Resources for University Students, Graduates and Mentors

Explore resources that help strengthen and support the STEM research experience

Whether you are an undergraduate, graduate student or postdoc, early-career professional development is important to establishing yourself as an expert. The Oak Ridge Institute for Science and Education provides various resources to address the career planning needs of all research and non-research participants.

Mentors are an essential part of the research experience and ORISE internship and fellowship programs depend upon mentoring leadership and guidance from mentors who provide leadership and expertise to interns and fellows. Whether you’re a first-time mentor or a seasoned advisor, ORISE has resources that can help provide new insights to your mentoring process.

Connect with ORISE on the Go - group pf students using the ORISE Go mobile app

Connect with ORISEā€¦ on the GO!

The all-new ORISE GO mobile app helps you stay engaged, connected and informed during your ORISE experience and beyond! Use ORISE GO to search and apply for opportunities, learn about exclusive ORISE events, manage applications, accept offers, and more! Visit the ORISE GO page for more info on how to download the app to your mobile device.


Meet some of the ORISE participants who are advancing scientific research and discovery

ORISE administers more than 150 STEM education programs on behalf of the U.S. Department of Energy and other federal agencies. The diversity of these programs enables individuals—whether undergraduate, graduate, postdoct, or faculty—to conduct collaborative research with national laboratories or at one of more than a dozen federal agency partners. Learn about how their research experiences have advanced their academic and professional careers.

Read Participant Success Stories

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