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Student Teacher Ops

DPP provides the following information for students and teachers who may be interested in furthering their education and professional development through workshops and internships, respectively.

Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory offers two professional development programs to in-service and pre-service teachers.

Teacher Research Academies

The Teacher Research Academy (TRA) is a professional development program where middle school, high school, and community college science faculty add to their science content knowledge and skills. This instruction is offered in a continuum progressing teachers from novice to mastery in four content areas that reflect the "cutting-edge" science found at LLNL. These content areas are Fusion and Astrophysics, Biotechnology, Environment and Energy Technologies, and Biophotonics. This instruction provides teachers a context to understand how this science is used to solve real, large-scale problems.

Science on Saturday

Science on Saturday is a series of free lectures and demonstrations intended for middle and high school students and teachers. The topics are selected from the forefront of LLNL science and technology research in a variety of disciplines. Lectures are held in Livermore, Tracy and at CSU East Bay. Seating is on a first-come, first-served basis.

For additional information, please do not hesitate to contact:
Don Correll (925) 422-6784 and/or
Joanna Albala (925) 422-6803


The Department of Energy (DOE) offers the following program.

Science Undergraduate Laboratory Internships (SULI)

The SULI program encourages undergraduate students to pursue science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) careers by providing research experiences at one of 17 participating DOE laboratories. Selected students participate as interns. They perform research, under the guidance of laboratory staff scientists or engineers, on projects supporting the DOE mission.

Applications for the SULI program are solicited annually for three separate internship terms. Internship appointments are 10 weeks in duration for the Summer Term, or 16 weeks in duration for the Fall and Spring Terms. How to apply and key dates are posted on their website.