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Oak Ridge Institute for Science and Education

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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, support national security and emergency preparedness, and educate the next generation of scientists.

Dec. 3, 2012 - DOE recognizes partnership with ORAU for long-time management of Tennessee Science Bowl

U.S. Department of Energy ORNL Site Office Manager Johnny Moore recently presented a commemorative plaque to ORAU for its continued support of DOE’s Tennessee Science Bowl, an annual competition aimed at encouraging high school students to excel in science and math and to pursue careers in those fields.

Sept. 10, 2012 - Evasius selected as ORAU’s vice president and director of science education programs

Oak Ridge Associated Universities has named Dr. Dean Evasius as vice president and director of science education programs.

Date Event
02/19/2013 CDC Nurse Triage Line Simulation Exercise (Multiple locations)
Feb. 19-22, 2013
02/25/2013 Applied Health Physics
Feb. 25-March 29, 2013
03/03/2013 NVPO Interagency Communications Tabletop Exercise
March 3-4, 2013
03/11/2013 2013 Public Health Preparedness Summit
March 11-15, 2013
04/01/2013 Site Characterization in Support of Decommissioning: Planning, Implementation, and Evaluation
April 1-5, 2013
04/08/2013 CHP Part I Review
April 8-13-2013

Current Career Opportunities

Ref. No. Job Title Location
12-126 Forensic Examiner (Latent Print Examiner) Quantico, VA
13-010 Information Technology Project Manager Oak Ridge, TN
12-065 Web Designer 3 Oak Ridge, TN
13-012 Legal Intern Oak Ridge, TN
13-011 Forensic Examiner - Firearms / Tool Marks Multiple
13-009 Director Employee Relations & Diversity Oak Ridge, TN
13-001 Programmer Analyst 4 Oak Ridge, TN
13-004 Programmer Analyst 3 Oak Ridge, TN
13-007 Systems Analyst 3 Oak Ridge, TN
13-200-EP Administrative Clerk 1 Oak Ridge, TN

ORISE recently partnered with the CDC to launch HealthCommWorks, which is designed to help health communication professionals develop and disseminate effective messages.

ORNL Video

WATCH: World Class Science. Big Ideas. (2:07)

Research participants placed at Oak Ridge National Laboratory through science education programs administered by ORISE share how access to world-class research facilities and staff has catapulted their careers in science and technology.