Professional Development Opportunity Detail Page
|Name:||Pre-Service Teacher (PST) Internship|
|School/Institution:||Oak Ridge National Laboratory|
|Opportunity Type:||DOE Laboratory
|Teacher Level:||Elementary 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.|
Benefits and Requirements
|Benefit Explanation:||Participants receive a stipend of $400 per week.
Participants who live more than 50 miles from Oak Ridge, TN will receive:
* Housing accommodations in a local apartment complex (when available)
* A $105 housing allowance (if housing is not provided) per week
* Prepaid airline tickets or limited travel reimbursement for mileage (at the current government rate)
Participants who live less than 50 miles from Oak Ridge, TN but more that 20 miles will receive:
* Limited mileage reimbursement (at the current government rate) for miles traveled greater than 20 miles each way to and from ORNL
|Citizenship Requirement:||U.S. Citizen or U.S. Permanent Legal Resident
|Other Prerequisites:||Must be at least 18 and currently enrolled in an undergrad/gradate program intending to become a K-12 teacher in science, mathematics, or technology. Must have health insurance.
See the Full eligibility requirements.
Professional Development Opportunity Contact Information
Oak Ridge, TN 37831