Title: Office of Information Technology (OIT)
Brief Description: The Office of Information Technology (OIT) provides the Smithsonian's central computing and telecommunications services; provides leadership in information technology throughout the Institution in support of systems planning and development, communications, and computer-related training; and provides policy and guidance to ensure the integrity and security of Institutional automated data.
Internship Programs & Requirements: Internships with this office provide practical experience leading to the eventual achievement of personal goals of the interns. Specific interest in computer help desk, electronic mail, programming disciplines, network design and operations. Applicants should have a definite interest in and some knowledge of computers.
Information Technology Services Division: Interns participate and assist staff with products and services to include technical training, computer help desk, electronic mail and technical support for the Institution's World Wide Web Site, www.si.edu. This division also operates facilities for hands-on training, document and image scanning, and multi-media product development.
Infrastructure Technologies Division: Interns in the division have the opportunity to provide foundation computing capabilities, technical support to several mainframe computer systems, network servers operated by OIT on behalf of offices within the Institution.
System Engineering Division: Interns will provide central support for the applications systems at the Institution which include acquiring and or developing, deploying and maintaining application systems, providing leadership and guidance in data administration both Institution-wide and in the
International Museum Community: Applicants are reviewed by the OIT Intern Coordinator and division managers. Selected intern(s) are notified by the coordinator. There are no deadlines; the office accepts applications thought the year.
Agency Deadlines: OPEN
Contact Information: Ms. Sherri Manning, Intern coordinator, Smithsonian Institution, Office of Information Technology, P. O. Box 37012, 900 Jefferson Drive SW, Suite 2224 MRC 445, Washington, DC 20013-7012, Telephone: 202) 357-4220, Fax: (202) 633-9466, E-Mail: firstname.lastname@example.org
Website Address: http://www.si.edu/ofg/intern.htm
Department/Area: Engineering, Sciences, Environmental Toxicology, Graduate, Undergraduate, Fellowship
Title: Research Participation/Internship Program for the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency
Brief Description: Oak Ridge Institute for Science and Education (ORISE) offers opportunities to participate in research in environmental areas through internships at the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency at various locations in the U.S.
Eligibility: No Citizenship Requirements. Must be either an undergraduate or graduate student in good standing at an accredited college or university in a professional science, engineering, or a related discipline; or have received an undergraduate or graduate degree within four years (some sponsors allow five years) of the desired starting date; or serve as a faculty member at an accredited college or university.
Deadline: Applications are accepted on a year-round basis.
Website Address: http://see.orau.org/ProgramDescription.aspx?Program=10182
Department/Area: Sciences, Engineering, Environmental Toxicology, Fellowships
Title: SunShot Postdoctoral Research Awards
Brief Description: Solar research opportunities for recent Ph.D. graduates
The SunShot Postdoctoral Research Awards support innovative solar research by offering recent Ph.D. recipients the opportunity to conduct applied R&D at universities, national laboratories, and other research facilities.
- Yearly stipend with two years of support
- Research and travel allowance
- Health insurance
- Relocation allowance
- U.S. Citizenship or lawful permanent resident status
- Economics, Social Science, Computer Science, Engineering, Materials Science, Physics, and Chemistry are just a few of the disciplines that may apply
- Have a Ph.D. for no more than five years
Website Address: http://www1.eere.energy.gov/education/postdoctoral/