Supercomputing and Computation


Undergraduate Opportunities

DOE Community College Internship (CCI)

This program places students from community colleges into paid internships across the country at a DOE National Laboratory. Students work with scientists or engineers on projects related to the laboratories’ research programs. The CCI program is open to both U.S. citizens and legal permanent residents during the summer term for 10 weeks for students currently in working toward a STEM related degree at community college and with at least one semester completed.

The application process is now open for CCI Program. Applications are due by 5:00pm EST January 10, 2014.

Great Lakes Colleges Association/Associated Colleges of the Midwest, Oak Ridge Science Semester (ORSS)

There are no citizenship requirements, but applicants must be undergrad students at institutions belonging to either the Great Lakes Colleges Association, Inc., or the Associated Colleges of the Midwest. Applications are due by March 1 each year.

Higher Education Research Experiences (HERE

This program is open to U.S. citizens and legal permanent residents who are currently enrolled in an A.S. or B.S. degree program with a minimum GPA of 2.5/4.0, including those who have completed a B.S. within the past year. Opportunities are available for 10 to 12 weeks during the summer term; some sabbatical appointments lasting 6 to 12 months, plus some intermittent appointments, also are available.

Laboratory Technology Program (TECH)

This program offers full-time or part-time internship opportunities for hands-on training and experience while in school or as a recent graduate. Students must live within working distance of ORNL. Appointments are for up to one year; applications are accepted on a year-round basis. The program is open to both U.S. citizens and legal permanent residents who are enrolled as an undergraduate at either a two-year or a four-year institution with one semester of coursework completed. Recent A.S. and B.S. graduates within one semester of graduation may also apply.

Department of Energy (DOE) Science Undergraduate Laboratory Internships (SULI}

This program is a nationwide undergraduate internship experience that occurs at a National Laboratory. The program is open to undergraduate students that are either U.S. citizens or legal permanent residents. Students must have completed the first semester of college. Applications open on May 1 for a fall internship, September 1 for a spring internship, and October 1 for a 10 week summer internship.

The application process is now open for The Science Undergraduate Laboratory Internships (SULI) Program. Applications are due 5:00pm EST January 10, 2014.

Volkswagen Distinguished Scholars

The Volkswagen Distinguished Scholars Program is limited to undergraduate and graduate students at 6 schools in the state of Tennessee (UTK, UTC, TN State, TN Tech, Fisk, University of Memphis). The program is limited to students who will be juniors, seniors, or graduate students still in classes.

The application cycle for summer 2014 is open, the deadline is February 12, 2014.


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