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Deadline: December 15, 2017 00:00 (GMT-0500)
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Eligibility: U.S. citizenship and at least 16 years of age. Undergraduate, graduate or post-graduate of an accredited institute of higher education. Exceptions may be made on academic status on a case-by-case basis for summer appointments only.
Location: Various locations, The United States

DOE Scholars Program 2018

The Department of Energy Scholars Program introduces students or recent college graduates to DOE’s mission and operations.

As a participant in the DOE Scholars Program, you will earn a competitive edge by familiarizing yourself with DOE functions while showcasing your education, talent and skills.

Overview of the DOE Scholars Program

Scientific research conducted through the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) supports an improved quality of life for all Americans. With a mission focused on discovering solutions to power and to secure America’s future, DOE is committed to:

  • Energy security
  • Nuclear security
  • Scientific discovery and innovation
  • Environmental responsibility
  • Management excellence

Why apply?

The DOE Scholars Program offers unique opportunities that introduce students or post-graduates to the mission and operations of the U.S. Department of Energy.

Participants in the DOE Scholars Program gain a competitive edge as they apply their education, talent and skills in a variety of scientific research settings within the DOE complex. Appointments are available for a variety of disciplines at participating DOE facilities nationwide.

The DOE Scholars Program presents you with the opportunity to explore a federal career with DOE at various stages in your education.

The U.S. Department of Energy seeks students and post-graduates for the DOE Scholars Program in the following disciplines:

  • Engineering
  • Physical Sciences
  • Environmental Sciences
  • Computer Science and Information Technology
  • Physics
  • Business
  • Policy
  • Program Management
  • Mathematics
  • Statistics
  • Safety and Health
  • Accounting and Finance
  • Economics
  • Law
  • Operations research analysis
  • Communications
  • …and other related areas

Opportunities available through the DOE Scholars Program

  • Paid internships
  • Research opportunities
  • Individual development

How much are stipends?

For undergraduate students, stipends are a minimum of $600 per week for full-time commitment.

For graduate student, the minimum stipend is $650, for full-time commitment. Stipends will be prorated for part-time appointments.

Stipends will be deposited to your bank account in accordance with the stipend schedule provided. You should be prepared to cover all expenses for the first 30 days of your appointment.

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