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Internships, Scholarships and Fellowships

ORAU Offers Research Opportunities for Students and Faculty of all Experience Levels

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When it comes to advancing your skills in one of the many science, technology, engineering and mathematics disciplines, hands-on opportunities to do real-world research are invaluable. With a network of colleges and universities across the nation and a wide range of federal agencies as sponsors, Oak Ridge Associated Universities (ORAU) administers a broad range of internships, scholarships, fellowships, and research experience programs.

Want to know what opportunities are out there waiting for you? Take a look at the pages below to discover research appointments currently available that apply to your academic or professional status.

Current Opportunity

Applications are now being accepted for internships and research opportunities with Oak Ridge Office of Environmental Management Program.

This workforce development program offers internships and research opportunities in disciplines ranging from chemical, nuclear and other engineering fields to environmental and physical sciences, information technology and occupational safety and health.

The goal is to give participants a chance to explore a federal career with DOE and to create a pipeline of highly qualified professionals to support critical DOE missions for years to come.

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Dr. Tim Sands and Dr. Arlene Garrison

Following a full day of poster sessions where they presented the outcome of summer research projects completed at ORNL, more than 200 students from across the U.S. gathered for the 15th annual ORAU Graduate Student Recruitment Fair.