Program Length: Spring/fall session: 16 weeks
Summer session: 8 weeks

Location: Princeton University (Princeton, New Jersey)

Admissions Requirement: 
• Be at least 16 years of age AND a graduating senior in high school when internship begins
• Be a United States citizens or permanent resident
• Have transportation to and from the laboratory

Admissions Deadline: Spring: November 30
Fall: April 30
Summer: March 15

Highlight: Are you a high school student in the United States who is interested in physics? Have you been looking for an opportunity for you to learn even more and apply your skills in practical settings? Well, look no further. The Princeton Plasma Physics Laboratory Internship offers everything you are looking for from professional experience to high level education. Successful interns are given the opportunity to work on a project with a member of Princeton’s research or engineering staff! Although it is not required, the physics program recommends that students have some experience in experimental or computational projects in plasma physics and coding. Moreover, it is recommended that you take all or some of these classes for this physics program: physics, chemistry, advanced math, and engineering. To be eligible for the physics program, students must be at least 16 years old and be a graduating senior when the program starts. The physics program will take place during the academic year after you graduate. If you get an academic year internship, you will need to arrange transportation to and from the lab (housing is not provided). The internship follows a typical Monday-Friday 9-5 schedule. Key internship dates can be found here on the main website. If you have questions, feel free to contact Up your skills; put your fascination with physics to the test and give it a go — you never know!! Because.. “not only is the universe stranger than we think, it is stranger than we can think!” Werner Heisenberg

Cost: free

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