ORISE and ORAU Fellowship, Internship, and Career Opportunities

Oak Ridge Institute for Science and Education (ORISE) and Oak Ridge Associated Universities (ORAU) currently have over 700 fellowship, internship, and career opportunities available for STEM students. ORISE develops solutions to strengthen the nation’s competitive advantage in science. ORAU is a network of more than 120 universities that seeks to connect people and resources to help solve the nation’s most challenging issues.

You may check out ORISE opportunities here and ORAU opportunities here.

Knauss Marine Policy Fellowship

The Sea Grant Knauss Fellowship is a one year paid fellowship that gives graduate students the opportunity to explore national policy decisions that affect ocean, coastal, and Great Lakes resources. This fellowship matches graduate students with hosts in the legislative and executive branches of government in the Washington, D.C. area.

If interested in applying, please contact Ohio Sea Grant prior to the application deadline of February 19, 2021. Learn more and apply here.

Registration for the information session is full, but you may sign up to receive a recording of the zoom event here.

Illumina Internship Opportunities

Illumina is currently hiring students from the undergraduate to the postdoc level for a variety of internship positions. Illumina offers a paid summer internship program that gives students the opportunity to:

  • gain real-world work experience
  • work on relevant projects
  • work alongside engineers, scientists, and corporate employees
  • engage in professional development, team building, and engagement opportunities

Illumina’s summer internships run for 9 weeks from June to August, 40 hours a week for paid positions. See a list of these internships here. You may also find the Bachelor/Masters internship application and the PhD/Postdoc internship application on Handshake.

Additionally, a panel of scientists at Illumina will hold a panel to discuss careers at the company THIS WEEK Thursday, October 29th at 3:00pm-3:30pm EST. You may register for that event here.

U.S. Department of Energy Virtual Career Fair

The U.S. Department of Energy Office of Workforce Development for Teachers and Scientists (WDTS) is holding a Virtual Career Fair on Thursday, October 29, from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. ET. The event is hosted by Oak Ridge Institute for Science and Education (ORISE). This career fair gives undergraduates and recent graduates an opportunity to meet recruiters, scientists, and researchers; learn more about each participating lab; and learn about Science Undergraduate Laboratory Internships (SULI) and Community College Internships (CCI) at a variety of schools.

You may register and find a list of participating labs here.

For more information:

Spring 2021 Internships at Oak Ridge National Laboratory

Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL) participates in the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)’s Science Undergraduate Laboratory Internships (SULI) program. The SULI program is now accepting applications for spring 2021. The deadline to apply is October 7, 2020, at 5 p.m. ET.

Research interns spend 16 weeks at ORNL engaged in a research project under the guidance of a laboratory scientist or engineer. Students should expect to spend approximately 40 hours a week working on their research projects or participating in the provided professional development opportunities.

Selected students receive a stipend of $600 per week during the internship period. Housing information will be provided to interns prior to arrival at the host laboratory. In general, housing opportunities will vary from laboratory to laboratory. An allowance is available for participants placed at host laboratories that are unable to offer direct housing arrangements. Visit the program website for more information.

The Oct 7. deadline is approaching quickly so don’t wait to apply.

Franklin International Internship Positions

Franklin International is currently seeking 3 interns, one for engineering and two for chemical lab work. The internship runs from November 1, 2020 until April 30, 2021, with the potential opportunity to stay on for the summer. Minimum pay is $15 per hour and hours are usually during the day Monday through Friday.

To apply, you must be an Ohio resident, or a non-Ohio resident in school in Ohio, and be eligible to work in the U.S.. You must apply through the state website, but email hr@franklininternational.com and let them know you are applying so they can find your resume in the database.

Applications are due by September 22, 2020 so apply now!

2020 Science Career Fair

Tuesday, October 6 from 3:00 pm – 6:30 pm

The Science Career Fair is focused on helping you find an internship, a first job, or your next job! The event is open to ALL current Ohio State students and recent alumni. It will be held virtually on Handshake’s Career Fair platform. Mark your calendar now!

Attending employers recruit across a broad range of disciplines, but the focus will be on careers in The Sciences. There will be a large number of private, non-profit, governmental sector companies recruiting for Interns, R&D developers, chemists, microbiologists, lab technicians & scientists, pharmaceutical researchers & sales, medical consulting & sales, medical researchers, medical scribes, data scientists, software analysts, and many other related technical careers. In addition, there will likely be opportunities for technology, marketing, communications, business, data analytics, and engineering students.

Advanced research via Handshake is recommended to determine if a particular employer of interest will be in attendance. Keep checking back, as employers will be registering all the way up to the event. Attending employers seek to fill full-time, entry-level positions, as well as summer internships.

Registration is required on Handshake. Make sure to sign up for company information sessions, as well as 1-on-1 sessions to chat with company recruiters.

Fall Career and Internship Fair

September 15-16, 2020 via Handshake

 

Registration is now open for the Fall Career and Internship Fair. This campus-wide fall career fair is open to Ohio State students across all majors, graduate programs and degree levels. We welcome employers from any industry to recruit undergraduate, graduate, and professional students in every academic program.

A Handshake account is required to participate in this year’s virtual fair experience.


Each academic year, a number of Career Fairs are hosted at Ohio State. For your convenience, the Office of Student Life has compiled a comprehensive list of fairs hosted on Ohio State campuses.

Charles River Laboratories Virtual Career Fair


Charles River Laboratories Virtual Career Fair
April 16, 2020
2 – 5 p.m. ET

The drug research and development process is highly complex, yet essential for delivering safe and effective therapies to patients. With a global network of facilities, Charles River Laboratories is an early-stage contract research organization (CRO) with a local touch. The company has dedicated employees around the world, and is passionate about its role in improving the quality of people’s lives. Together, they have supported the development of ~85% of the drugs approved by the FDA in 2019.

This is a Virtual Career Fair where you will meet with Charles River teams for early career opportunities at Charles River Laboratories nationwide. They are looking for candidates to fill technician, entry-level, and internship positions. If you are interested but unable to attend, simply register and we will reach out to you.

Learn more and register here.

2020 Summer Internship and Opportunity Fair

ASC Career Success is hosting a Summer Internship and Opportunity Fair in the Archie M. Griffin Ballroom of the Ohio Union. This event will be held on Wednesday, February 26th from 1:00 pm – 5:00 pm. This fair will give undergraduate students the opportunity to meet with a variety of employers who are looking for candidates for summer internships, part-time and full-time summer jobs, and volunteer opportunities. Students interested in pursuing resume-building experiences for careers in business-related areas, nonprofit management, sports and recreation, education, and other areas are encouraged to attend and students of all majors are welcome.

No preregistration is necessary, but a valid BuckID must be presented on the day of the event. In preparation for the event it is recommended that students have their resumes reviewed, walk-in hours for this are posted here.

More information regarding the fair can be found here.

And information regarding internship week can be found here.