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Undergraduate Research Summer Internships

Looking for a research experience that can open a world of opportunities?

The Undergraduate Research Summer Internship (URSI) Program at Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL) complements academic programs, offering unique resources and mentorship from ORNL scientists to enhance science, technology, engineering, and math education; encourage careers in science and technology; and improve scientific literacy.

This 10-week summer program for current associates and bachelor’s students will advance your scientific skills and knowledge in areas of critical national need. As an URSI intern, you will engage in rewarding research opportunities, connect with world-class scientists, have opportunities
to share and exchange innovative ideas and techniques, and enjoy enrichment activities with other undergraduate interns.

ORNL’s World-Leading Capabilities

Diverse Research Areas

  • Biological and environmental sciences
  • Clean energy technologies
  • Nuclear fusion and fission
  • Isotope research and development
  • Materials science
  • National security
  • Neutron science
  • Supercomputing and computational science

World-class Facilities

  • Spallation Neutron Source
  • High Flux Isotope Reactor
  • Oak Ridge Leadership Computing Facility
  • Manufacturing Demonstration Facility
  • Center for Nanophase Materials Sciences
  • Building Technologies Research and Integration Center
  • National Transportation Research Center

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