2022 DOE Scholars - Internships - Fuel Cells

U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)
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How to Apply

Click on Apply below to start your application.

You are strongly encouraged to apply as soon as possible as offers will be made as eligible candidates are identified.


The Hydrogen and Fuel Cell Technologies Office (HFTO) within the Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) is seeking DOE Scholars to engage in activities associated with the Fuel Cell Team including assisting with acquisition, filtering, analysis, and presentation of fuel cell industry and supply chain data to better inform the efforts and direction of the Fuel Cell Program. Mentee and mentor will work collaboratively to optimize efforts and ensure broad exposure to both industry activities and processes through with activities are supported by HFTO and other EERE offices.


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.

The mission of the U.S. Department of Energy “is to ensure America’s security and prosperity by addressing its energy, environmental and nuclear challenges through transformative science and technology solutions.” With a mission focused on discovering solutions to power and to secure America’s future, the DOE is committed to science and innovation; energy economy; security and safety; and management and operational excellence. Learn More: https://www.energy.gov/mission.

A complete application consists of:

  • Profile Information
  • Essay Questions (goals, experiences, and skills relevant to the DOE Scholars Program)
  • Resume (PDF)
  • Transcripts/Academic Records - Unofficial transcripts or copies of the student academic records printed by the applicant or by academic advisors from internal institutional systems may be submitted. Transcripts/Academic Records must include name of the academic institution, name of the student, completed/in progress coursework and grades through fall 2020. 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.
  • Recommendation - You are encouraged to request a recommendation from a professional who can speak to your abilities and potential for success as well as your professional capabilities and personal characteristics. Recommenders will be asked to complete a recommendation in Zintellect. Recommendation must be submitted before an offer is made.

All documents must be submitted via Zintellect. All application components must be received in the system in order to be considered.

Additional Information

For more information on the DOE Scholars Program, visit https://orise.orau.gov/doescholars or contact us at doescholars@orise.orau.gov.

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:

  • Be a U.S. Citizen at the time of application.
  • Be 18 years of age or older at the time of application.
  • Must be pursuing a bachelor's degree in a science, technology, engineering or mathematics (STEM) discipline, public policy, law or other fields that supports the DOE mission.
Eligibility Requirements
  • Citizenship: U.S. Citizen Only
  • Degree: Currently pursuing a Bachelor's Degree.
  • Discipline(s):
    • Communications and Graphics Design (4 )
    • Computer, Information, and Data Sciences (4 )
    • Earth and Geosciences (6 )
    • Engineering (9 )
    • Environmental and Marine Sciences (3 )
    • Life Health and Medical Sciences (10 )
    • Mathematics and Statistics (11 )
    • Other Physical Sciences (12 )
    • Other S&E-Related (2 )
    • Social and Behavioral Sciences (1 )