Summer research opportunities for undergraduate and graduate students are available in Arkansas at the National Center for Toxicological Research. NCTR’s Summer Student Research Program is administered by the Oak Ridge Institute for Science and Education (ORISE) and is designed for science and mathematics students preparing for future careers in toxicology, regulatory science, or related scientific disciplines.
This 10-week summer program provides hands-on research and laboratory experience mentored by FDA scientists. Stipends are determined by the level of education.
- Student in good standing at an accredited U.S. college or university, or accepted as an entering graduate or professional student at an accredited college or university
- Cumulative GPA of 2.50 or higher (based on a 4.0 scale)
- U.S. citizenship
- At least 18 years of age at the time of application
- Participants are required to provide proof of health insurance plan prior to beginning an appointment
- Program is open to all qualified U.S. citizens without regard to race, sex, religion, color, age, handicap, or national origin.
For Application Inquiries, send e-mail to: ORISE.FDA.NCTR@orau.org
U.S. Postal Mailing Address
Oak Ridge Institute for Science and Education (ORISE)
ATTN: FDA Research Participation Programs, MS 36
P.O. Box 117
1299 Bethel Valley Road
Oak Ridge, Tennessee 37831-0117