The Next Generation STEM Internship (NGSI) program affords rising high school juniors and seniors and recent graduates in accredited high schools or home school programs in Anderson, Blount, Knox, Loudon and Roane counties the opportunity to participate in STEM or STEM-related projects with research and professional staff at Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL).
Selected applicants will participate beginning June 5 through July 21, 2023. Students are expected to participate 40 hours per week. A maximum of five days (without stipend) may be missed during the appointment period, if necessary, for other commitments.
Diversity is Key
Scientific discovery is a team effort. Researchers, engineers, and technical and business professionals support achievements in science and technology by helping to manage and operate research projects and facilities. We believe the teams required to solve the nation's most pressing scientific challenges are those that combine a wide range of backgrounds and perspectives.
NGSI program benefits include:
To be eligible, an applicant must meet the following criteria:
The application will require:
Electronic applications, including submitted recommendations, must be received through the Zintellect application system. Incomplete applications will not be considered. Applications that do not include recommendations from a STEM teacher and principal will not be considered for selection.
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