Internship Programs

ESS Internship Program

The Internship Program gives ESS undergraduate students the opportunity to earn academic credit for integrating real-world work experience with academic work.

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UCI Chemistry Field Studies Program

The Department of Chemistry is now offering Chem 197: Introduction to the UCI Chemistry Field Studies Program. This course is a .5 unit course that is a joint effort between the Department of Chemistry and Professor Suzanne Blum, Director, UCI Field Studies in Chemistry Program. The goal of this course is to prepare students to participate in the UCI Chemistry Field Studies Program by helping students to develop the skills needed to apply for an internship in chemistry and career positions after UCI.

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The Norman Rostoker Internship at TAE Technologies

The Department of Physics and Astronomy in partnership with TAE Technologies invites applications for a Prize Internship position: The Norman Rostoker Internship at TAE Technologies.

TAE Technologies is located in Foothill Ranch, CA and has a core mission to develop commercial fusion energy with no harmful byproducts. The internship will involve one or more of the following areas: plasma diagnostics, data science, particle accelerators, and computational science.

The Rostoker Internship is awarded in partnership with the UC Irvine Physics & Astronomy Department and is targeted at senior UCI undergraduate students who will complete a B.S. degree in Physics or Applied Physics during the 2018- 2019 academic year. The internship will start in late June 2019 with negotiable duration. Students who intend to enter the workforce upon graduation (rather than going to graduate school) are specifically encouraged to apply.

Applicants should send a CV, statement of experience, and two letters of reference to Prof. Heidbrink ( by May 15, 2019. A job description specifying the nature of the work is attached.