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Summer 2024 Internship applications now accepted

We are very excited to open the application process for Summer 2024!

Lots of info here:

  • Summer researchers work on individual, unique projects.
  • They are supervised by Dr. Tom Guarr, Director of R&D at the Michigan State University Bioeconomy Institute and PI of the OESLab.
  • Please note the lab is in Holland, MI, not East Lansing, MI.
  • Our summer program lasts ten weeks. This may be extended by mutual agreement.
  • Start dates are flexible.
  • We are paying $17.00/hr for 40 hours each week.
  • We will help you find housing for the summer.  Housing may be in a rental with other students.
  • During the summer we will participate in a symposium/poster session where your individual research can be presented.  Below are the areas of research.  Please let us know which topics you are interested in.
    1. Redox-active organic materials for flow batteries
    2. Stable organic radicals
    3. Organic materials for supercapacitors
    4. Highly emissive organic compounds
    5. Photo-induced charge transport
  • Look through this blog to see previous summer’s research groups and activities.

Please read this post carefully and follow directions to apply.

Go to  Search for job # 911371.  Follow instructions to apply.

Please include with your application:

  1. Résumé
  2. Cover letter detailing which area of our research most interests you
  3. List of technical classes (You can send your transcript, but all we need is a list)
  4. At least one reference (preferably academic or research reference)

Please email Laura Ives at with any questions. <—— that is me.  I am very responsive.

Our application window will close February 29, 2024.

We are looking forward to hearing from you!