Virtual Career Fair for internships and fellowships with DoD

Join the Oak Ridge Institute for Science and Education (ORISE) on January 18, 2023, from 12 to 3 p.m. ET for a virtual career fair highlighting STEM internship and fellowship opportunities for college students and postgraduates at U.S. Department of Defense (DoD) research facilities around the country!

During the fair, attendees will have the chance to:

  • Explore paid internships and fellowships with DoD research facilities
  • Learn about DoD host facilities that host ORISE participants
  • Connect with ORISE program staff in 1-on-1 chats

Keynote Presentation: Dr. Victor Convertino, senior scientist with the U.S. Army Institute of Surgical Research, will give a live presentation at the event. His talk is scheduled to begin at 12:15 p.m. ET.

Register here.

NOTE: Most ORISE opportunities with the DoD require U.S. citizenship or Lawful Permanent Resident (LPR) status. To see a full list of opportunities, click here.

Department of Energy 2022 Internship Opportunities

Applications are being accepted for the Summer 2023 term of an the Science Undergraduate Laboratory Internships (SULI) program offered by WDTS in the Department of Energy (DOE) Office of Science.

Through SULI, undergraduate students discover science and technology careers at the DOE national laboratories and gain the experience needed to transition from internship to employment. Interns work directly with national laboratory scientists and engineers, assisting them on research or technology projects that support the DOE mission.

SULI is open to full-time students attending four-year institutions and community colleges, or recent graduates within two years of receiving their bachelor’s degree. The program is stipend-based and offered three times annually in Fall, Spring, and Summer terms.

On December 5, 2022, from 3:00 – 4:00pm EST, there will be a workshop which highlights the research opportunities and internship experience at the DOE national labs. Register here.

SULI application requirements and guidelines are available here. Applications are due January 10, 2023, at 5:00 p.m. EST

National Security Agency Internship Webinar

One of the best ways to get your foot in the door for a full-time job at the National Security Agency (NSA) is to land a summer internship. Recruiters are sharing just about everything there is to know about NSA student programs at a webinar on Thursday, Sept. 8, at 4pm EST.

The program is open to students of all ages and majors, but it will focus internship and Co-op opportunities for college students. You will hear directly from NSA employees on the great opportunities the agency has to offer. They will discuss the NSA’s mission, which is all about protecting the nation, as well as the skills they’re seeking, from computer science and engineering to business, foreign language analysis and human resources. A question-and-answer period will wrap up the session.

NSA internships offer competitive pay, housing and travel assistance for those who qualify, extracurricular activities and more.

Register here.

CIA on Campus

The Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) will be on campus March 22 to recruit and to connect with students. They will be hosting several events with some being discipline focused while others will be more broad and open to all.

The events are being hosted with the goal of having students more about the Agency, the diverse array of career paths available, the hiring and clearance process, and insights into how to craft an eye-catching application.

Use the following links to complete the necessary registration for the events and direct any questions to this email: Cheney.45@osu.edu.

OPEN TO ALL STUDENTS (GRAD AND UNDERGRAD)

10:30-11:30am                Career Paths with CIA – From Analysts to Auditors and So Much More

4:30-5:30pm                   Career Paths with CIA – From Analysts to Auditors and So Much More

TARGETING STUDENTS WITH EAST ASIAN LANGUAGE SKILLS OR AREA EXPERTISE (GRAD AND UNDERGRAD)

2:45-4:00pm                   CIA Careers Leveraging Your East Asian Languages or Studies Degree

TARGETING STUDENTS FOR AUDITING CAREERS (GRAD AND UNDERGRAD)

11:30-12:30pm                Auditing Careers with CIA

4:30-5:30pm                   Auditing Careers with CIA

Experience ORISE Virtual Career Fair

On Wednesday, Oct. 13, from 12 to 3 p.m. ET, the Oak Ridge Institute for Science and Education (ORISE) is hosting a virtual career fair to highlight the variety of paid internships, fellowships, and research opportunities available within the Research Participation Program at the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA).

During the event, you’ll have the opportunity to:

  • Chat with ORISE representatives and mentors from a variety of FDA programs
  • Learn about the research and/or projects conducted within those programs
  • Explore paid internships, fellowships, and research opportunities
  • Connect with ORISE staff members to ask about applying, what to expect during the appointment, and to learn more about the ORISE experience
  • Network with other prospective applicants
  • Discuss the benefits and challenges of entering a graduate program with Ph.D. scientists and engineers

To view current opportunities visit the FDA Opportunities page.

Click here to register for the Career Fair.

DOE Fuel Cell Technologies Fellow

The Fuel Cell Technologies Fellow opportunity with the Hydrogen and Fuel Cell Technologies Office is now accepting applications. This is an opportunity for individuals who have a degree in the physical sciences, so may be of interest to recent CBC graduates.

What will I be doing? As a member of the team, you will both learn and contribute across the range of activities associated with managing applied research within the Fuel Cell Technologies Program. The Fuel Cells Technology Program activities will include monitoring project progress and milestones; reviewing and analyzing project progress reports and other technical reports; and engaging with project researchers. Key areas of research and development within the Fuel Cell Technologies Program include catalysts, membranes, membrane electrode assemblies, stacks, and balance of plant components.

Why should I apply? You will collaborate on the office’s Fuel Cell Technologies Program, which focuses on developing fuel cells which are among the most promising technologies that are expected to transform the energy sector. They are highly efficient, fuel flexible, and offer diverse benefits. In particular, they are affordable, clean, and reliable fuel cell technologies that convert hydrogen to electrical power for a wide variety of applications, including transportation (automobiles, buses, trucks, rail, maritime) and stationary power generation (mid-scale electric power plants, backup power, small-scale distributed power plants for buildings).

Where will I be located? Washington, DC or Golden, CO

You will receive a competitive stipend, an allowance to offset the costs of health insurance, research travel and materials up to $10,000, and relocation expenses reimbursement up to $5,000.

Learn more and apply here. Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis.

U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) Office of Technology Transitions (OTT) Entrepreneurship Program

The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) Office of Technology Transitions (OTT) is sponsoring a new program for the summer of 2021. The OTT Entrepreneurship Program is designed to develop a pool of talented technology commercialization professionals to achieve OTT’s mission to expand the public impact of the department’s research and development (R&D) portfolio while advancing the economic, energy and national security interests of the nation.

Under the mentorship of National Lab technology transfer specialists and OTT staff, selected candidates will participate in research activities that will enhance their education and training in technology commercialization-related fields and increase their future marketability in these disciplines. In addition, participants assigned to policy-related projects will gain deep insight into the federal government’s role in the creation and implementation of policies that will affect energy technology development and commercialization.

Selected candidates will receive a $700 per week stipend. Internships will be for 10 weeks beginning on Monday, June 14, 2021 through Friday, August 20, 2021.

Candidates must be enrolled as a full-time undergraduate student pursuing a degree in science, technology, mathematics, engineering, or business with an interest in entrepreneurship and technology commercialization.

The deadline to apply is May 10, 2021.

New: FBI Counterterrorism and Forensic Science Research Unit Fellowship

The U.S. Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) Counterterrorism and Forensic Science Research Unit’s (CFSRU) provides technical leadership for the FBI as well as for other law enforcement and intelligence agencies through applied research and development.

What will I be doing? As a participant with the Counterterrorism and Forensic Science Research Unit’s (CFSRU) Visiting Scientist Program (VSP), you will have an opportunity to enhance your professional development and increase your research capabilities and contributions by participating in forensic research initiatives utilizing state-of-the-art equipment under the mentorship of CFSRU scientists. The VSP will expose you to a research environment in a high security government facility and provides an opportunity to perform research in areas of interest unique to law enforcement and national security.

More information regarding the research topics and daily tasks can be found on the opportunity listing.

Why should I apply?  Under the the guidance of a mentor you will perform sophisticated laboratory techniques using emerging technologies, judge the completeness and accuracy of research results, perform statistical analyses on data, and prepare written manuscripts for FBI review and publication in peer-reviewed journals.

There are summer or full-year appointments available on full or part-time basis. The benefits include a competitive stipend and relocation up to $1,000. Location is Quantico, Virginia.

Applicants must be a U.S. Citizen and have completed requirements for a Bachelor’s, Master, or PhD or complete all the requirements for the degree by the anticipated start date of the appointment. Learn more and apply here.

Summer 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 Summer 2021. The deadline to apply is January 12, 2021, at 5 p.m. ET.

Summer research interns spend 10 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.


Want to jump start your search for the right research program? Check out this listing of programs that have recently reached out to CBC students.