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The Department of Energy's Community College Internships (CCI) and Science Undergraduate Laboratory Internships (SULI) programs are accepting applications for the spring 2019 term. The application deadline for both programs is Oct. 9, 2018, at 5 p.m. ET.

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The Advanced Short-Term Research Opportunity (ASTRO) Program offers challenging short-term research opportunities to students enrolled in a graduate program (for a master’s or doctoral degree), or to recent recipients of a master’s or Ph.D. ASTRO participants conduct research in areas that support ORNL missions in the basic and applied sciences, energy, and environment. 

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We want to see your pictures – #ORNLStory pictures, that is! For our fall 2018 photo contest, submit pictures on Instagram, Twitter or Facebook using the hashtag #ORNLStory and automatically be entered to win an awesome prize! For current ORISE participants only.

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 Programs at ORNL.

Charles Paradis

Charles Paradis

As a participant in the Higher Education Research Experiences program at ORNL, Charles Paradis focused on understanding the biogeochemical controls on the mobility of contaminants in groundwater.

Charles Paradis

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Allison Warren

Allison Warren

In the Community College Internship program at Oak Ridge National Laboratory, mechanical engineering student Allison Warren contributed to the development of a metric to evaluate the energy performance of buildings prior to their construction.

Allison Warren
Kathryn Bales

Kathryn Bales

In the Science Undergraduate Laboratory Internship Program at Oak Ridge National Laboratory, Kathryn Bales used her background in health physics to contribute to radiation research.

Kathryn Bales