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Oak Ridge Institute for Science and Education

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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.

ORISE to support CDC infectious disease initiative

Jan. 16, 2015 - ORISE will design and carry out a needs assessment plan for the CDC's Advanced Molecular Detection and Response to Infectious Disease Outbreaks (AMD) initiative.

Current Career Opportunities

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14-089 Operations Planner 3 Multiple
15-200-EP Administrative Clerk 1 Oak Ridge, TN
15-005 Program Specialist Oak Ridge, TN
15-018 Security Specialist 1 Oak Ridge, TN
14-091 PCA Systems Specialist Oak Ridge, TN
15-013 Operations Planner 4 Arlington, VA
15-011 Mgr Business Operations & Quality Assurance Arlington, VA
15-010 Budget Analyst 3 Oak Ridge, TN
14-097 Program Specialist Senior Oak Ridge, TN
14-079 Programmer Analyst 2 Oak Ridge, TN
Ashley Cross at ORNL

Ashley Cross, an undergraduate researcher, was one of more than 6,000 students and faculty who took part in ORISE-managed research programs last year. Learn more about her research with microorganisms at Oak Ridge National Laboratory.


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 have catapulted their careers in science and technology.