Earth and Environmental Sciences: Geoscience, Engineering and Technology: Engineering, Physics: Chemical
4 Year Degree
The DOE Scholars Program offers unique opportunities that introduce students to the mission and operations of U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) Advanced Research Projects Agency–Energy (ARPA-E). ARPA-E is devoted exclusively to research and development of transformational energy technologies. ARPA-E recruits Technology-to-Market Scholars who have a unique combination of technical and business skills to participate in projects focused in defining commercialization pathways for high-impact technology development programs. This internship opportunity offers experience in advancing the transition of cutting-edge energy technologies to market applications in a fast-paced environment. Scholars will be mentored by Technology-to-Market professionals on program efforts in one or more topical areas. More details on the breadth of topic areas of importance to ARPA-E can be found at https://arpa-e.energy.gov/?q=program-listing.
Why should I apply?
Being selected as a DOE Scholar at ARPA-E offers the following benefits:
Stipends starting at $650 per week for graduate students and post graduates during the internship period
Direct exposure to and participation in projects and activities related to defining commercialization pathways for high-impact technology development programs
Hands-on experience in experience in advancing the transition of cutting-edge energy technologies to market applications in a fast-paced environment
Identification of career goals and opportunities
Development of professional networks with leading scientists and subject matter experts
Be a U.S. citizen at the time of application
Have a Master’s or Ph.D degree or be pursuing a graduate level degree (preferably MBA or technical degree M.S./Ph.D. with a business focus)
Applicants should be prepared for deep immersion in a specific energy program area and must be comfortable and be able to complete tasks independently. Candidate must have strong written and oral communication abilities, as well as an interest in energy and energy technologies.
ORISE is a U.S. Department of Energy asset that is dedicated to enabling critical scientific, research, and health initiatives of the department and its laboratory system by providing world class expertise in STEM workforce development, scientific and technical reviews, and the evaluation of radiation exposure and environmental contamination.
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