What is the DOE Scholars Program?
The DOE Scholars Program is a Department-wide program designed to create a pipeline of highly qualified talent in disciplinary fields that support mission critical areas of the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE). The DOE Scholars Program provides opportunities designed to introduce DOE missions, functions, and operations to talented undergraduate and graduate students, as well as recent graduates. These opportunities will help prepare Scholars towards the full range of entry and mid-level research, technical and professional positions within DOE and other organizations that support the DOE mission.
As a result, you will:
- Gain insight and experience on DOE’s mission, culture and operations.
- Showcase your education, talent and skills while contributing to the DOE’s mission and operations.
- Enhance your preparedness for scientific, technological and policy related-careers.
- Become part of a skilled workforce for the future that will benefit both the DOE and the overall global competitiveness of the nation.
"As a rising senior that is going to graduate soon, DOE Scholars really exposed me to fields, jobs, and research tasks that would be beneficial for me in the future. The experience also taught me the importance of networking with others.” —2020 Scholar, Savannah River Operations Office
“My internship experience was phenomenal, despite being remote. My team always gave had valuable feedback and criticism for my work and guided me in the right direction while giving me the autonomy to take the project where I wanted.” —2020 Scholar, Advanced Research Projects Agency – Energy (ARPA-E)
“Not only was this internship a valuable educational experience, it also helped shape decisions regarding my career and educational goals.” —2020 Scholar, Office of Environmental Management