Important Dates

Internship applications for Fall 2014 will be available in Summer 2014. 

Please check back for more information about Fall 2014 internship opportunities. 

In addition to providing students with opportunities to conduct research as undergraduates, the Department of Chemistry also has internships for students who want to use their skills in applied settings. Internships are designed to provide practical hands-on laboratory or workplace experience in Chemistry.

Course Credit for Internships

Internship students have the opportunity to enroll in CHEM 3091: Chemistry Internship. This course requires a commitment of a minimum of 3 contact hours per credit hour per week at the off-campus site. CHEM 3091 may be used for university general elective credit, and can be taken multiple times for a maximum of 9 credit hours. 

Info for Local Businesses and Industry Professionals

Local business and industry professionals interested in developing internship opportunities with the Department of Chemistry can contact Lindsey Jakiel, Chemistry Programs Coordinator or complete an interest form online. 

Spring 2014 Internship Sites

  • Kenner Police Crime Scene Investigation
  • New Orleans Crime Lab 
  • St. Tammany Parish Crime Lab
  • Thionville Laboratory
  • United States Department of Agriculture (USDA)
  • University of New Orleans (Medicinal Chemistry)

Obtaining Internships 

In order to obtain an internship in Chemistry, students must apply online through the department. The department will review applications completed by interested students and make a recommendation to the internship site supervisor. Before applying, interested students should carefully review the position descriptions.  

Internship Position Descriptions


Current students seeking internships can contact the Department of Chemistry to learn about available opportunities.