Developing the skills that complement a successful STEM career

Getting a great education and engaging in research participation programs only make up a small portion of what it takes to launch your career. It is also important to know how to write a cover letter, create a résumé/CV, and network with other scientists. The Oak Ridge Institute for Science and Education (ORISE) has been helping young STEM professionals on their career paths since 1946, and our experts have provided some resources below to help you reach the next step in your career.

Submitting Successful Applications
Crafting an application that highlights your potential as the perfect research participant is not easy, but an ORISE program manager helps to make the process easier. Follow these three steps to success.

Understanding the Peer Review Process
Quality peer review requires vigilant management of a well-designed systematic process. Learn about the three pillars upon which quality peer review programs are built: independence, expertise and integrity.

Additional resources

Resumes, CVs and cover letters

Interviews

Networking

Additional career resources