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Oak Ridge Associated Universities

For more than 75 years, we have helped our customers advance their mission by providing science, health and workforce solutions. Through our specialized teams of experts and a consortium of more than 150 universities, we connect the right people and resources to help our customers solve our nation’s most challenging issues.

Birds of a feather: ORAU employee Jeff Kelly uses weather data for biological research

Birds of a feather: ORAU employee Jeff Kelly uses weather data for biological research

Once you have the data, the possibilities are endless. That’s what University of Oklahoma biology professor and part-time ORAU employee Jeff Kelly thinks. Researchers like Kelly, whose research focuses on migratory animals, understand the inherent value of weather data for biological research. They can look at archived data to connect the dots between their previous findings, drawing conclusions between climate and weather change and the impact of those changes on animal behaviors.

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ORAU launches new app with a variety of resources available, including hundreds of STEM internships, fellowships and research opportunities

ORAU launches new app with a variety of resources available, including hundreds of STEM internships, fellowships and research opportunities

ORAU unveiled its all-new ORAU Pathfinder app, providing a wide range of resources on the go. This app offers college students, recent graduates and postdoctoral students a mobile tool to search and apply for hundreds of science, technology, engineering and math internships, fellowships and research opportunities at facilities across the U.S., such as NASA and the Army Research Laboratory.

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ORAU named Top Entry Level Employer, Top 10 Intern Employer by CollegeGrad.com

ORAU named Top Entry Level Employer, Top 10 Intern Employer by CollegeGrad.com

ORAU has been named a Top Entry Level Employer and a Top 10 Intern Employer (we're listed #6) for 2022 by Collegegrad.com, the number one entry level job site on the internet and the leader in entry level job search. Learn more about CollegeGrad's annual survey and how ORAU and other companies are meeting the needs of today's entry level workforce.

Free Medical Clinic of Oak Ridge helps 14,000 of our neighbors access free primary care services

Free Medical Clinic of Oak Ridge helps 14,000 of our neighbors access free primary care services

The Free Medical Clinic of Oak Ridge provides no-cost primary care services to 14,000 people in its three-county service area. These are our neighbors, people who don't qualify for TennCare because they make a little too much money but can't afford health insurance. Think the coffee shop baristas, grocery store clerks, food delivery drivers, etc. Ashley Golden, director of health studies, is a member of FMCOR Board of Directors. She and Billy Edmonds, FMCOR executive director, talk about the work of the organization.

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Going Further. Together.

Going Further. Together.

ORAU provides innovative scientific and technical solutions to advance science education and workforce development and protect health and the environment. We connect the right people and resources to get things done, and we put the full power of our organization behind every project—both large and small.