SPONSORING AGENCY: U.S. Department of Energy

SUMMARY: The U.S. Department of Energy Professional Internship program is designed to provide practical, hands-on experience for graduate students majoring in science, engineering and mathematics. Assignments afford students the opportunity to apply and practice the theories and methods learned in the classroom. Program participants are assigned individual projects that relate to their academic majors, career goals, and the ongoing research missions of the facilities.

FIELDS: (Depends on Internship Location)

  • Chemistry
    Computer Science
    Environmental Science
    Waste Management
    Science and Mathematics Education

ELIGIBILITY: Applicants must be students in good standing in an appropriate degree program at an accredited U.S. college or university and have an overall grade point average (GPA) of 2.5, based on a 4.0 scale. Recent graduates must have a baccalaureate degree from an accredited U.S. college or university with two years of the requested starting date. The program is open to U.S. citizens.

DEADLINE: depends on program and location

For further information on this program and other similar programs administered through Oak Ridge Institute for Science and Education (ORISE) please see the ORISE "Educational Opportunities" Page.