Oak Ridge Institute for Science and Education is currently accepting applications for the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE), Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) Science, Technology and Policy (STP) Program.
This internship is with the U.S. Clean Energy Education and Empowerment (C3E) Initiative.
What will I be doing? As an intern embedded within the C3E initiative, you will get to develop educationally and professionally while participating in policy-related projects at DOE’s EERE office in Washington, D.C. The goal of the C3E effort is to close the gender gap and increase participation, leadership and success of women in clean energy fields. You will collaborate with DOE Senior Program Advisors and engage closely with your mentor to move this initiative forward. You will also learn how to plan, manage and execute initiative activities, including organizing meetings and collaborations within the agency and with partnering organizations, solicitation of new ideas for how to grow the C3E, as well as new strategic directions and activities.
Why should I apply? You will enhance your education and training in clean energy partnerships and multi-agency collaboration, increase your marketability in these disciplines, collaborate with top scientists and engineers in energy efficiency and clean energy, and gain insight into career opportunities through your experiences and under the leadership of your mentor.
Where will I be located? Washington, D.C.
What are the benefits? You will receive a competitive stipend for living and other expenses during this appointment, based on your academic and professional background. Additional benefits include Health Insurance, relocation expenses (if eligible), not to exceed $5000 and an education allowance of $10,000 per appointment year to cover travel-related expenses to scientific and professional development activities.
About Oak Rigde Institute for Science and Education
The Oak Ridge Institute for Science and Education (ORISE) is a U.S. Department of Energy institute focusing on scientific initiatives to research health risks from occupational hazards, assess environmental cleanup, respond to radiation medical emergencies, and educate the next generation of scientists.
ORISE administers a broad range of internships, scholarships, fellowships and research experiences. These programs are available to science and engineering students and educators at every academic level from K-12, to college students and postdocs, to university faculty members.
ORISE programs include research experiences at Department of Energy national laboratories as well as other federal agencies with research facilities located across the country as well some positions outside the United States.