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Mentor Information

How to Select a Participant

A brief summary of the selection process.

Review Applicants

You can view applications for most ORNL education programs in the Zintellect system. If you need a mentor account in the system, please email Zintellect@orau.org.

View Zintellect Applications

You can view applications for the U.S. Department of Energy Office of Science’s Workforce Development for Teachers and Scientists SULI, CCI and Visiting Faculty programs in the Workforce Development for Teachers and Scientists Application Review System (WARS).  If you need a mentor account in the system, please contact Cheryl Brummett at Cheryl.Brummett@orau.org.

View WARS Applications

Online Mentoring Orientation

A concise, 30-minute online orientation module that addresses the roles and responsibilities of mentors. Covers a full range of mentor activities, from deciding to host a participant through providing a quality experience.

Terminology Tips

Guidance on the correct terms to use when discussing an ORISE research participation program.

Meet a Mentor

View profiles and interviews with ORNL Mentors who have embraced the challenging yet rewarding task of mentoring students and recent graduates, as well as collaborating with K-12 teachers and college faculty.

About ORAU’s Science Education Programs

Visit the ORAU website to read how the U.S. Department of Energy and more than a dozen other federal agencies rely on ORAU to help recruit scientists and engineers for their internship, scholarship, fellowship, and research appointment programs.