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COLLEGE STUDENTS: Participate in nuclear research at Oak Ridge National Laboratory through the Nuclear Engineering Science Laboratory Synthesis (NESLS) internship program! Applications for summer 2020 are due February 28.

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GRADUATE STUDENTS: Conduct research in areas that support ORNL missions in the basic and applied sciences, energy, and environment through the Advanced Short-Term Research Opportunity (ASTRO) internship program.

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The Nuclear Forensics Undergraduate Summer School (NFUSS) is accepting applications for its summer 2020 program at the University of Texas, Austin. The deadline to apply is March 6, 2020.

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Meet a Participant

One of the best ways to learn about the opportunities at Oak Ridge National Laboratory is through the eyes of a past participant in the Science Education and Workforce Development Programs at ORNL.

Pedro Junior Vicente Valdez

Pedro Junior Vicente Valdez – ASTRO

Through the Advanced Short-Term Research Opportunity (ASTRO) internship program, doctoral student Pedro Junior Vicente Valdez used computer modeling techniques to simulate the removal of fission products in molten salt reactors.

Pedro Junior Vicente Valdez

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Brielle Kwarta – SULI

Brielle Kwarta – SULI

During her time in the Science Undergraduate Laboratory Internships (SULI) Program, recent graduate Brielle Kwarta used satellite imagery and geospatial techniques to identify natural land corridors in East Tennessee.

Brielle Kwarta – SULI
Brittany Hicks – GEM

Brittany Hicks – GEM

Recent graduate Brittany Hicks studied microbial interactions in poplar tree soil samples during an internship at ORNL through the GEM Fellowship Program.

Brittany Hicks – GEM