Enhance your expertise and collaborate with many of the nation’s leading science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) experts as you complete your research. Opportunities are available for current Master’s and Ph.D. students to participate as members of research teams at Oak Ridge National Laboratory.
All programs on this page are limited to current graduate students from an institution of higher education in the United States, except where noted. You must be at least 18 years old by the first day of your appointment. Application deadlines vary by program. Click on the program name to learn more about each.
|Advanced Short-Term Research Opportunity (ASTRO)||
||Year-round - 1-12 months, with add’l 12 months possible||Full-time or part-time|
|Computational Science and Technology Advanced Research Studies (C-STARS)||
||Year-round – 1 year minimum
Add’l 4 years possible
|Full-time or part-time|
|Higher Education Research Experiences - Graduate Students (HERE)||
||Flexible terms||Full-time or part-time|
|Higher Education Research Experiences - Thesis/Dissertation (HERE)||
||Flexible terms; 1-year minimum to 3-year maximum suggested||Full-time or part-time|
|Nuclear Engineering Science Laboratory Synthesis (NESLS)||
||Flexible terms; 10-week minimum suggested in summer||Full-time or part-time|