Application deadline is January 22, 2024, at 11:59 p.m. EST!
Please visit our website www.energy.gov/fe/mlef for detailed information on how to apply for the MLEF program.
Application tips can be found on the MLEF website.
To increase your chances of being selected for the MLEF program, we recommend:
The U.S. Department of Energy’s (DOE) Mickey Leland Energy Fellowship (MLEF) Program is a 10-week summer research internship for undergraduate and graduate students in STEM majors. Participants complete a cutting-edge research project at one of the Department’s National Laboratories or DOE Headquarters in support of the Department’s mission of limiting the environmental and climate impacts of fossil fuels and industrial processes while working to achieve net-zero emissions.
The mission of the MLEF program is to strengthen a diverse pipeline of future STEM professionals and has provided mentored opportunities for over 1,000 students from across the nation for future careers in the STEM workforce. All eligible candidates are encouraged to apply.
As a MLEF participant, you will train under the mentorship of scientists and engineers while completing a mission-focused research project. During the 10-week appointment, you will receive a bi-weekly stipend, and may be eligible for housing and travel assistance. You will also gain insight into how the Department of Energy is working toward an equitable and clean energy future.
Visit the MLEF program website for more detailed information on the program.
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