Qualified Recycling Program (BS Candidates)
at ORAU/ORISE DoD Programs

Date Posted: 12/1/2018

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 https://www.zintellect.com. To search and apply for other internships, experiential learning opportunities, academic fellowships and scholarships, please visit www.zintellect.com/. One research opportunity is available with the U.S. Army Aberdeen Proving Ground - Directorate of Public Works (APGDPW). APGDPW is seeking a candidate with a recent BS in Environmental Science or related field to assist with the Qualified Recycling Program. The opportunity is scheduled to last twelve months and may be extended up to three additional years, pending funding availability. This opportunity includes, but is not limited to the following: Participant will assist in the Qualified Recycling Program (QRP). The ORISE Participant will conduct research in the following areas: solid waste and recycling regulatory requirements (e.g. Federal, DoD, Army, State); the solid waste streams generated by Aberdeen Proving Ground (APG) and their current methods of disposal; and potential alternatives available to APG to reduce their rate of conventional waste disposal, including the incorporation of new technologies and methodologies. The Participant will also assist in the development of a plan that details a comprehensive path forward derived from the before mentioned research and an education and outreach program. The candidates most recent degree must have been completed within the past five years. U.S. Citizenship is required. Click here for more information

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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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