Undergraduate students receive a stipend of $500 per week ($5,000 for 10 weeks). Graduate students receive a stipend of $700 per week ($7,000 for 10 weeks). Stipends are payable every two weeks.
ORISE will make travel arrangements for students and reimburse transportation expenses for one round trip between the student’s current or home address and the assigned federal research facility, with some limitations.
Provide evidence of U.S. citizenship (such as a photocopy of a U.S. passport, birth certificate, Certificate of U.S. Naturalization, or Certificate of U.S. Citizenship) at the time award is accepted.
Students are responsible for moving expenses (in excess of travel expenses covered by the program) and all living expenses, including local transportation, room, board and entertainment. Students are also responsible for securing their own living space and determining their means of local transportation prior to arriving at the assigned hosting site. Some hosting sites provide assistance in locating housing and/or provide additional funds for housing. For more information, refer to Hosting Sites and contact the hosting site internship coordinators if additional information is required.
Students will be considered guest researchers/investigators and are subject to DHS and hosting site regulations with regard to internship eligibility, facility access, professional conduct, and drug and alcohol use or possession.
Available funds are for the summer of 2013. No deferrals of the internship will be allowed.
No commitment on the part of the participant, DHS, or the federal research facility with regard to later employment is implied or should be inferred by the offer or acceptance of this internship opportunity.