Counterterrorism and Forensic Science Research Unit Opportunity

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*Applications accepted on a rolling basis

The U.S. Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) Counterterrorism and Forensic Science Research Unit’s (CFSRU) provides technical leadership for the FBI as well as for other law enforcement and intelligence agencies through applied research and development.

What will I be doing? As a participant with the Counterterrorism and Forensic Science Research Unit’s (CFSRU) Visiting Scientist Program (VSP), you will have an opportunity to enhance your professional development and increase your research capabilities and contributions by participating in forensic research initiatives utilizing state-of-the-art equipment under the mentorship of CFSRU scientists. The VSP will expose you to a research environment in a high security government facility and provides an opportunity to perform research in areas of interest unique to law enforcement and national security.

You may be involved in research including:

  • Human identification
  • Detection of Bio-threat agents
  • Detection of explosives and drugs
  • Characterization and comparison of forensic materials
  • Elemental analysis of trace evidence
  • Mass spectrometry applications to chemical and biological analyses, including IRMS
  • Development of instrumental methods
  • Evaluation of field portable instrumentation
  • Advancement of forensic chemistry, specifically in toxicology, and trace volatiles
  • Advancement of techniques for Imaging and Visualization

Under the guidance of a mentor, you may be involved in some or all of the following:

  • Conducting searches of scientific literature
  • Designing experimental plans
  • Conducting field tests
  • Performing analytical laboratory analyses
  • Analyzing instrumental data/ documenting results
  • Preparing and presenting research findings to diverse audiences, both orally and in writing

Why should I apply? Under the guidance of a mentor you will perform sophisticated laboratory techniques using emerging technologies, judge the completeness and accuracy of research results, perform statistical analyses on data, and prepare written manuscripts for FBI review and publication in peer-reviewed journals.

Release of any information acquired during participation in this program is at the sole discretion of the FBI.

Where will I be located? Quantico, Virginia

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The details:

As a participant you will receive a stipend as support for your living and other expenses during this appointment. Stipend rates are determined by the CFSRU officials and are based on your academic and professional background. Relocation expenses, not to exceed $1,000, incurred in relocating from your current address to Quantico, Virginia (if more than 50 miles from the address shown on the application), may be reimbursed. You will receive a travel allowance of $5,000 per appointment year to cover travel-related expenses to scientific and professional development activities. The initial appointment can be for the summer or for one year, but may be renewed upon recommendation of FBI contingent on the availability of funds. The appointment can be made on a full-time or part-time basis.

Participation Eligibility:

You must meet the following criteria to participate in the program:

  • Be a U.S. Citizen.
  • Have completed requirements for a Bachelor’s, Master, or PhD or complete all the requirements for the degree by the anticipated start date of the appointment.
  • Undergo an extensive FBI background investigation and meet suitability criteria (Website.

Program Website:

Questions? Email FBIrpp@orau.orgPlease list the reference code [FBI-CFSRU-2022-02] for this opportunity in the subject line of your email. 

OSU Energy Efficiency Center Paid Job Opportunity - Apply by 02/01 for priority consideration

The OSU Energy Efficiency Center (EEC) is looking for motivated student energy/technical analysts to work part-time during the school year (10-12 hrs/week) and during the summer (30-40 hrs/week). The OSU EEC offers comprehensive, student-led, on-site energy and productivity assessments to small and medium-sized manufacturers through a US Department of Energy funded program. Student teams advised by engineering faculty visit manufacturers and seek ways to increase their productivity and reduce energy use and waste. These engineering analyses and improvement recommendations are compiled into a report and delivered to the client. It is a great way to see many different industrial processes and learn about ways to save energy. Visit more information about the OSU Energy Efficiency Center.

Winter Term first priority applications will be reviewed February 1, 2023. Apply here:  

TTM Technologies
Time-to-Market Interconnect Solutions
Engineering Internship Program -- Summer Program 2023


TTM offers summer internships to qualified Engineering students who are looking to gain professional experience in the field of engineering and manufacturing technology. Internships are designed to help build your professional credentials by providing meaningful, practical, on-the-job training and experiences, while also igniting your imagination.

Opportunities exist throughout our company and are available to students who are motivated to learn and grow. You will get a chance to contribute your best ideas and work in an environment that inspires innovative results. Students in our internship program provide tremendous value to our organization through increased productivity, introduction of innovative, fresh ideas and talent, and often become reliable and skilled permanent employees.

The TTM Engineering Internship Program is geared toward conscientious Engineering juniors who are going into their senior year of college. It is a stimulating and rewarding experience, helping the student make the transition from school to work and career while motivating the student for a potential manufacturing, engineering & technology future. Participating in one of our internships is also invaluable in establishing a network within the company.

Program Outline:

  • Internship is project-based, all deliverable within the summer period of 10-12 weeks.
  • Each intern will be assigned a manager and a mentor/champion to help guide them and serve as a resource for them.
  • Interns will present opening and closing presentations to the site Leadership team.
  • Interns will also present a midway review to select site Leadership.
  • The program offers additional opportunities for professional, career and leadership development through training and teambuilding activities such as 1-day offsite training, company picnic, softball match, etc.


  • The student must be enrolled in an accredited college or university Engineering undergraduate program. Be a

junior going into their senior year of college and scheduled to graduate spring of 2024. Student must also be in good academic standing.

  • Pursuing an Engineering degree in any of the following majors:

- Chemical

- Electrical

- Mechanical

- Computer Science

- Robotics

- Industrial

- Manufacturing

  • Proficient computer skills (Microsoft Office)
  • Good math and communication skills
  • Demonstrated leadership ability, Energetic & self-motivating, Able to meet deadlines.
  • Due to ITAR regulations, applicants must be US Citizen or Permanent Resident

To Apply:

Please access our website at to submit a resume and complete an on-line employment application. Location: Forest Grove, Oregon

Reference: Intern - Engineering

Accepting resumes until February 17, 2023.

Note: The statements herein are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by employees and are not to be construed as an exhaustive list of responsibilities, duties, and skills required of personnel. Furthermore, they do not establish a contract for employment and are subject to change at the discretion of the employer.

Export/ITAR Statement:

Must comply with TTM Export Control Policies and Procedures and all applicable laws including ITAR, EAR and OFAC including but not limited to: a) being able to identify ITAR product on the manufacturing floor and understand that access to these products and related technical data is restricted to only US Citizens and US Permanent Residents; b) recognition of Foreign Person visitors by badge differentiation; c) understand and follow authorization procedures for bringing foreign visitors into facilities (VAL); d) understand the Export and ITAR requirements for shipments leaving the US; e) manage vendor approvals for ITAR manufacturing and services.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, citizenship, disability or protected veteran status.

WaferTech Internships for 2023!

Great people know great people! Take a look at the many internship opportunities we have available! → Careers → Join WaferTech → Select Washington

Email Sr. Recruiter Ed Nicholson with any questions.

NEW!  Intel Application Link for OSU students!

Intel generally hires year-round, so openings will continuously change.  Intel is interested hiring interns in construction engineering, mechanical engineering, and other engineering majors as well as EECS majors, and are interested in speaking with international graduate students (particularly at PhD level) as well as domestic students.

OSU students are requested when applying to upload resumes to Intel's internal site using an Intel web form specific to OSU students. In addition, OSU students should still apply for specific openings on Intel's career website.