019

    Brookhaven National Laboratory delivers discovery science and transformative technology to power and secure America’s future. Operated by Brookhaven Science Associates for the U.S. Department of Energy’s Office of Science, Brookhaven Lab is a multidisciplinary laboratory with seven Nobel Prize-winning discoveries, 36 R&D 100 Awards, and more than 70 years of pioneering research.