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EPA Mentor

Nature of the Appointment

Description of ORISE Internship/Research Participation Appointments at EPA.

How to Start a Program

Establishing an Internship/Research Participation Program at EPA through ORISE.

How to Fund a Participant

Step-by-step guide for setting up the funding for a new intern/research participant.

How to Find a Participant

Identifying candidates for EPA research appointments through ORISE.

How to Appoint a Participant

Appointing a new intern/participant.

How to Renew a Participant

Extending an internship/research participation appointment at the EPA.

Mentor Responsibilities

Expectations of and training for mentors of ORISE interns/research participants.

Stipend Information

Information on the calculation, payment, and receipt of stipends, including direct deposit instructions, health insurance premiums, and tax information for interns/research participants.

Health Insurance

Interns/research participants must have health insurance during their time at EPA. Learn about this requirement and the coverage available through ORAU.


Information for intern/participant travel and reimbursement during internships/research appointments.

Guidelines for Non-U.S. Citizens

Important information for non-U.S. citizens participating in ORISE internships/research programs.


Downloadable documents for stipend payments, travel, health insurance and more.

Contact ORISE

Get in touch with ORISE staff who can help.