2017 OEP Universal, All-hands, Weekly Activities Report

Weekly Report:
Each Friday of your internship, you are required to submit a brief report of your week's activities. You should file this weekly report online here at scienceinterns.com prior to picking up your check.

This requirement must be completed each week of your internship with the exception of the final week, when all of your deliverables must be submitted to the DOE or OEP or both prior to your departure.

2017 Spring, SULI Program, Intern Obligations

The 2017 Science Undergraduate Laboratory Internship (SULI) required deliverables are an important element of your internship experience, and are designed to help develop skills important for STEM career professionals.

There are four required deliverables:

1) Oral or Poster Presentation:
All participants are required to deliver either an oral or a poster presentation before an appropriate peer group.  The subject matter for the presentation is to be based upon the participant’s internship research project activities. Prior to the poster or oral presentation, submission of a short (150 word) abstract summarizing the presentation content, as well as all final content used in the presentation, is required. Some institutions may not offer an option for an oral presentation. In such cases, a poster presentation is required.

 

2) One-page peer review:
All participants must provide a one-page written peer review of another intern’s talk or poster. Host institutions will determine the review assignments. Assigned reviewers must submit their written comments prior to the end of their appointment.

 

3) Abstract for General Audience:
All participants are required to complete and submit an abstract (300 word limit) summarizing their research experience at a level appropriate for a general audience (non-expert, Scientific American level). Submission of general audience abstract must be made prior to the end of their appointment and as directed by the host laboratory.

 

4) Research Report Paper:
All participants must complete and submit a 1500–3000 word research report paper describing their project related internship activities, using appropriate elements excerpted from the Style Manual from the American Institute of Physics, as defined under the Guidelines, Requirements, and Instructions. Submission of the research report paper must be made prior to the end of their appointment and as directed by the host laboratory.

Development of the materials required to fulfill the deliverables may be performed using word processing and/or graphics design/presentation software of your choice, but all final copies must be made available in an Adobe Acrobat (.pdf) file format, and submitted using the online system. Instructions for preparing and submitting (uploading in the online system) Acrobat file formatted copies of deliverables will be available from your internship host institution. The complete Guidelines, Requirements, and Instructions for preparing the SULI program deliverables can be found in this PDF.

2017 Spring, CCI Program, Intern Obligations

The 2017 Community College Internship (CCI) program required deliverables are an important element of your internship experience, and are designed to help develop skills important for STEM career professionals.

DOE and OEP Required Deliverables

There are two required deliverables to be submitted to the DOE:

1)   Poster Presentation:
All participants are required to deliver a poster presentation before an appropriate peer group. The subject matter for the presentation is to be based upon the participant’s internship project activities. Prior to the poster presentation, submission of a short (150 word) abstract summarizing the presentation content, as well as all final content used in the presentation, is required.

 

2)   Project Report Paper:
All CCI participants are required to submit a project report for their internship activities. This report should be a summary of the project’s technical goals; progress made to achieve these goals, and specific accomplishments made by the intern including their impact. The report should include any project relevant technical writing, drawings, schematics, designs, or diagrams, contributed to by the intern. Submission must be made prior to the end of your appointment and as directed by your host laboratory.

 

Development of the materials required to fulfill the deliverables may be performed using word processing and/or graphics design/presentation software of your choice, but all final copies must be made available in an Adobe Acrobat (.pdf) file format, and submitted using the online system. Instructions for preparing and submitting (uploading in the online system) Acrobat file formatted copies of deliverables will be available from your internship host institution. The complete Guidelines, Requirements, and Instructions for preparing the CCI program deliverables can be found in this PDF.

 

There are two required deliverables to be submitted to the OEP only:

3) Abstract for General Audience:
All CCI participants are required to complete and submit an abstract (300 word limit) summarizing their research experience at a level appropriate for a general audience (non-expert, Scientific American level). Submission of general audience abstract must be made prior to the end of their appointment and as directed by the host laboratory.

 

4) One-page peer review:
All participants must provide a one-page written peer review of another CCI intern’s talk or poster. Host institutions will determine the review assignments. Assigned reviewers must submit their written comments prior to the end of their appointment.

2017 Spring SURP, Intern Obligations

The required deliverables for the 2017 BNL Office of Educational Programs Supplemental programs (SURP) are an important element of your internship experience, and are designed to help develop skills important for STEM career professionals.

1) Poster Presentation:
All participants are required to deliver a poster presentation during the 2017 Summer Symposium August 10 and 11.  The subject matter for the presentation is to be based upon the participant’s internship research project activities.

 

2) Research Report Paper:
All participants must complete and submit a 1500–3000 word research report paper describing their project related internship activities, using appropriate elements excerpted from the Style Manual from the American Institute of Physics. Submission of the research report paper must be made to the Office of Educational Programs prior to the end of their appointment and as directed by the host laboratory.

Development of the materials required to fulfill the deliverables may be performed using word processing and/or graphics design/presentation software of your choice. Instructions for preparing and submitting these deliverables will be available from your internship host institution.

 

3) Abstract for General Audience:
All participants are required to complete and submit an abstract (300 word limit) summarizing their research experience at a level appropriate for a general audience (non-expert, Scientific American level). Submission of general audience abstract must be made prior to the end of their appointment and as directed by the host laboratory.

 

4) One-page peer review:
All participants must provide a one-page written peer review of another SULI intern’s talk or poster. Host institutions will determine the review assignments. Assigned reviewers must submit their written comments prior to the end of their appointment.

2017 Spring Term GRIP Intern Obligations

The required deliverables for the 2017 BNL Office of Educational Programs Supplemental program Graduate Research Internship Program (GRIP) are an important element of your internship experience, and are designed to help develop skills important for STEM career professionals.

 

1) Research Report Paper:
All participants must complete and submit a 1500–3000 word research report paper describing their project related internship activities, using appropriate elements excerpted from the Style Manual from the American Institute of Physics. Submission of the research report paper must be made to the Office of Educational Programs prior to the end of their appointment and as directed by the host laboratory.

Development of the materials required to fulfill the deliverables may be performed using word processing and/or graphics design/presentation software of your choice. Instructions for preparing and submitting these deliverables will be available from your internship host institution.