Argonne National Laboratory

Graduates
"Science does not know its debt to imagination."
- Ralph Waldo Emerson, Poet

One of the world’s great scientific destinations, Argonne is the place to be if you are a graduate student. With access to world-class facilities and world-reknowned researchers, graduate students at Argonne can taste the best of the research and development world as they work toward graduate degrees. Argonne’s mission is to apply a unique mix of world-class science, engineering and user facilities to deliver innovative research and technology, creating new knowledge that addresses the most important scientific and societal needs of our nation.

Argonne offers a variety of research appointments, cooperative education opportunities and specialized schools to fit the need – and schedules – of any graduate student. We encourage students pursuing a master's degree or Ph.D. candiates. Come to Argonne, expand and create new knowledge – and change your world.

Internship Program Application Requirements Program Offered Application Deadlines
Graduate Cooperative Education (Co-Op) Program Online Application; 2 Letters of Recommendation; Co-Op Verification Form Year Round None
Graduate Research Aide (RA) Program  Online Application; 2 Letters of Recommendation

Summer
Fall
Spring

February 1, 2017
None
None

Givens Associate Program Current resumé as a .pdf file; 3 Letters of Recommendation Summer only March 1, 2017
Minority Serving Institutions
Partnership Program (MSIPP)*
Online Application; 2 Letters of Recommendation  Summer only March 20, 2017*
Strategic Trade Control Program Current resumé as a .pdf file; 2 Letters of Recommendation Summer only March 1, 2017
International Safeguards Summer Internships Current resume as a .pdf file;  2 Letters of Recommendation Summer only March 15, 2017
Graduate Research Program Online Application; 2 Letters of Recommendation; Application Approval Form Year Round None
W.J. Cody Program Current resumé as a .pdf file; 3 Letters of Recommendation Summer only March 1, 2017
Visiting Student Program
for Graduates
Online Application; 2 Letters of Recommendation; Application Approval Form Year Round None
National School on Neutron and X-ray Scattering Online Application; 3 Letters of Recommendation Summer only April 10, 2017

*Department of Energy funded programs. Please visit website for specific deadlines.