Opportunities for graduate studies and research in chemical engineering, energy and environmental engineering are available in a number of areas, including aerosol science and technology, catalysis, chemical reaction engineering, transport of pollutants, environmentally benign catalytic processing, materials synthesis and composites, advanced energy technologies, aquatics and other related areas. Students interested in research are encouraged to discuss opportunities for active involvement with an academic advisor, or directly with a faculty member.


Research Internships

Washington University UG Students: Several internship opportunities are available during the school year and the summer. Washington University students can do research for elective credit or as a paid intern. Please contact the interested faculty member's directly for opportunities and details.

International Students should apply by January 15 by filling out the Summer Research Internship Application form ($ 5000 total for 10 week program). Please note that there are special opportunities for UGs interested in PhD studies from the following Universities: IIT Bombay, IIT Delhi, IIT Gandhinagar, Seoul National University and Hong Kong University of Science and Technology. Limited opportunities are available for students from other Universities.

Students pursuing a bachelor's degree from other universities in the U.S.: Fill the Summer Research Internship Application form by January 15 for consideration for a 10 week internship program ($ 5000 total).


Career Opportunities for EECE Undergraduates

The Department has a well-established Industry Partnership Program and the following activities will help connect to Industry.

McKelvey Engineering Career Spotlight: Held in the fall, this event attracts companies interested in hiring EECE undergraduate and graduate students. Positions include internship opportunities and regular full-time jobs. 

WashU Career Center
McKelvey Industry Connect