Become a part of the Higher Education Research Experiences (HERE) Program at Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL)

Opportunities for qualified students, alumni, and faculty to participate in hands-on research or technical projects in a real-world setting

  • Experience the thrill of research or technical projects at a cutting edge national laboratory and camaraderie with prestigious scientists, researchers and engineers
  • Meet and collaborate with the people who are world and international experts in fields that interest you
  • Contribute to the U.S. technical prowess that will enhance living standards and set the nation at the top of a global community
  • Participate in developing solutions to pressing scientific and technical problems

Highlights of the program

  • Open to Entering College Freshmen, Undergraduates, Recent Associate/Bachelor’s Graduates, Current Graduate Students, and Faculty – Open to all majors; appointments are primarily for Science, Engineering, Technology and Mathematics (STEM) majors but other opportunities may be available for technical projects
  • Applications are accepted year-round
  • Appointments can start and end at any time during the year based on your availability and the needs of the ORNL mentor/project
  • Full-time and part-time appointments
  • Minimum GPA  – 2.5/4.0
  • U.S. Citizen or Legal Permanent Resident (LPR)
  • Stipend based on academic status
  • Limited travel and housing allowances (if eligible)
  • Professional development activities

 

Visit http://www.orau.org/ornl/hereatornl/ or contact HERE@orau.org for more information!