The Department of Energy (DOE) recognizes the value that student interns and entry level employees bring to our multi-talented workforce. We maintain a wide range of student-focused programs to help you explore the array of opportunities offered by DOE.

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Apply for Federal student and recent graduate positions on USAJOBS by selecting the Student filter or Recent Graduate filter. Interested in helping advance the boldest climate agenda in our nation’s history? Consider joining the Clean Energy Corps.


Pathways Programs

Federal internship and employment opportunities for current students, recent graduates, and those with an advanced degree. Pathways Programs include three different paths:

  • Internship Program – The Internship Program is for current students. If you’re a current student in high school, college, trade school or other qualifying educational institution, you may be eligible.
  • Recent Graduates Program – The recent graduate program is for those who have graduated, within the past two years, from a qualifying educational institution or certificate program (may be extended up to 6 years for veterans who meet certain criteria). 
  • Presidential Management Fellows Program – This program is for recent graduates with an advanced degree—either a professional or graduate degree such as a master’s, Ph.D., or J.D.

Student Experience Programs

Other Opportunities

  • College and Continued Learning - Offerings for community college students, undergraduates, graduate learning and Doctoral students, and Postdocs, including educational online content, events, research and more.



If you have any questions, please send an email to the Recruitment and Outreach Division in the Office of Recruitment and Advisory Services.