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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.

REAC/TS redesignated as Pan American Health Organization/World Health Organization Collaborating Center for Radiation Emergency Assistance for another term

Jan. 11, 2016 - The Pan American Health Organization (PAHO)/World Health Organization (WHO) redesignated the Radiation Emergency Assistance Center/Training Site (REAC/TS) at the Oak Ridge Institute for Science and Education as a Collaborating Center for Radiation Emergency Assistance for four more years.

ORISE is accepting applications for EERE Robotics Internship Program

Jan. 8, 2016 - ORISE is seeking undgraduate students and recent high school graduates with experience in robotics competitions for paid internships through the Robotics Internship Program sponsored by the DOE’s Office of Energy Efficiency & Renewable Energy Advanced Manufacturing.

ORISE is accepting applications for the 2016 Mickey Leland Energy Fellowship Program from graduate and undergraduate students

Dec. 3, 2015 - ORISE is currently accepting applications for the 2016 Mickey Leland Energy Fellowship Program (MLEF), which is a 10-week summer program for students pursuing degrees in science, technology, engineering and math.

U.S. Department of Homeland Security is seeking faculty, graduate students and undergraduate students for summer 2016 research programs

Nov. 19, 2015 - The U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) is seeking faculty, undergraduate and graduate students interested in participating in one of its 10-week research programs in summer 2016.

Nuclear Engineering Science Laboratory Synthesis program accepting applications for spring, summer 2016

Nov. 11, 2015 - The Nuclear Engineering Science Laboratory Synthesis (NESLS) program at Oak Ridge National Laboratory, which is geared toward students working in nuclear engineering and science, is now accepting applications for spring and summer 2016.

DOE Building Technologies Office seeks science and engineering graduate students for 2016-2017 pilot program to research building to grid integration

Nov. 9, 2015 - The Department of Energy’s Building Technologies Office is seeking graduate students interested in exploring energy systems of buildings and how building assets or functions can integrate and transact with the energy grid supplying the building’s energy.

Albert Einstein Distinguished Educator Fellowship Program accepting applications for 2016-2017 fellowship year

Oct. 7, 2015 - The Albert Einstein Distinguished Education Fellowship Program provides a unique opportunity for accomplished K-12 science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) educators to serve 11 months in a Federal agency or U.S. Congressional office.

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.