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Job Title Summer Internships
Company Summary All opportunities posted are ongoing.

The Research Participation Program for the U.S. Army Public Health Command (USAPHC) provides opportunities to participate in USAPHC on-going applied research projects in the areas of environmental health engineering, entomological sciences, ionizing and nonionizing radiation, occupational and environmental health, industrial hygiene and worksite hazards, environmental sanitation and hygiene, and laboratory services worldwide.


BENEFITS OF PARTICIPATING IN THE ORISE PROGRAM

Selected Fellows/Researchers will have the opportunity to perform research on topics of interest to the U.S. Government and to interact with leading scientists performing research and/or advising at the sponsor. The extensive partnering relationships with universities and other government agencies will expose participants to a broad research community. Program participants will have the opportunity to meet government decision-makers and learn directly from them about the role of scientific research in addressing complex, real-world (i.e., operational) needs. Furthermore, fellows have the opportunity to learn how research products transition from the proof-of-concept stage to integrated production systems. Other benefits may include the following:
• Stipend Payments

• Health Insurance

• Inbound Relocation/Dislocation ( approved on a case-by-case basis)

• Training & Travel


ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS

Applicants should have recently completed a degree within five years of the desired starting date in or related discipline, or will be able to complete of all requirements for the degree within six months of the starting date. Other applicants will be considered on a case-by-case basis. The program is open to all qualified U.S. citizens without regard to race, sex, religion, color, age, physical or mental disability, national origin, or status as a Vietnam era or disabled veteran.


APPLICATION

Applications are accepted and reviewed on an ongoing basis. Selections are made as openings occur throughout the year. A complete application includes: profile, two references, and transcripts for all degrees earned and/or currently attending.


GENERAL INFORMATION

The participants will be selected based on academic records, recommendations, applied research interests and compatibility of background with applied research programs and projects at the host Installation. The initial appointment is typically for one year and may be renewed for up to four additional years based upon recommendation of the host installation and subject to availability of funds. The participant will receive a monthly stipend which is determined based upon level of education, training, and experience. Inbound travel and moving expenses are reimbursed according to established policies and are granted on a case-by-case basis. Travel and other costs will also be reimbursed for training related to the project and approved by ORAU and the host installation. The participant must show proof of health and medical insurance. Health plans are available through the ORAU for Postgraduate Internship participants.
Location Aberdeen Proving Ground, MD
Country United States of America
Position Id USAPHC-1370003849
Job Description

Summer Internships are available throughout all of the US Army Public Health Command focusing on the scientific areas of:

- Public Health

- Health Promotion and Wellness

- Epidemiology and Disease Surveillance

- Environmental Health

- Occupational Health

- Laboratory Sciences

- Toxicology

- Health Risk Management

- Veterinary Services 

Notes FEATURES OF THE ORISE PROGRAM

Selected Interns, Fellows, and Researchers will have the opportunity to interact with leading scientists and participate in on-going research efforts in various Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM) topics of interest to the U.S. Government. The extensive relationships between universities, federal agencies and private industry will expose ORISE Participants to a broad research community. Participants will have the opportunity to learn directly from leading scientists and decision-makers about the role of scientific research in addressing complex, real-world challenges. Furthermore, participants have the opportunity to learn how various phases of research transition from concept to implementation.

Participants in the program receive a monthly stipend rate. Postgraduate participants (including post-baccalaureate and post-associate degree) participants receive a monthly stipend that varies depending on degree level, discipline, project area, and experience. Student participants receive a stipend based on academic standing and project area. College and university faculty participants and other established scientists/engineers receive a monthly stipend based on their regular salaries. Stipends for part-time appointments are prorated based on the percentage of full-time participation.

Based upon the needs of the sponsor.


ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS


Applicants should be pursuing or have recently completed an Associates, Bachelor’s, Master’s, or Doctoral degree in STEM or related discipline within five years of the desired starting date, or will be able to complete all requirements for the degree on or before the starting date. Applicants with Veteran Status should have received their degree within ten years of the desired starting date. Other applicants will be considered on a case-by-case basis. The program is open to all qualified U.S. citizens without regard to race, sex, religion, color, age, physical or mental disability, national origin, sexual orientation, or status as a Vietnam era or disabled veteran.

APPLICATION

Applications are accepted and reviewed on an ongoing basis. Selections are made as openings occur throughout the year.

GENERAL INFORMATION

The participants will be selected based on academic records, recommendations, applied research interests and compatibility of background with applied research programs and projects at the host Installation. The initial appointment is for one year and may be renewed for up to three additional years, based upon recommendation of the host installation and subject to availability of funds.

The participant must show proof of health and medical insurance. Health plans are available through Oak Ridge Associated Universities for Postgraduate Participants. Appointments can be full-time/part-time at the host installation.

Please reference the assigned Position ID when calling or emailing for information. Additional information and application material can be found on the following website: www.orau.org/Maryland.

Number of Openings 30
Degree Specialization Public Health, Sciences
Degree Required Associate Degree Graduate, Associate Degree Student, Bachelor Degree Graduate, Bachelor Degree Student, High School Diploma, High School Student, Master Degree Graduate, Master Degree Student, PhD Student

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