Are you a student in a science, technology, engineering, or mathematics (STEM) degree looking for a worthwhile summer internship? Do you currently have a child pursuing these types of degrees? If so, applications are now open through January 18, 2013, for the Mickey Leland Energy Fellowship, which is a 10-week paid summer internship program that provides research opportunities to minority and female students pursuing degrees in STEM majors.
The C3E initiative is a network of national-level actions that strive to increase women’s participation in clean energy careers worldwide. Learn more here about the Inaugural Women in Clean Energy Symposium, held with the Massachusetts Institute of Technology this September.
Solar industry jobs are increasing along with the rapidly expanding solar industry. As reported this month by the Solar Foundation’s National Solar Jobs Census, jobs in the industry are increasing by 13.2 percent annually, six times faster than the overall job market.
Throughout November, we celebrate Native American Heritage Month as a country, honoring the first people who lived in the United States and the ways that American Indians and Alaska Natives enrich our Nation.
Improving science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) education in the United States can provide a path forward for national defense, economic prosperity and international competitiveness. Looking to the future, the Office of Environmental Management is partnering with the Confederated Tribes of the Umatilla Indian Reservation to help STEM education take root in the Pacific Northwest.
If you laid out 200 million pieces of paper in a line, you’d travel the length of 508,000 football fields – which may give you some sense of the vastness of the amount of content that was translated into Spanish from science.gov this week.
The 200 million pages of authoritative U.S. government science information can now be accessed on ciencia.science.gov, home of the Spanish version of research and development results from 17 organizations within 13 federal science agencies, 55 scientific databases, and 2,100 scientific websites.