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Are you interested in learning more about the science and technology solutions being developed to address the America’s energy, environmental and nuclear challenges?
Apply now to the 2022 DOE Scholars Program!
Research, technical and policy-related opportunities are available at DOE Headquarters, DOE Field Offices, and other participating DOE sites.
The DOE Scholars Program is designed to attract talented undergraduate and graduate students, and recent graduates to opportunities that are carefully designed to help prepare and motivate participants toward the full range of entry and mid-level research, technical and professional positions within U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) and organizations that support the DOE mission. With a mission focused on discovering solutions to power and to secure America’s future, DOE is committed to:
As a participant in the DOE Scholars Program you will have the opportunity to explore a federal career with DOE and gain a competitive edge as you apply your education, talent and skills in a variety of settings within the DOE complex.
You will receive a stipend as support for your living and other expenses during this educational experience. Payments rates are determined by DOE, and are based on your educational level, skills, and experience.
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. Depending on your project assignment, duration of appointment and funding availability, you may be eligible to receive an allowance for travel and education to promote the educational goals of your appointment.
In response to the evolving situation related to the COVID-19 pandemic, appointments may be hosted virtually.
Appointments are typically in the summer for an average 10-week period; however, appointments can start at any time during the year and can be shorter than or extended past the 10 weeks at the discretion of the DOE sponsoring office. Appointment extensions may be granted based on the needs of the sponsoring office and the candidate's availability.
Nature of Appointment
The participant will not enter into an employee/employer relationship with ORISE, ORAU, DOE, or any other office or agency. Instead, the participant will be affiliated with ORISE for the administration of the appointment through the ORISE appointment letter and Terms of Appointment.
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The DOE Scholars Program is open to undergraduate and graduate students, and recent graduates who meet the following qualifications:
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.