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Idaho National Laboratory Internship/Co-Op for International Students

Idaho National Laboratory (INL) is now seeking bright young students to enroll in its cooperative education program internship/co-op for 2020. This internship requires to work 40 hours per week for 10 to 16 weeks.

INL Internship is designed to allow students to apply the knowledge they obtain through their university studies with practical hands-on experience alongside nationally recognized scientists and engineers.

It is a great opportunity to explore research topics and will provide students with experience in various fields including electrical engineering, mechanical engineering, computer engineering, chemical engineering, etc.

This program is primarily awarded to qualified full-time students enrolled in a mechanical, electrical, computer or chemical engineering bachelor program with a minimum overall 3.0 Grade Point Average.


Idaho National Laboratory in short INL is the nation’s leading center for nuclear energy research and development. It works as a part of the United States Department of Energy’s complex of national laboratories. It was founded in 1949.

Internship Location:

The primary location for this position is Idaho Falls, Idaho.

Internship Duration:

The program will take 10 to 16 weeks.

Internship Benefits:

Selected candidates will be provided a nationally competitive wage, paid holiday schedule and travel reimbursements and a generous housing stipend. In addition, to gain practical experience, interns will be invited to attend weekly seminars, tours and community events designed with career development in mind.


Eligibility Requirements:

If you want to be a part of this opportunity, then you must meet the given criteria:

  • Enrolled full-time student status at an accredited college or university in a Mechanical, Electrical, Computer or Chemical Engineering Bachelors program
  • Registration in their university co-op education program
  • Have the ability to pass a background check
  • Possess a minimum overall 3.0 Grade Point Average (GPA)
  • Maintenance of good academic standing in an undergraduate program of study at college/university for the duration of co-op participation
  • Possess authorization to work in the U.S.

Eligible Country:

Foreign nationals who attend an accredited U.S. college or university and have a current curricular practical training authorization are encouraged to apply.

How to Apply:

Prospective candidates can submit their application along with the following documents through the INL online portal.

  • Your latest college transcripts.
  • A current resume or CV.
  • Names and email addresses for faculty, as INL may request letters of recommendation.
  • Current class schedule including the number of credits or copy of diploma if graduated within the past six months.

Application Deadline:

The applications will remain to be accepted until the position is filled.

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