Components of the online application are as follows:
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 unique opportunities that introduce students to the mission and operations of U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) Advanced Research Projects Agency–Energy (ARPA-E). ARPA-E is devoted exclusively to research and development of transformational energy technologies. ARPA-E recruits Technology-to-Market Scholars who have a unique combination of technical and business skills to participate in projects focused in defining commercialization pathways for high-impact technology development programs. This internship opportunity offers experience in advancing the transition of cutting-edge energy technologies to market applications in a fast-paced environment. Scholars will be mentored by Technology-to-Market professionals on program efforts in one or more topical areas. More details on the breadth of topic areas of importance to ARPA-E can be found at https://arpa-e.energy.gov/?q=program-listing.
As examples of potential internship scope, past summer scholar projects have included:
The DOE Scholars program provides stipends starting at $650 per week for graduate students and post graduates.
Inbound and outbound travel may be provided according to ORISE Travel Policies and the policies of the sponsoring federal agency.
Length of Appointment
Appointments duration typically ranges from 8-12 weeks but other appointments periods may be possible.
This opportunity is open to graduate students, and recent graduates who meet the following qualifications:
The ideal candidates will have or be pursuing a graduate level degree (preferably MBA or technical degree M.S./Ph.D. with a business focus), and have relevant experience in the field. Applicants should be prepared for deep immersion in a specific energy program area and must be comfortable be able to complete tasks independently. Candidate must have strong written and oral communication abilities, as well as an interest in energy and energy technologies.