Professional Internship Program (PIP)

ORISE Science and Engineering Education

The internship program is designed to introduce undergraduate and graduate students to the challenges of conducting energy research. It provides an opportunity to network with world-class scientists using state-of-the-art equipment and to expand students knowledge in their field of study while exposing them to new areas of basic and applied research.

Key Information

Eligibility Requirements

  • Age/Grade Level:
    Be an undergraduate or graduate student or a post-baccalaureate within one year of graduation; Be at least 18 years of age at the time of appointment
  • Minimum GPA:
  • Financial Need:
    Not Mentioned
  • Major/Career:
    Research disciplines: Physics, Social and Behavioral Sciences, Earth and Geosciences, Engineering, Life Health and Medical Sciences, Mathematics and Statistics, Other Physical Sciences, Environmental and Marine Sciences, Nanotechnology
  • Other Benefits:
    Stipend All internship programs provide a weekly stipend based upon academic classification and experience; Insurance Insurance is a requirement for the Professional Internship Program. Currently, no insurance stipend is available for undergraduate students; Inbound/Outbound Travel Awards are made on a case-by-case basis. To qualify, your residence must be more than 50 miles from the laboratory; On-station Travel Classified as travel during your appointment, on-station travel is designed to enhance your learning experience by promoting attendance at conferences, workshops, and other educational meetings. Awards are made on a case-by-case basis. Most short-term (e.g., summer) appointments do not qualify for on-station travel.

Application Details

  • Transcript:
  • Resume/Activity List:
  • Other Materials:
    Provide proof of coverage under a health insurance plan prior to the beginning of the internship

Contact Information