Minority Educational Institution Student Partnership Program (MEISPP) – Summer 2022
Oak Ridge Institute for Science and Education
Location: Oak Ridge, Tennessee
Type: Part Time
Years of Experience:
Less than 2
The Minority Educational Institution Student Partnership Program provides 10-week summer paid internship opportunities to undergraduate and graduate students from Minority Serving Institutions.
MEISPP is designed to provide talented students with internships that introduce them to a variety of entry and mid-level research, technical, and professional positions within the Department of Energy and its national laboratories.
How to Apply Applications and supporting materials must be submitted at https://www.zintellect.com/Opportunity/Details/DOE-ED-MEISPP-2022 Application deadline: March 31, 2022, 11:59 PM EST
Why should I apply? Being selected to participate in the MEISPP offers the following benefits: • Stipends starting at $650 per week for undergraduates and $750 per week for graduate students. • Housing Allowance starting at $240/week • Travel reimbursement to/from assigned location for up to $1,000 • Explore disciplines including science, technology, engineering, business, mathematics, policy, law and more • Gain professional and technical career experience with the guidance of a mentor to support your career goals • Develop professional networks with leading scientists and subject matter experts
Eligibility • Be a U.S. citizen • Be at least 18 years of age • Be an undergraduate or graduate student in an accredited Minority Serving Institution (MSI) of higher education majoring in science, technology, engineering, mathematics, and other fields that support the DOE mission. Most accredited U.S. postsecondary institutions that meet the statutory criteria for identification as Minority Serving Institutions are listed at https://www2.ed.gov/about/offices/list/ope/idues/2021eligibilitymatrix.xlsx • Be available to participate in the full 10-week program.
Questions? [email protected]
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About Oak Ridge Institute for Science and Education
The Oak Ridge Institute for Science and Education (ORISE) is a U.S. Department of Energy institute focusing on scientific initiatives to research health risks from occupational hazards, assess environmental cleanup, respond to radiation medical emergencies, and educate the next generation of scientists.
ORISE administers a broad range of internships, scholarships, fellowships and research experiences. These programs are available to science and engineering students and educators at every academic level from K-12, to college students and postdocs, to university faculty members.
ORISE programs include research experiences at Department of Energy national laboratories as well as other federal agencies with research facilities located across the country as well some positions outside the United States.