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LEDs and Solid-state Lighting

Internship Opportunities for Undergraduate StudentsSSL Collage1

The Internship Class for 2014 is filled.
Our sincere thanks to all applicants.

The Lighting Research Center (LRC) and ASSIST are making available a limited number of paid summer internship opportunities for undergraduate students from engineering, physics, science, architecture, or industrial design. Selected students will participate in an intensive, eight-week education and research program focused on solid-state lighting.

Who is eligible to participate?

Undergraduate students from universities within the United States with at least a 3.0 grade point average who have completed at least three years of study in one of the following areas:

  • Mechanical, electrical, or other engineering discipline
  • Physics or other area of science
  • Architecture or architectural engineering
  • Industrial design
What is included in the program?

Students selected for the eight-week, paid internship program in solid-state lighting at the LRC will:

  • Participate in cutting-edge research under the mentorship of world-class scientists and engineers
  • Characterize LED/OLED products using state-of-the-art photometry equipment
  • Improve the design and application of LED- and OLED-based lighting systems
  • Present your work to potential employers at major solid-state lighting companies
  • Receive a stipend of $4,800.
SSL Collage2When will the internship be available?

The next eight week summer internship program will be held from June to July 2015 at the LRC facilities in Troy, New York. Exact dates will be posted soon.

How do I apply for the internship?

Students can apply for the internship program in solid-state lighting by completing the application form, and submitting other requested materials by the deadline specified on the form.

Who do I contact with questions about the program?

For more information on the summer internship program in solid-state lighting, contact Dan Frering.

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