Public Health Data Research
at ORAU/ORISE DoD Programs

Date Posted: 11/26/2018

Opportunity Description

The application for this opportunity is now available on Zintellect, a custom-designed application system for all ORISE opportunities. To be considered for this opportunity, please apply at To search and apply for other internships, experiential learning opportunities, academic fellowships and scholarships, please visit The Participant will support the laboratory data review process improvement project. In the course of this project, the participant will learn to perform quality data review of laboratory data generated by in-house and contractor laboratories using EPA, OSHA, ASTM and various other analytical methods performed by a Public Health laboratory. The Participant will need a broad base of knowledge across instruments and methods in order to assist with the data review process and the project. 5+ years experience in an environmental laboratory would be the minimum acceptable to participate in the project. The ultimate goal of the project is to produce a checklist that can be used across analyses and contractors to ensure that the required information (comments, required QC, initial calibration, continuing calibration verifications, blanks, etc.) is included in the data packet. Skills: Experience using Microsoft Office software applications (i.e. Word, Excel, PowerPoint, etc.), Experience using Adobe, Experience utilizing a LIMS system. Click here for more information

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About Us

Oak Ridge Associated Universities (ORAU) administers Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) research participation programs for civilians such as:

The Oak Ridge Institute for Science and Education (ORISE) Program that allow senior scientists, faculty; high school, bachelor’s, masters’ and doctoral students, and recent graduates to enhance their science education experience in projects and activities at our Department of Defense (DOD) and other Government and Private Industry customers’ laboratories and research facilities worldwide.

The U.S. Army Research Laboratory (ARL) Research Associateship Program (RAP) allow Postdoctoral Fellows, Journeyman Fellows (undergraduate and graduates students and recent graduates), Senior Researchers, and Summer Faculty engage in research initiatives of their own choice, that are compatible with the interests of the government and will potentially contribute to the general effort of the ARL. Scientists and engineers at ARL help shape and execute the Army's program for meeting the challenge of developing technologies that will support Army forces in meeting future operational needs.

Research opportunities include, but are not limited to the following disciplines: Aerospace Engineering, Anthropology, Archeology, Biology, Biochemistry, Biological Engineering, Biomechanical Engineering, Biomedical Engineering, Chemical Engineering, Chemistry, Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Environmental Health Risk Assessment, Environmental Science, Entomology, Epidemiology, Ergonomics, Geology, Health Education Mechanical Engineering, Materials Science, Mathematics, Nanotechnology, Photonics, Physics, Public Health Economics, Public Health Policy, and more.

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