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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.

Iddins promoted to associate director of Radiation Emergency Assistance Center/Training Site

Oct. 14, 2014 - Dr. Carol J. Iddins has been named associate director of the Radiation Emergency Assistance Center/Training Site (REAC/TS).

ORAU-managed ORISE given ‘Legacy of Stars’ award from U.S. Department of Energy for outstanding safety and health performance

Sept. 11, 2014 - The Oak Ridge Institute for Science and Education, which is managed by ORAU for the U.S. Department of Energy, has been given a 2014 Legacy of Stars award.

CDC Travelers' Health team receives Innovation Award for website redesign

Sept. 9, 2014 - ORISE served as lead redesign contractor on Travelers' Health website, which has received the CDC Director's Award for Innovation.

Gehl named manager of Beryllium Laboratory

Sept. 2, 2014 - Ann Gehl, with nearly 30 years of medical technology and laboratory experience, will become the manager of the Beryllium Lymphocyte Proliferation Laboratory. ORAU manages the lab for the Department of Energy.

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.

Current Career Opportunities

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14-200-EP Administrative Clerk 1 Oak Ridge, TN
14-088 Operations Planner 2 Arlington, VA
14-089 Operations Planner 3 Arlington, VA
14-021 Operations Planner 2 Arlington, VA
14-022 Operations Planner 3 Arlington, VA
5005-EOI Multiple Levels of Latent Print Examiners Multiple
13-035 Forensic Examiner - Latent Print Ft. Gillem, GA
14-083 Systems Analyst 3 Oak Ridge, TN
14-071 Education Project Manager Oak Ridge, TN
14-049 Administrative Clerk 3 Oak Ridge, TN
Know:BRCA campaign logo

The CDC Division of Cancer Prevention and Control and Bright Pink received crucial support from ORISE in the development of the Know:BRCA clinical decision support tool that collects a detailed personal and family history of breast and ovarian cancer.


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.