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NNSA Minority Serving Institutions Internship Program 2022

Employer
ORAU
Location
Washington D.C.
Salary
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Closing date
Jan 29, 2022
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Job Details

The National Nuclear Security Administration Minority Serving Institutions Internship Program (NNSA-MSIIP) provides paid opportunities for undergraduate and graduate students at Minority Serving Institutions pursuing degrees in critical science, engineering, technology, mathematics, and other disciplines that compliment current and future missions of the NNSA.

As a program participant, you will:

  • Be part of world-class research and operations opportunities within the NNSA enterprise.
  • Enhance your preparedness for scientific, technological and policy related-careers.
  • Gain a competitive edge as you apply your education, talent, and skills.
  • Establish connections with DOE scientists and subject matter experts that promote long-term relationships between yourself, researchers, and DOE.

Duration

The 2022-2023 cohort of MSIIP interns will have the flexibility with the duration of the internship program (short or long-term) as agreed upon by the intern and their mentor/supervisor.

  • Short-term (12-week) internships will begin on June 6, 2022 and end on August 26, 2022. Summer interns will be expected to commit to full-time participation based on 40 hours per week.
  • Long-term (12-month) internships will begin on June 6, 2022, and end on June 2, 2023, Year-around interns will be expected to commit to full-time participation based on 40 hours per week during the summer, and a minimum of 10 hours per week during the academic year.

Benefits

In Person/Hybrid Summer Session

The following benefits will be offered if you relocate more than 50-miles one way from your home location during the summer.

  • Stipend
    • Undergraduate student - $750 per week
    • Graduate student - $950 per week
  • Commuting Supplement - A stipend supplement of $30 per week to offset expenses associated with commuting to/from your official assigned location and local meetings/training.
  • Housing Allowance - Housing costs will be covered by the program on a case-by-case basis upon approval of the NNSA-MSIIP Program Manager.
  • Inbound-Outbound Travel - You will be reimbursed for limited inbound/outbound transportation expenses, not to exceed $1,000 from your current address to the assigned location.

Virtual Internship Summer Session

In response to the evolving situation related to the COVID-19 pandemic, appointments may be hosted virtually. 

  • Stipend
    • Undergraduate student - $750 per week
    • Graduate student - $950 per week
  • Remote participation supplement - you will receive a stipend supplement of $150 per week to offset the cost of remote participation.

Academic Term Session (Part-time Appointment)

Stipends for part-time appointments during the academic terms will be prorated based on the expected level of effort.

Location

Available opportunities may be available at DOE and NNSA national laboratories across the United States, DOE/NNSA offices in Washington, DC and site offices.  

Learn more about NNSA-MSIIP: https://orise.orau.gov/NNSA-MSIIP/

Contact us at NNSA-MSIIP@orise.orau.gov.

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Company

ORAU provides innovative scientific and technical solutions to advance national priorities in science, education, security and health. Through specialized teams of experts, unique laboratory capabilities and access to a consortium of more than 100 major Ph.D.-granting institutions, ORAU works with federal, state, local and commercial customers to advance national priorities and serve the public interest. A 501(c)(3) nonprofit corporation and federal contractor, ORAU manages the Oak Ridge Institute for Science and Education (ORISE) for the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE).
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