are the DOE programs at ORNL?
The four programs offered are:
Community College Institute: opportunities to participate in educational training and research relating to energy production, use, conservation, and societal implications.
Faculty and Student Teams: opportunities for a faculty member with two or three students to participate as a team in research relating to energy production, use, conservation, and societal implications.
Pre-Service Teacher Internships: opportunities to participate in educational training and research relating to preparation for teaching K-12 science, mathematics, and technology education.
Science Undergraduate Laboratory Internships: opportunities to participate in research relating to energy production, use, conservation, and societal implications; limited number of nonresearch appointments at the U.S. Department of Energy Headquarters.
What is ORNL?
The science and technology focus of Oak Ridge National Laboratory includes major initiatives in the following:
What are the program requirements?
are participants selected?
will I be notified of selection ?
will follow with a full appointment package. You will be required to
sign several documents and return them to ORISE.
Will I be paid?
Semester: For semester appointments, contract housing is not generally available.
However, we will assist you in locating suitable housing. You will
receive a weekly housing allowance of $75, if your permanent address
is more than 50 miles from Oak Ridge.
should I wear?
to Oak Ridge by air.
Our travel office will arrange a flight for you and pay for it, so you
avoid undue out-of-pocket expense. We will also arrange and pay for
limousine service to transport you from the airport to your housing.
to Oak Ridge. Housing
is located a
minimum of fifteen miles from the laboratory. So it is most convenient
to have a car. If you drive to Oak Ridge, you will be reimbursed for
actual mileage traveled from your home or school. Your reimbursement
will be based on a rate of 34 cents per mile (for mileage according to
Rand McNally for the most direct route) up
to a ceiling of $350 for the round trip. Reimbursement for
mileage will be made only for travel in your personal vehicle.
to Oak Ridge National Laboratory. Lots
of students bring their own cars, so if you don’t have a car there
are many opportunities to arrange carpools to the laboratory. Map
of Oak Ridge and ORNL vicinity.
What is there to do in Oak Ridge,
in Oak Ridge. Oak
Ridge has a 14-screen movie theater, a small mall, one of the
largest outdoor swimming pools in the nation, a civic center with
exercise trails, exercise and weightlifter’s clubs, coffee houses
with weekend entertainment, a library, a community playhouse,
miniature golf, tennis courts, soccer fields, an arts
community, a bowling alley, and the American
Museum of Science and Energy.
outside Oak Ridge. Outside
of town there are historic sites; the
Smoky Mountains National Park and state parks for hiking, biking,
and sightseeing; lakes for swimming and picnicking; the Knoxville Zoo;
and plenty of opportunities for entertainment of all types in nearby Knoxville.
How do I apply?
Whom do I contact if I have