Research Opportunities at National Laboratories

Please contact Cheryl Brown at Cheryl.brown@orau.org or Cheryl Terry at Cheryl.terry@orau.org for additional information on theHigher Education Research Experiences (HERE) or Nuclear Engineering Science Laboratory Synthesis Programs (NESLS)

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Want to complete a hands-on research project? Want to gain a competitive advantage? Want to be mentored by top nationally acclaimed scientists? Want to use state-of-the-art equipment and facilities? Want to interact with a national community of peers?

General Information

Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL) has a long history and interest in providing hands-on research experiences to students at all academic levels. Over the years, these research experience programs have enhanced students’ academic curricula and at the same time have helped the Laboratory (1) develop its own workforce and (2) contribute to the national vision for excellence in science, mathematics, engineering, and technology. ORNL is a multi-program science and technology laboratory managed for the U.S. Department (DOE) by UT-Battelle, LLC. Scientists and engineers at ORNL conduct basic and applied research and development to create scientific knowledge and technological solutions that strengthen the nation’s leadership in key areas of sciences, engineering, mathematics, and technology. ORNL scientists are also fully supportive of their responsibility to help mentor the next generation of scientists.

Eligibility

You must meet the qualifications of all programs if you would like to complete an application. You can find the eligibility requirements on the program postings.

Selection

Applicants are selected based on academic achievements, scientific interests, and career goals.

Stipend

Participants will receive a stipend based on academic level. Plus some programs provide a housing allowance, and one round trip to and from the lab from your university or home. Certain eligibility requirements will need to be met in order to be eligible for the housing and travel. See information provided on web site.

Application

Please visit our homepage and click on your academic level to learn more about educational programs at Oak Ridge National Laboratory. Complete your profile in the Talent and Opportunity System (TOppS) system and then apply to one or all of the program postings. Applications must be submitted visa the TOppS system. See the programs web sites for deadline dates.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


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