The Critical Materials Institute at the Ames Laboratory, a Department of Energy national laboratory affiliated with Iowa State University, offers a variety of career opportunities. The Ames Laboratory participates in federal programs that help develop the research workforce.  These include the following programs with the U.S. Department of Energy:

Some CMI team members offer additional internship opportunities. These include Oak Ridge National Laboratory and Idaho National Laboratory. Oak Ridge National Laboratory has a web page on Science Education Programs at ORNL. This includes a variety of programs completed by students who worked on CMI research, including Michael ChanceLisa SavagianEric Stromme and Shelby Stooksbury.

CMI at Idaho National Laboratory interns have included Matthew Yim and Michael Crain-Zamora from Brigham Young University-Idaho, Mike Jindra from Ohio State University and Jayden Zundel from Utah State University. Profiles of these students are available on this page.