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Postdoctural Fellow Position, for more information click here .

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Initial Selections Announced - NASA Research Announcement (NRA) Competitive Program for Science Museums, Planetariums, and NASA Visitor Centers Plus Other Opportunities (CP4SMP+) (Announcement Number: NNH13ZHA001N, Catalog of Federal Domestic Assistance (CFDA) Number: 43.008)

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Don't miss out on upcoming NASA education opportunities.

For a full list of events, opportunities and more, visit the Educator and Student Current Opportunity pages on NASA's website:

Funding and Fellowship Opportunities Available- The US-Israel Binational Agriculture Research and Development Fund (BARD) is offering funding opportunities. Next submission date: January 18, 2016 more...

U.S. Department of Energy Mickey Leland Energy Fellowship Program (MLEF). Develop research skills with the Department of Energy's Office of Fossil Energy for 10 weeks over the summer. For more information click here. Application deadline is Monday, December 21, 2015.

Stewardship Science Graduate Fellowship. For more information click here. Application and supporting materials due January 13, 2016 at 5 pm CST.

For Financial support in Graduate School: Fellowships and graduate programs in a wide variety of STEM disciplines. For more information click here.


The R.J. Hill Consulting Scholarship is intended for a student who intends on pursuing a career in any engineering orientated degree. Deadline is March 31, 2016, More info...


ORAU Now Accepting Applications for Inaugural ORNL Challenge Program

Applications are now being accepted for the Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL) Challenge Program, an innovative new program designed to give undergraduates an early start on the scientific process and solving real world science problems. The program is a 10-week summer internship that awards winning candidates a competitive weekly stipend, furnished housing, and travel assistance to and from ORNL. Participants will be able to conduct hands-on research under the direction of a scientist or engineer at ORNL.

Eligible applicants must be an undergraduate junior or senior in good standing at a regionally accredited U.S. college or university. Participants are selected based on their ability to derive a solution to a research Challenge Question. The two challenges are “Simulation and Design of Artificial Model Magnets Challenge” and “The ORNL Distributed Energy Research Challenge.”

For an in-depth technical description of each Challenge project, and to learn how to apply, visit the ORNL Challenge Program website at The application window closes at 11:59 p.m. on January 15, 2016.

Stanley Black & Decker Internship opportunity, to view the flier with more information, click here.

Visit for available internship opportunities along with scholarships and other projects and programs here

US Department of Homeland Security HS-STEM Summer Internship Program to view more information click here. Application deadiline is Wednesday, December 16, 2015.

The Science Undergraduate Laboratory Internship (SULI). Applications available online here. Applications due January 8, 2016.


  • Immediate Opening – Post-Bachelor’s Research Associate in Mathematics & Engineering

    Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL) – Oak Ridge, Tennessee

    The Reactor and Nuclear Systems Division at ORNL is searching for a qualified Research Associate to conduct detailed numerical verification of the various methods used to solve the Boltzmann transport equation. A detailed convergence analysis on the radiation transport models employed in the RNSD code Exnihilo is needed. The successful candidate will help build a library of ‘real scenario’ problems, including reactor analysis, radiation shielding, criticality safety and dosimetry, which can be used to analyze new methods and verify existing methods.

    Qualifications: Must have a B.S. degree in math, applied math, engineering or equivalent. Candidate also must have basic computing skills on Linux/POSIX-type systems. Programming skills in python are desired and C/C++ experience is a plus. A background in numerical analysis is advantageous, but not required. Strong writing and presentation skills are also preferred. Applicants cannot have received their most recent degree more than three years before the date of application and must complete all degree requirements before starting their appointment.

    Interested? To apply, go to, make an account, and enter the reference code ORNL15-21-RNSD to find the position posting. Refer questions to

  • The Department of Energy’s (DOE) Office of Science is pleased to announce that the Office of Science Graduate Student Research (SCGSR) program is now accepting applications for the 2015 Solicitation 2. Applications are due 5:00pm ET on Tuesday December 15, 2015.

    The SCGSR program is now open to graduate students with Permanent Resident status, in addition to U.S. Citizens, who meet all other eligibility requirements. Detailed information about the program, including eligibility requirements and access to the online application system, can be found at:

    The SCGSR program supports supplemental awards to outstanding U.S. graduate students to conduct part of their graduate thesis research at a DOE national laboratory in collaboration with a DOE laboratory scientist for a period of 3 to 12 consecutive months—with the goal of preparing graduate students for scientific and technical careers critically important to the DOE Office of Science mission.

    The SCGSR program is open to current Ph.D. students in qualified graduate programs at accredited U.S. academic institutions, who are conducting their graduate thesis research in targeted areas of importance to the DOE Office of Science. The research opportunity is expected to advance the graduate students’ overall doctoral thesis while providing access to the expertise, resources, and capabilities available at the DOE laboratories. The supplemental award provides for additional, incremental costs for living and travel expenses directly associated with conducting the SCGSR research project at the DOE host laboratory during the award period.

    The Office of Science expects to make approximately 50 awards in 2015 Solicitation 2, for project periods beginning anytime between June 1, 2016 and September 30, 2016.

    The 2014 program solicitation and the 2015 Solicitation 1 have resulted in awards to a total of 112 graduate students from more than 50 different universities to conduct thesis research at 15 DOE national laboratories.

    The SCGSR program is sponsored and managed by the DOE Office of Science’s Office of Workforce Development for Teachers and Scientists (WDTS), in collaboration with the six Office of Science research programs offices and the DOE national laboratories, and the Oak Ridge Institute of Science and Education (ORISE).

    For any questions, please contact the SCGSR Program Manager, Dr. Ping Ge, at

  • 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 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
    • Work on solutions to pressing scientific and technical problems

    Highlights of the program include:

    • Open to Undergraduates, Post-BS and AAS, MS, PhD and Faculty – Appointments are primarily for Science, Engineering, Technology and Mathematics (STEM) majors but all majors can apply
    • 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 or contact ORNL Science Education Programs at for more information!

  • EPA Environmental Research and Business Support Program - View all the available opportunities here.

  • Graduate Opportunities at Oak Ridge National Laboratory- a chance to earn a degree from a leading research university, while conducting research at the nations largest multi-program science technology laboratory. For more information visit here.

  • Paid Summer 2016 Undergraduate Research Placements: Over 800 programs -- NSF REU, NASA and other paid summer research opportunities for undergrads. For more information visit here.

  • For tips on applying and associated resources click here.

  • For opportunities specifically in the Ocean Sciences click here.

  • For opportunities specifically in Engineering click here.


Postdoctoral Fellow Position available, for more information click here .

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