ORISE DOE Programs

About ORISE DOE Programs

The Department of Energy's Oak Ridge Institute for Science and Education (ORISE) Program allows bachelor’s, masters’ and doctoral students, and recent graduates to enhance their science education experience in projects and activities at our Department of Energy(DOE) and other Government and Private Industry sponsors’ laboratories and research facilities worldwide.

Research opportunities include, but are not limited to the following disciplines: Aerospace Engineering, Anthropology, Archeology, Biology, Biochemistry, Biological Engineering, Biomechanical Engineering, Biomedical Engineering, Chemical Engineering, Chemistry, Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Environmental Health Risk Assessment, Environmental Science, Entomology, Epidemiology, Ergonomics, Geology, Health Education Mechanical Engineering, Materials Science, Mathematics, Nanotechnology, Photonics, Physics, Public Health Economics, Public Health Policy, and more.

Please contact the ORISE Department of Defense Programs Office at (410) 306-9200 or with any questions.


Research Scientist

June 2021 - August 2021 Los Alamos, NM
“I thoroughly enjoyed the hands on experience and exposure to R&D in a professional setting. I couldn't have had a better experience with the supportive community of scientists and engineers. ”

Epidemiologist Intern

June 2019 - August 2019 Edgewood, MD
“The exposure to the field and the opportunity to work with military personnel on health reports”
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