New summer internship program for University of Tennessee undergraduates
Attention UT Knoxville undergrads! ORISE wants you to take part in an exciting new internship opportunity at Oak Ridge National Laboratory! The UTK/ORNL Higher Education Research Experiences (HERE) Summer Internship Program is a 10-week, full-time internship that will engage students in STEM research projects under the direction of ORNL research staff at either ORNL’s main campus, Hardin Valley campus, or ORNL research facilities on the UT Knoxville campus. Apply by March 25, 2019.Apply Now
What STEM careers are in high demand?
ORISE labor trends experts have highlighted more than a dozen fast-growing STEM career fields. From automation and robotics to software development, learn more about the latest in-demand professions and what hiring trends look like in the near future!Learn More
STEM scholarship opportunity!
ORISE is hosting a problem-based challenge for undergrads! The challenge: Identify a situation in which an instrument interferes with its own measurements and data collection, and propose a solution to the problem. Your proposal could win you a $5,000 scholarship! Submit your proposal by April 3, 2019.Learn More
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.
STEM recruiters: How to evaluate your recruiting strategy
Evaluating your data can help you improve your recruiting strategy by answering questions such as whether that new career fair you attended paid off; if your new website design is bringing in more applicants; or if the application process itself is too cumbersome. ORISE section manager and recruiter Amanda Hurley explains some of the best ways to use data when recruiting.Learn More
Postdoctoral researcher investigated avian influenza virus
Christina Leyson started her doctoral program knowing that she wanted to conduct research on avian viruses, but she wasn’t sure on which virus species to focus. As a participant with the U.S. Department of Agriculture Agricultural Research Service Research Participation Program, she focused her research on avian viruses. "It is really no surprise that I thoroughly enjoyed my research experience since Georgia is a top producer of poultry and has a large concentration of leading experts in avian diseases."Read More