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NSF Mathematical Sciences Internship Program quickly approaching

ORISE is accepting applications for the National Science Foundation (NSF) Mathematical Sciences Graduate Internship Program, a 10-week program for graduate students pursuing a doctoral degree in mathematics, statistics or applied mathematics. Selected participants will receive a stipend of $1,200 per week for their participation in the internship and limited travel reimbursement. All applications must be submitted by Jan. 15, 2019.

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STEM Career Outlook: Physicists

The discipline of physics is experiencing significant STEM career growth, according to the U.S. Department of Labor’s Bureau of Labor Statistics. New physics bachelor’s degree recipients entering the workforce receive some of the highest starting salaries of any undergraduate major. They often work in related fields such as engineering or computer science. 

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How to build a better peer reviewer: An exploratory study

In 2018, ORISE researchers conducted an exploratory study examining how the use of technology in panel reviews for research-funding agencies affects the development and improvement of skills needed by effective reviewers.

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Watch: Mentoring the next generation of research scientists

ORNL Senior Staff Scientist Dr. Colleen Iversen talks about the importance of mentoring early career scientists and how Zintellect helps find participants looking for opportunities to conduct research at world-class federal research facilities.

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Registration now open for 2019 REAC/TS training courses

Registration is now open for three accredited training courses in radiation emergency medicine on site at the REAC/TS training facility in Oak Ridge, Tenn. These courses include lectures, demonstrations, hands-on lab activities and live exercises. 

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Protecting worker health and safety

ORISE supports DOE’s commitment to worker health and safety by collecting, assembling and managing occupational data on current and former workers in a manner that enables future issues concerning worker health to be addressed. Through the management of numerous worker health databases, ORISE provides support to DOE and other agencies in the assessment of workforce health and safety trends. 

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What does it take to submit a successful application?

Something that all successful fellowship and internship participants have in common is the experience of submitting an application and ultimately being selected by a research mentor. With the right strategy, you can find, apply to and land the perfect research experience.

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A male undergraduate student performs computer modeling and simulation during a research participation program internship at Oak Ridge National Laboratory.
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Students: Interested in nuclear engineering? We have a program for you!

The Nuclear Engineering Science Laboratory Synthesis (NESLS) Program at Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL) provides nuclear engineering research opportunities and associated activities for current undergraduate and graduate students. Applications are now being accepted for summer 2019. Apply today!

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Meet an ORISE researcher

Jack Pashby confers with his mentors, Chuck Divin, Ph.D., and Steve Glenn, Ph.D., (left to right) at Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory. Pashby investigated the detection of unknown nuclear materials while participating in the U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Domestic Nuclear Detection Office (DNDO) Summer Internship Program.

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What does ORISE do to support DOE and its national laboratories?

Learn more about how ORISE accomplishes its mission, the ORISE pillars of success, and each of ORISE’s capability areas.

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