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Graduate Internship and Research Opportunities

Internships and research enable students to gain relevant knowledge, skills, and experience which supplement the experience in both the classroom and laboratory. Additionally, the experience of an internship or research experience at external agencies and institutions enable students to network and establish important connections with the forensic science community. Several opportunities for graduate students are listed below:

Department of Energy, Office of Science Graduate Student Research Program

https://www.energy.gov/science/wdts/workforce-development-teachers-and-scientists

A great summer opportunity that can lead to post-graduate opportunities

SUMMER 2018 DEADLINE is November 16, 2017

Oak Ridge Institute for Science and Education

A range of opportunities in federal laboratories, including some in forensic science

https://orise.orau.gov/

https://orise.orau.gov/stem/internships-fellowships-research-opportunities/undergraduates.html

Department of Homeland Security (DHS)

Nuclear forensics is one of several opportunities available for summer internships.

https://www.dhs.gov/homeland-security-careers/students

Check the links under “Health and Science,” “Intelligence Analysis”, and “Law Enforcement”.