Argonne National Laboratory, one of the U.S. Department of Energy's oldest and largest national laboratories for science and engineering research, employs 3,400 employees, including 1,250 scientists and engineers, three-quarters of whom hold doctoral degrees. Argonne's annual operating budget of around $794 million supports upwards of 200 research projects. Since 1990, Argonne has worked with more than 600 companies and numerous federal agencies and other organizations.
Argonne's mission is to apply a unique mix of world-class science, engineering and user facilities to deliver innovative research and technologies. We create new knowledge that addresses the most important scientific and societal needs of our nation.
We actively seek opportunities to work with industry to transfer our technologies to the marketplace through licensing, joint research and many other collaborative relationships.
Argonne is managed by UChicago Argonne, LLC, for the U.S. Department of Energy's Office of Science. We are located on 1,500 acres (6.9 sq. km) in southwest DuPage County, Illinois 25 miles (40 km) southwest of Chicago. The site is completely encircled by the beautiful Waterfall Glen Forest Preserve.
Are you an innovator who seeks to advance America’s scientific leadership and prepare our nation for a better future? Would you like to collaborate with the most brilliant researchers in a vibrant, diverse, and international community? A position at Argonne National Laboratory can help you build a career that enables you to see the world of work differently, a career that grows with you. We develop solutions for some of the most complex challenges in science and technology.
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September 07, 2013
S.U.L.I. Summer Research Intern
I liked the laid back, yet hard-working atmosphere of Argonne. However, I realized that research simply for the sake of research is not something I can get truly passionate about. I realized I would much rather be involved in the production of a product instead of developing scripts for a machine that isn't even allowed in the United States. I am most thankful to this internship for showing me that I should not pursue a career in research.
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