Need a Job? If so, below is a list of links that Dr. Thomas put together last year for a variety of places to start your job search. Also, our bulletin board (near Dr, Thomas' door) has some other job offers that arrive every so often.
The University of Tennessee's Remote Data Analysis and Visualization Center at the National Institute for Computational Sciences (Knoxville and Oak Ridge, TN) seeks summer interns for 2013. https://rdav.nics.tennessee.edu/2013/01/rdav-internships-for-undergraduates-summer-2013/ We seek undergraduate students from any major who are interested in developing and working with the tools for analyzing and visualizing data at all scales. We anticipate two positions located at UTK/ORNL and one at the Lawrence Berkeley Lab in Berkeley, CA.
Opportunities in Industry - Internships and Job Opportunities
Research Opportunities - Interested in Research? Many Universities and organization have summer research experience for undergraduates in chemical engineering
DOE: http://www.energy.gov/scholarships&internships.htm (try looking by location)
AAES: http://www.wise-intern.org/ (in D.C.)
Texas A&M: http://www.cs.tamu.edu/reu
Tissue Eng: http://www.ptei.org/interior.php?pageID=61
Also, obviously, check the usual job boards such as monster, etc., if you are interested in a particular geographic area. You can also find listings of local manufacturing companies and investigate their individual websites.
Be sure to tell your professors that you are looking for an internship opportunity. They frequently get requests to recommend students for summer or part-time positions with local companies.