Undergraduate Internships and Fellowships STEM Internships and fellowships provide opportunities to conduct authentic research

Are you an undergraduate student currently pursuing a bachelor’s degree and looking for an opportunity to enhance your education in a STEM-related discipline? The Oak Ridge Institute for Science and Education administers a variety of STEM internship and fellowship programs for undergraduate students at national laboratories and federal research facilities across the United States.

By conducting real-world research while networking with mentors and your peers, you will gain a better knowledge of your anticipated field of study and even expand your expertise into a number of new areas.

Whether you are seeking a summer, fall or spring STEM internship, or a longer-term research opportunity to provide hands-on laboratory experience, ORISE has a program for you.

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Opportunity Title Opportunity Number Organization Program Location
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Meet some of the ORISE participants who are advancing scientific research and discovery

ORISE administers science education programs on behalf of the U.S. Department of Energy and other federal agencies. The diversity of these programs enables individuals—whether undergraduate, graduate, postdoctoral, or faculty—to conduct collaborative research with national laboratories or at one of DOE's federal agency partners. Learn about how their research experiences have advanced their academic and professional careers in STEM.

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Ask the Experience ORISE Team

Want to learn more about an ORISE internship or fellowship? Have questions about how the ORISE experience can successfully impact your career path and/or add value to the research opportunities of students or alumni you work with at your organization? If so, contact our team today—we look forward to hearing from you!