We encourage students and other members of the community to explore the internships available at ABPDU within Berkeley Lab. We accept interns through Berkeley Lab Workforce Development & Education internships, UC Berkeley undergraduate internships, and various other programs. See below for more information on these internship opportunities.

Berkeley Lab Workforce Development & Education Internships

ProgramWho can apply?Internship length
Science Undergraduate Laboratory Internship (SULI)Undergraduates
Graduate students
10 weeks (summer)
16 weeks (spring/fall)
Graduate Degrees for Minorities for Engineering and Science (GEM)Graduate students of underrepresented groups10 weeks (summer)
Community College Internship (CCI)Community college students10 weeks (summer)
16 weeks (spring/fall)

I ended up learning way more about biotechnology than I ever anticipated. Working with many companies and learning about what they were doing gave me a good understanding of where the field is heading.

Matthew Dorsey, former SULI intern

UC Berkeley Undergraduate Internships

ProgramWho can apply?Internship length
Berkeley Lab Undergraduate Research (BLUR)UC Berkeley undergraduates10 weeks (summer)
16 weeks (spring/fall)

Internships through other programs

ProgramWho can apply?Internship length
Engineering Biology Research Consortium (EBRC) Industry InternshipPhD candidates12-22 weeks (summer)
Office of Science Graduate Student Research (SCGSR)Graduate students3-12 months
City College of San Francisco (CCSF) Bioscience InternshipCCSF Biotechnology students180 hours (spring/fall)
Berkeley Lab Experiences in Research (EinR)High school juniors and seniors6 weeks (summer)
PilotCityBay Area high school studentsSummer
Berkeley Lab Student Assistant/Graduate Student Research AssistantUndergraduate and graduate students15 weeks (spring/fall)*
13 weeks (summer)

*subject to change based on student’s schedule, funding availability, and program needs.

For more information beyond what is available in the above internship program links, please contact us.

Building the bioeconomy workforce

Learn more about what ABPDU interns have accomplished.