Clean Energy Policy Opportunity for Post-Degree Candidates

Oak Ridge Institute for Science and Education (ORISE)

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  • 1000 Independence Avenue SW, Washington, D.C
    Oak Ridge Institute for Science and Education (ORISE)
    Sep 11, 2019

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Oak Ridge Institute for Science and Education is currently accepting applications for the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE), Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) Science, Technology and Policy (STP) Program.


This opportunity is with the U.S. Clean Energy Education and Empowerment (CE3) Initiative.

What will I be doing? As an intern embedded within the CE3 initiative, you will get to develop educationally and professionally while participating in policy-related projects at DOE’s EERE office in Washington, D.C. The goal of the CE3 effort is to close the gender gap and increase participation, leadership and success of women in clean energy fields. You will collaborate with DOE Senior Program Advisors and engage closely with your mentor to move this initiative forward. You will also learn how to plan, manage and execute initiative activities, including organizing meetings and collaborations within the agency and with partnering organizations, solicitation of new ideas for how to grow the CE3, as well as new strategic directions and activities.

Why should I apply? You will enhance your education and training in clean energy partnerships and multi-agency collaboration, increase your marketability in these disciplines, collaborate with top scientists and engineers in energy efficiency and clean energy, and gain insight into career opportunities through your experiences and under the leadership of your mentor.

Where will I be located? Washington, D.C.

What are the benefits? You will receive a competitive stipend for living and other expenses during this appointment, based on your academic and professional background. Additional benefits include Health Insurance, relocation expenses (if eligible), not to exceed $5000 and an education allowance of $10,000 per appointment year to cover travel-related expenses to scientific and professional development activities.

Am I eligible? You must be a U.S. Citizen or Lawful Permanent Resident (LPR) to be eligible for this opportunity. This opportunity is open to both undergraduate and graduate post-degree academic levels (Bachelor’s, Master’s, Ph.D). Program eligibility requirements can be found at


For a full description of this opportunity and to submit your application, visit If you have questions, send an email to [email protected] Please include the reference code for the opportunity [DOE-EERE-STP-SP-2019-2200] in your email subject line.