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The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) Office of Economic Impact and Diversity (ED) is seeking passionate and policy-driven Scholars to engage in energy justice law and policy research in support of an equitable transition away from fossil fuels. The Scholar will join a team of researchers working on projects related to the advancement of state-level transitions to equitable renewable energy. The Office of Economic Impact and Diversity envisions a transition across all U.S. states and territories to true energy justice—ensuring that energy is accessible, affordable, clean, and democratically managed for all communities, while also remediating past social, economic, and health burdens on those disproportionately harmed by the current energy system.
The Scholar will receive training, mentoring, and additional support to effectively accomplish internship goals.
Scholar will participate in the following activities:
Community Outreach and Engagement:
The DOE Scholars Program provides stipends starting at $600 per week for undergraduate students and $650 per week for graduate students and recent graduates.
Travel reimbursement of inbound and outbound costs up to $1,000 for participants who live more than fifty miles, one-way, from the assigned hosting site.
Length of Appointment
Initial appointment will be for 10 weeks with possible extensions.
A complete application consists of:
All documents must be submitted via Zintellect. All application components must be received in the system in order to be considered.
The DOE Scholars Program offers multiple opportunities during the year to accommodate the needs and schedule of individual sponsoring offices. Opportunities may have different eligibility requirements, benefits and deadlines. To be considered you must apply to each opportunity individually.
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This opportunity is open undergraduate and graduate students, and recent graduates who meet the following qualifications: