Internship Opportunities

Now accepting applications for:

U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS)

2014 HS-STEM Summer Internships

Application deadline: January 6, 2014

Undergraduate students receive a $5,000 stipend plus travel expenses.

10-week research experiences are offered at: Argonne, Idaho, Berkeley, Livermore, Oak Ridge, Pacific Northwest, and Sandia National Laboratories; as well as at Homeland Security Studies and Analysis Institute, National Institute of Standards and Technology, Coast Guard Research and Development Center, Customs and Borders Protection Laboratories and Scientific Services, Naval Research Laboratory, Engineer Research and Development Center, National Security Technologies Remote Sensing Laboratory, Transportation Security Laboratory, and more…

Areas of research: Engineering, computer science, mathematics, physics, chemistry, biological / life sciences, environmental science, emergency and incident management,social sciences, and more.

U.S. citizenship required

Detailed information about the internships can be found at: http://www.orau.gov/dhseducation/internships/

Please share this information with students and colleagues at your academic institution/organization.

DHS Internship Flier

DHS has partnered with the Oak Ridge Institute for Science and Education (ORISE) to manage the program. For questions please email us at dhsed@orau.org.

 

Mayo Illinois Alliance for Technology Based Healthcare

Summer Undergraduate Research Fellowship at the Mayo Clinic

Important Dates:
Application Deadline: January 6, 2014
Fellowships Announced: January 20, 2014
Mayo Application Deadline: February 1, 2014
SURF Program: May 27- August 1, 2014

Details in full pdf.

Summer ORISE Fellowship Opportunity at CDC

Introduction
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), National Center for Environmental Health (NCEH), Division of Laboratory Sciences (DLS), is seeking Summer ORISE Fellows to focus on public health issues related to the environment.  Candidates will join projects associated with developing and applying new methods to characterize and quantitate biochemical markers that are relevant in environmental exposures and chronic diseases.  The fellowship carries a stipend of approximately $2,700 per month for full-time undergraduate student fellows and $3,300 for full-time graduate student fellows.

Qualifications
Current undergraduate and graduate students majoring in chemistry or biology and who have completed or expect to complete three years of coursework in chemistry or biology before the start of the fellowship may apply.  They must also be able to comply with safety and security requirements before or upon reporting to CDC.
 
Application Process
The appointment is through the Oak Ridge Institute for Science and Education.  The application is available at: http://orise.orau.gov/cdc

To be considered, please send all application materials, including the application, a current resume, official transcript, and two letters of recommendation, to CDCrpp@orau.org by January 17, 2014. Please reference CDC-NCEH-2014-0004 LS in all communications.

 For further information contact
Daniel Parker at (770) 488-7854 or DParker2@cdc.gov.
Website: http://www.cdc.gov/nceh/dls/orise.html

STEM Internships at Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL)

Research Opportunities at National Laboratories for Undergraduate, Post-Baccalaureates, Graduate Students, and Faculty in Science, Technology, Engineering and Math areas.

Please contact Amanda VanOver at Amanda.VanOver@orau.org for additional questions on the Higher Education Research Experiences (HERE) or Nuclear Engineering Science Laboratory Synthesis Programs (NESLS)
 
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 http://www.orau.org/ornl 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 suggested deadline dates.