The Department of Commerce (DOC) will have internships available during the Fall 2010 Session in its Internship for Postsecondary Students Program *. Internships will be in the Washington, D.C metro area. Selected applicants will intern for 15 weeks beginning as early as 30 August 2010 or as late as 13 September 2010. Internships require either part time (20 hours per week) or full time (40 hours per week). These internships offer opportunities to participants for hands-on education and training related to their fields of interest and those of the DOC.
Oak Ridge Institute for Science and Education (ORISE) manages the Internships for Postsecondary Students. Applications will be accepted through 20 August 2010.
Disciplines of Interest
Examples include the following: business; economics; statistics; international relations; communications and graphic design; computer science; physical sciences; mathematics; and life, health, and medical sciences.
Undergraduate interns receive a weekly stipend of $500; graduate interns receive $600. In addition, both undergraduate and graduate interns receive a $150 weekly housing allowance, plus limited travel reimbursement and accidental medical expense coverage.
· US Citizens
· Enrolled Undergraduates or Graduates
· Submit a complete application**by no later than 20 August 2010
· Interested in and available for a 15-week Internship during Fall 2010
Application form and more information can be found on this web site: http://see.orau.org/ProgramDescription.aspx?Program=10038
You may submit your application form, unofficial transcript from each college or university attended, resume, and two letters of reference, as pdf attachments to Alicia Wells at Alicia.firstname.lastname@example.org or (865) 241-5220 (FAX).
*This program is managed by the Oak Ridge Institute for Science and Education (ORISE) for the Department of Commerce through a Cooperative Agreement with the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE). ORISE is managed by Oak Ridge Associated Universities (ORAU) under DOE contract number DE-AC05-06OR23100.