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The Oak Ridge Institute for Science and Education (ORISE) is a U.S. Department of Energy institute focusing on scientific initiatives to research health risks from occupational hazards, assess environmental cleanup, respond to radiation medical emergencies, support national security and emergency preparedness, and educate the next generation of scientists.

Wounded veteran finds new way to serve by training for career in 3D printing

Aug. 5, 2014 - Wounded veteran Joseph Grabianowski is part of EERE's Advanced Manufacturing Internship designed to provide accelerated, hands-on career training for veterans and others to prepare them to immediately enter the advanced manufacturing workforce.

Applications being accepted for 2015 spring term of DOE’s Science Undergraduate Laboratory Internship

July 31, 2014 - DOE is currently seeking undergraduate students for paid internships at ORNL for the 2015 spring term of the Science Undergraduate Laboratory Internship Program. The program at ORNL is administered by ORAU, through a contract with DOE to manage ORISE.

ORAU receives DOE Small Business Award for work under ORISE contract

July 3, 2014 - ORAU receives DOE small business award. Award recognizes ORAU's achievements with small business suppliers for work performed under ORISE contract.

ORISE recognized by EPA as Federal Green Challenge award winner

June 18, 2014 - The Oak Ridge Institute for Science and Education (ORISE), managed by ORAU for the Department of Energy, received a 2014 Federal Green Challenge award from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency for improving its water consumption levels and its electronic sustainability and recycling efforts in 2013 by the highest percentage increase compared to the previous year in the Southeast region.

Current Career Opportunities

Ref. No. Job Title Location
14-073 Multimedia Designer 1 Oak Ridge, TN
14-200-EP Administrative Clerk 1 Oak Ridge, TN
14-074 Health Education Specialist Project Manager 2 Oak Ridge, TN
14-068 Contract Administration Associate 2 Oak Ridge, TN
5004-EOI Counter-IED Subject Matter Experts (SMEs) Multiple
14-072 Health Education Specialist Project Manager 1 Oak Ridge, TN
5005-EOI Multiple Levels of Latent Print Examiners Multiple
5007-EOI Multiple Levels of AFIS Specialists Multiple
5006-EOI Multiple Levels of Tenprint Examiners Multiple
14-071 Education Project Manager Oak Ridge, TN

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The second edition of Population Monitoring in Radiation Emergencies: A Guide for State and Local Public Health Planners sets the standard for population monitoring after a radiation emergency.


ORNL Video

WATCH: World Class Science. Big Ideas. (2:07)

Research participants placed at Oak Ridge National Laboratory through science education programs administered by ORISE share how access to world-class research facilities and staff has catapulted their careers in science and technology.