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Excelling students will have an opportunity to enrich their educational experiences through an internship either at Argonne National Laboratory or at an industrial partner affiliated with the Northwestern Initiative for Manufacturing Science and Innovation (NIMSI, Interested students should email, before December 31st, their resume, a copy of the transcript with fall quarter grades, and one-page statement of purpose/motivation in one single pdf document to Selection and awarding of internship is expected to be completed by the end of February.

Erkin OtoRecent intern Erkin Oto said about his experience. “My summer internship experience at Argonne National Laboratory was a truly transformative experience and in fact the experience of a lifetime. Needless to say, Argonne National Laboratory is one of the most influential research enterprises in the history of science and technology, and it was an incredible source of inspiration and honor being a part of the cutting-edge Advanced Manufacturing research. Argonne National Laboratory is at the forefront of metal additive manufacturing research that has the enormous potential to transform manufacturing.

The Advanced Manufacturing research experience I gained at Northwestern prepared me for this life-changing and eye-opening experience at Argonne. My research in Advanced Manufacturing Processes Laboratory under the supervision of Professor Jian Cao and my research work at Argonne have synergistically augmented each other. With its reputable faculty and rigorously designed courses, Northwestern University is known as the Mecca for applied research and teaching in Additive Manufacturing. I firmly believe it deserves this reputation to the fullest extent.”