Application deadline is Feb. 17, 2022
OAK RIDGE, Tenn.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–#DOE–The Oak Ridge Institute for Science and Education (ORISE) is currently accepting applications for the U.S. Department of Energy’s (DOE) 2022 Omni Technology Alliance Internship Program. This 10-week paid summer program is for undergraduate or graduate students pursuing degrees in Cybersecurity, Informational Technology and other related fields. U.S. citizenship is required.
Interns will receive hands-on experience that provides an understanding of the mission, operations and culture of DOE while holding appointments at DOE national laboratories across the U.S., Power Marketing Administrations, plants, DOE Headquarters and other sites.
Leading scientists, engineers and other professionals will mentor the interns to address cybersecurity and information technology challenges while gaining real-world experience.
The program offers the following benefits:
- Stipend: $750 per week (stipend will increase to $850 and $950 in the second and third year of participation, respectively)
- Travel: Travel reimbursement will be provided for inbound and outbound expenses up to $1,000 for participants who relocate more than fifty miles, one-way, from the assigned hosting site. Depending on project assignment, the intern may be eligible to receive reimbursement for travel and educational experiences which promote the educational goals of the appointment.
- Housing Allowance: A housing allowance of a minimum $240 per week will be provided for interns who relocate more than 50 miles from the appointment host location. Interns will be responsible for securing their own living space and determining a means of local transportation prior to arriving at the designated host site. Hosting facilities may provide assistance locating appropriate housing in the local area.
- Virtual Appointments: In response to the evolving situation related to the COVID-19 pandemic, appointments may be hosted virtually.
Program Information and to Apply
Program applications are due by Feb. 17, 2022. For more information or to apply, visit: https://orise.orau.gov/doe-omni/index.html
About Omni Technology Alliance
The Omni Technology Alliance Internship Program is championed by the Department of Energy’s Office of Chief Information Officer and represents a partnership with the leadership of the Office of Economic Impact and Diversity, the Office of Science, the Office of Nuclear Energy and the National Nuclear Security Agency.
The Oak Ridge Institute for Science and Education is a U.S. Department of Energy asset that is dedicated to enabling critical scientific, research, and health initiatives of the department and its laboratory system by providing world class expertise in STEM workforce development, scientific and technical reviews, and the evaluation of radiation exposure and environmental contamination.
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