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.

Opportunities

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 ProgramThe 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 ProgramThe 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 ProgramThis 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 Volunteer 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.

Resources

  • Executive Order 13562 Expands the eligibility window for applicants, making it more "student friendly" by aligning it with academic calendars and allowing those who have received a qualifying advanced degree within the preceding two years to participate.

Questions

If you have any questions, please contact the Corporate Recruitment and Outreach Division.