2023 DOE Scholars - Internships - Environmental Management

Organization
U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)
Reference Code
DOE-Scholars-2023-EM
How to Apply

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Description

The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) Office of Environmental Management (EM) is seeking Scholars to engage in projects and activities related to EM's mission.  EM's first priority is to ensure the safety and health of the public and EM's workforce while continuing to protect the environment. EM carries out the mission using sound business practices, innovative management approaches, and science and technology to reduce risks and costs within the EM regulatory framework.

The Scholar will receive training, mentoring, and additional support to effectively accomplish appointment goals. Appointments may involve projects focused on engineering, science, research, technology, policy, business, and government relations.

Stipends 

The DOE Scholars Program provides stipends starting at $700 per week for undergraduate students and $750 per week for graduate students and recent graduates.

Travel

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

Appointments may vary in length depending on the project assignment.  Appointments may be full-time (based on 40 hours per week) or part-time.

Location

Scholars may be assigned to EM's offices in Washington, DC, or Field Offices and Business Centers across the US.  Appointments may be served on site or virtually depending on facilities access policies.

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 2022. 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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Qualifications

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 degree or have a 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: High School Diploma/GED, Associate's Degree, Bachelor's Degree, Master's Degree, or Doctoral Degree received within the last 60 months or currently pursuing.
  • Academic Level(s): Graduate Students, K-12 Students, Post-Bachelor's, Postdoctoral, Post-Master's, or Undergraduate Students.
  • Discipline(s):
    • Business (11 )
    • Chemistry and Materials Sciences (12 )
    • Communications and Graphics Design (6 )
    • Computer, Information, and Data Sciences (17 )
    • Earth and Geosciences (21 )
    • Engineering (27 )
    • Environmental and Marine Sciences (14 )
    • Life Health and Medical Sciences (46 )
    • Mathematics and Statistics (10 )
    • Other Non-Science & Engineering (13 )
    • Physics (16 )
    • Science & Engineering-related (1 )
    • Social and Behavioral Sciences (29 )
  • Age: Must be 18 years of age
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