October 5, 2016

Online Application System opens - Applicants are encouraged to contact internship coordinators and research mentors* to get information about the research facilities of interest before submitting applications.

December 9, 2016
8:00 AM EST

Application Deadline - Applicants should not contact research mentors* after the application deadline; selected candidates will be instructed to contact their assigned research mentor after internship has been offered.

December 21, 2016
11:59 PM EST 

Deadline for references to complete online applicant recommendations.
March 1, 2017

Deadline for students attending an eligible community college to provide documentation of application to a 4-year institution for Fall 2017.

Deadline for graduating seniors to provide documentation of application to a graduate program for Fall 2017.

Documentation must be submitted by email to: dhsed@orau.org

March 2017

Students and hosting sites are notified of internship appointments and assignments.

May 1 - September 1, 2017

Internship Period: Students may start and end their consecutive 10-week internships during this time.


*Neither internship coordinators nor mentors have the authority to offer or guarantee a DHS-funded summer internship. Only ORISE, on behalf of DHS, can offer you a DHS-funded summer internship through this program.