Research Opportunities

Edvention Fellowship- The Edvention Fellowship Program is a federally funded grant that trains teacher candidates to incorporate the latest technology in classroom learning. This prestigious program connects candidates with district leaders and teachers, creating real educational changes.
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Center for Excellence in Science and Mathematics Education (CESaME) STAR Program- STAR is a summer research internship for aspiring science and mathematics teachers. It offers a 9-10 week (depending upon the lab site) summer research internship and science education program at a Department of Energy, NASA, Univeristy or Private Industry laboratory for aspiring or early career teachers. STAR Fellows will receive a $500/wk stipend for their participation in the summer research experience. Housing stipends for participants who need to relocate for the summer may also be provided by the STAR program.
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The Math and Science Partnership (MSP) Network- MSPnet is an electronic learning community for the Math and Science Partnership Program. With the MSP program, the National Science Foundation implemented an important facet of the President's No Child Left Behind (NCLB) vision for K-12 education. A major research and development effort, the MSP program responds to concern over the performance of the nation's children in mathematics and science. Institutions of higher education partner with K-12 districts and others to effect deep, lasting improvement in K-12 mathematics and science education.
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Science Education Programs at Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL)- ORNL provides paid opportunities for undergraduates, grad students, recent graduates, and faculty to participate in high-quality research alongside world-class scientists to solve real-world problems. Opportunities are available for internships and co-ops, research appointments, and sabbaticals. Individuals who choose an internship or research opportunity at ORNL are paired with world-class scientists to solve real-world problems.
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