Summer Research Opportunity at Oak Ridge National Laboratories

There are research opportunities available at Oak Ridge National Laboratories in Oak Ridge, Tennessee  in the Nuclear Engineering Science Laboratory Synthesis Program.

The program is now accepting applications for summer 2019!

The Nuclear Engineering Science Laboratory Synthesis (NESLS) Program at Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL) provides nuclear engineering research opportunities and associated activities for current undergraduate and graduate students.


  • Full-time or part-time research ortechnical appointments
  • Stipend commensurate with academic level ($529-$935/week)
  • Limited travel/housing assistance, if eligible
  • Professional development activities
  • Applications accepted on a semester basis
  • No U.S. citizenship requirement

Candidates must:

  • Be at least 18 years old
  • Be enrolled in an accredited U.S. college or university in an eligible major/degree program
  • Be continuing education in an accredited degree-seeking program if graduating before or during the appointment period
  • Have a minimum 3.0/4.0 GPA

Apply for the summer 2019 NESLS program here:

Deadline for summer: February 28, 2019

For more details, visit the NESLS program webpage at

If you have any questions or need help with your application materials, please contact the CDIC 508-767-7227 or  

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