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The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE), Office of Policy (OP), Office of Energy Jobs (OEJ) is seeking candidates to apply to the DOE Science, Technology and Policy (STP) Fellowship Program. This Fellowship will focus on advancing workforce development strategies in the energy sector, with a focus on job quality and inclusion. During the appointment, participants will be mentored by a group of highly trained policy experts who will provide them with hands-on experience in policy-related projects at DOE's Office of Policy (OP), Office of Energy Jobs (OEJ) in Washington, DC. The goal is to develop future leaders through the educational and professional development that will later create the workforce needed to support DOE's missions, and to support the successful transition of the American energy sector by ensuring that job creation, job quality, and equitable access to jobs are taken into consideration in DOE funding, initiatives, and priorities.
About the Office of Policy
The Office of Policy (OP) serves as the principal advisor to the Secretary, Deputy Secretary, and the Undersecretaries on policy and related integration of energy systems. The Office serves as a focal point for policy coordination within the Department on the analysis, formulation, development, and advancement of energy policy and related programmatic options and initiatives that could facilitate the transition to a zero-carbon, equitable, and secure energy economy.
The Office of Energy Jobs (OEJ) within OP serves as the focal point within the DOE on policies to promote the creation of quality jobs in the energy sector, particularly those that support the Administration’s priorities for jobs with high standards and the right to collective bargaining. The OEJ works collaboratively with the Department of Energy, as well as with related federal agencies and regulatory bodies, to ensure the successful transition to a zero-carbon economy and the creation of meaningful, union job opportunities for all Americans. Additionally, OEJ is the focal point within the Department for the transition of the American energy sector by ensuring that both job creation and job impacts are taken into consideration in the Department of Energy’s funding, initiatives, and priorities. The Office of Energy Jobs also provides coordination and support for a number of DOE's energy workforce building and training programs, and leads the data collection and publication of the U.S. Energy Employment Report (USEER).
What will I be doing?
As a participant, you will be under the guidance of a mentor who will provide training opportunities on how energy and infrastructure job creation and assignments are conducted by DOE. This Fellowship focuses on workforce development strategies and how to improve DOE’s activities, policies, and programs to support inclusive pathways to good quality energy jobs and careers. During this appointment, you will be involved in the following areas:
You will also:
Why should I apply?
Through the training and guidance provided by a mentor, you will:
Participants will receive a monthly stipend, as determined by OP based on the participant's education, academic discipline, and experience. Other incentives offered may include a supplemental health insurance stipend and an allowance for education and/or scientific activities.
Participants may purchase health insurance through the program's network provider.
To be considered for this appointment you must:
Preference for candidates with:
How to Apply:
A complete application consists of:
All documents must be submitted via Zintellect in order to be considered, and must be in English or include an official English translation. Submitted documents must have all social security numbers, student identification numbers, and/or dates of birth removed (blanked out, blackened out, made illegible, etc.) prior to uploading into the application system.
If you have questions, please send an email to DOE-RPP@orau.org. Please list the reference code for this opportunity in the subject line of your email.
Nature of Appointment:
The DOE Science, Technology and Policy (STP) Fellowship Program is sponsored by the U.S. Department of Energy, Office of Policy. The program is administered by the Oak Ridge Institute for Science and Education (ORISE). During the appointment, you will be considered a participant and will not enter into an employee/employer relationship with ORISE, Oak Ridge Associated Universities, DOE, OP, OEJ, or any other office or agency. Instead, you will be affiliated with ORISE for the administration of the appointment through the ORISE Appointment Letter and Terms of Appointment.
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