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Name: Pre-Service Teacher Internship
School/Institution: Oak Ridge National Laboratory
City: Oak Ridge
State: TN
Opportunity Type: DOE Laboratory
Teacher Status: Preservice
Teacher Level: Elementary School
Middle School
High School
Description: The largest of DOE's national laboratories, Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL) pioneers the development of new energy sources, technologies, and materials and the advancement of knowledge in the biological, chemical, computational, engineering, environmental, physical, and social sciences.  ORNL has a long history and interest in providing hands-on research experiences to undergraduates, graduates, postgraduates, and faculty of the nation's colleges and universities. Over the years, these programs have enhanced academic curricula and at the same time have helped the Laboratory realize its vision for excellence in science, mathematics, engineering, and technology. ORNL wants students like you in its facilities.
Duration: 10 weeks
Application Deadline: 02/01/2009
Opportunity Website: http://www.orau.gov/orise/edu/ornl/doeprog/
Sponsor Link: http://www.scied.science.doe.gov/scied/PST/about.htm

Benefits and Requirements

Benefits: Stipend
Housing
Travel Reimbursement
Benefit Explanation: $400 salary bi-weekly; Travel reimbursement for commuters; $75 housing allowance provided for those more than 50 miles from Oak Ridge.
Citizenship Requirement: U.S. Citizen or U.S. Permanent Legal Resident
Other Prerequisites: Preservice; currently enrolled student in undergrad/grad program intending to become a K-12 teacher in science, mathematics, or technology; at least 18yo; a US citizen or Permanent Resident Alien

Professional Development Opportunity Contact Information

Contact: Cheryl Terry
P.O. Box 2008
Oak Ridge, TN 37831
Phone: 865-576-3427