The ORISE Research Participation Programs at NASA are educational and training programs designed to provide recent graduates and university faculty opportunities to participate in project-specific NASA research, current public health research, and developmental activities.
Because of the educational nature of these programs, participants must fall into one of the following categories:
An overview of the eligibility criteria.
Instructions and forms for the application process.
Once selected, the applicant relocates to the location of the mentor, completes the activities defined in the research opportunity, publishes findings if practical, and creates new knowledge that NASA can leverage into the future. Applicants selected for an appointment will not become employees of ORISE, ORAU, DOE, NASA, or any other office or agency.
Research participants must have health insurance during their time at NASA. Learn about this requirement and the coverage available through ORAU.
Important information for non-U.S. citizens wishing to take part in ORISE research programs at NASA.
Answers to the questions most commonly asked by applicants.
Get in touch with ORISE staff who can help.