Poster deadline for printing: Tuesday, August 2

Deadline for poster printing: Tuesday, August 2

Using the Subject line "Final Poster," attach and send all posters as a MS Powerpoint doc (.ppt or pptx, no compatible docs; pure MS only) OR as a PDF to the following address:

Follow the usual naming convention: STEGMAN_M_poster (Use your own name here!)

This poster should be the "absolute final, no revisions coming later, we print what you send and will NOT reprint" version of the poster.

If your deparment is printing your poster, send your poster to the above address with DO NOT PRINT in the subject line.

Each member of a team should send in a poster for printing. Remember to make yourself the first author.  

Not sure of the format that you need to use for the poster? See the FAQ page.

Be sure to include the mandatory acknowledgement text for your program. (See FAQ page for the text.)

Final deadline for General Audience Abstract: August 2

Final Deadline for Abstract: Tuesday, August 2

Attach and submit the final Word-compatible (!) copy of your Abstract for a General Audience for Mike to read one last time by this deadline using the Subject line: Final Abstract

Send it to the usual address:

Remove the writing conference day and departmental information.

Mike will review the abstract, make sure it's less than 300 words long, and properly formatted. Any changes will be suggested using "Track changes" and "Comments."

When he returns it, if you are a DOE SULI or VFP intern, you should:

  • Accept/reject the changes,
  • Remove all Comments,
  • Save the abstract as a PDF, and
  • Submit it to the DOE website via the link for your program.

Interns for all other programs are completely finished with this deliverable after this "final draft" submission and do not need to resubmit it ever again!

Program booklet info needed by Monday, 8/1

We need some information for the end of summer program booklet.

DEADLINE: Monday, August 1 @ 4 pm (This is a “drop dead date” deadline.)

  • After logging in using the INTERN INFO menu option, please verify that we have the correct information for your name, your school and your mentor. Change the information as necessary; otherwise, make no changes.
  • This is going to be public document. Check with your mentor to make sure your title is in good shape; viz., proofread, complete, accurate, and not a label.
  • You may update this title as needed until my final print deadline (Monday, August 1 @ 4pm).

Brookhaven Lab Science Communication Workshop for Summer Students

Brookhaven Lab Science Communication Workshop for Summer Students

Brookhaven Lab’s Media & Communication Office will be offering a Science Communication Workshop for summer students on Thursday, July 28. You’ll come away from these sessions with tools to help you describe your research to family members, fellow students, future funders, and the media.

WHEN: Thursday, July 28th, 10 a.m. – 12:45 p.m.

PLUS choice of two afternoon hands-on sessions (registration required)


WHERE: Brookhaven Lab Berkner Hall Room B

Optional suggestion: Prior to the workshop you might want to think about some ways to describe your research to someone who knows nothing about it. Bring your ideas or jotted notes and we’ll help you expand on those ideas at the session!ng>

Click for more information.

Weekly Safety Tip
Using the Right Tool for the Job

Injuries are more likely when the wrong tool is used or the right tool is used improperly.
  • Use the right tool properly.
  • Tools should be properly maintained.
  • Tools should not be abused.

Welcome to the BNL OEP Writing Center for all Summer 2016 interns.

This site features information and suggestions to help you with the OEP and DOE obligations that are a part of your BNL internship. This main page will also provide up-to-date information on the various deadlines that will help all of us manage the summer's work.

  • Weekly reports
    • Each week you are required to submit a brief report of your week's activities. You should file this report online here at prior to picking up your stipend. Mel and Noel will also consult your reports to get a general sense of the summer's research activities as well as how and what you are doing at BNL.

  • Intern Info, etc.
    • This menu choice also allows you to update information we use to contact you or other information we may require.

  • OEP & DOE Deliverables
    • Detailed information on each program's BNL or DOE requirements is provided here.
  • FAQs
    • Stuff not covered elsewhere, including sample deliverables and logos for posters.
  • Contact
    • Start the process for obtaining a guest pass.
    • Forget an email address for Mel, Noel, or Mike? Use this menu choice.
    • The address for any packages or snail mail being sent to you during your internship.