STEM Internships and Fellowships

ORISE supports the nation's mission to ensure availability of future scientists and engineers

The Oak Ridge Institute for Science and Education connects the most talented and diverse college students, recent graduates, postdocs, and faculty to programs closely aligned with the interests of a variety of research facilities, including those managed for the U.S. Department of Energy and more than a dozen other federal agencies. These internship and fellowship programs are key to the recruitment and preparation of the next generation of our nation’s scientific workforce.

Zintellect logoFind opportunities via Zintellect, a searchable database of research and non-research internships and fellowships administered by ORISE and its managing contractor, ORAU. Opportunities listed on Zintellect aim to strengthen the scientific and technical workforce in areas of science, transfer knowledge and technology to the academic community, and support to the national commitment to science education.

Search for opportunities via Zintellect!

You can also identify a program or experience that best suits your needs by choosing the classification below that matches your current academic status:

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Connect with ORISE… on the GO!

The all-new ORISE GO mobile app helps you stay engaged, connected and informed during your ORISE experience and beyond! Use ORISE GO to search and apply for opportunities, learn about exclusive ORISE events, manage applications, accept offers, and more! Visit the ORISE GO page for more info on how to download the app to your mobile device.

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STEM Virtual Information Sessions

Discover the 700+ stem, policy, and technical internship and fellowship opportunities available through ORISE! Register to attend one of the virtual sessions to learn more! If you have any questions, contact ask-a-recruiter@orau.org. View the informative flyer.

Ask a Recruiter

Want a few tips and tricks from experienced recruiters? No problem, contact our team today and ask your questions. Whether you are a current student or recent grad that wants advice on how to make your application stand out or if you are a recruiter who wants to chat about best practices, we are ready to hear from you.