Oak Ridge Institute for Science and Education

About Oak Ridge Institute for Science and Education

The Oak Ridge Institute for Science and Education (ORISE) is a U.S. Department of Energy institute focusing on scientific initiatives to research health risks from occupational hazards, assess environmental cleanup, respond to radiation medical emergencies, and educate the next generation of scientists. ORISE administers a broad range of internships, scholarships, fellowships and research experiences. These programs are available to science and engineering students and educators at every academic level from K-12, to college students and postdocs, to university faculty members. ORISE programs include research experiences at Department of Energy national laboratories as well as other federal agencies with research facilities located across the country as well some positions outside the United States.


Intern Lead insructor

July 2019 - September 2019 Davis, CA
“I liked that i had a lot of ability to shape the program i was participating in. I also like that i had a lot of moments to share and apply my knowledge and experience.”

Chemistry Research Intern

June 2019 - August 2019 Aberdeen Proving Ground, MD
“Lots of flexibility, great stipend, lots of valuable experience with premier instrumentation, unique work culture”
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Questions & Answers

I want to know more about the culture at ORISE, how would you describe it?

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For those with the experience at ORISE, just how did it contribute to your professional growth?

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What are some areas where ORISE stands out against some of the competitors?

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