I have the best mentor ever. I am supported not only at work, but in settling in a foreign country. I further got very interesting tasks and could work for an international research project. Moreover, I got to know a lot of people that work in the same area.
Idaho Falls is far away from any bigger city. However, this is the case for most of the nuclear research centers.
Advice to Potential Interns
The INL is an excellent research center with various research groups with different foci. You will learn new skills, get to know a lot of people and you can by the way enjoy great national parks that are close by.
Advice to Management
Sometimes it would have been nice to get more information about the processes. I.e. about the procedure for a foreigner to come here (visa, contract, visit at the embassy, simply what comes first and what to do afterwards); about the organisation of the poster session etc.