The Next Generation STEM Internship Program (NEXTGENS) affords rising juniors and seniors from high schools or accredited home school programs in Anderson, Blount, Knox, Loudon and Roane counties the opportunity to participate in STEM or STEM-related projects with researchers at Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL).

Selected applicants will participate beginning June 3 through July 26, 2019. Students are expected to participate 40 hours per week. A maximum of five days (without stipend) may be missed during the appointment period, if necessary, for other commitments.

Program benefits include:

To be eligible, applicants must:

Participant Obligations:

Electronic applications, including two submitted recommendations, must be submitted through the Zintellect application system and are due by February 1, 2019. Incomplete applications will not be considered.

For additional information, please contact Julie Malicoat at