Internships

Important Dates

Internship applications for the Spring 2015 semester are due Sunday, November 9th.

Late or incomplete applications will not be considered.

Spring 2015 Application

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. 

Internship Sites

Some of our current and past internship partners are listed below as an example of the internship opportunities available to students. Available opportunities vary each semester. 

  • Eurofins Central Analytical Laboratories
  • New Orleans Crime Lab 
  • St. Tammany Parish Crime Lab
  • Thionville Laboratory
  • United States Department of Agriculture (USDA)

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. 

 

Questions?

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