View the resources on this page to see offerings for community college students, undergraduates, graduate learning and Doctoral students, and Postdocs, including educational online content, events, research and employment opportunities, and more. This list has been compiled by STEM Rising, a project of the Office of Public Affairs to showcase the ways the U.S. Department of Energy supports science education and workforce development.  See resources for K-12 students, teachers, and workforce here. 

Experiential Learning

Argonne National Laboratory National School on Neutron and X-Ray Scattering
The main purpose of the National School on Neutron and X-ray Scattering is to educate graduate students on the utilization of major neutron and x-rays
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Brookhaven INCREASE Workshop
A two-day workshop on the Synchrotron Light Source, aimed at science & technology faculty from Historically Black Colleges & Universities.
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Brookhaven National Laboratory STEM Prep Summer Institute
STEM Prep Summer Institute is a four week enrichment program for students who are members of an under-represented minority.
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Research Experience in Carbon Sequestration (RECS)
RECS is the premier carbon capture, utilization and storage (CCUS) education and training experience in the U.S.
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Los Alamos National Lab Information Science and Technology Institute (ISTI)
ISTI sponsors or co-sponsors several summer schools for undergraduate and graduate students at Los Alamos National Lab.
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ARC Oak Ridge Summer STEM Programs
The Appalachian Regional Commission (ARC) Summer Math-Science-Technology Institute is a two-week summer program.
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Joint Science and Technology Institute
A two-week program for high school students and teachers to work with research scientists and other subject matter experts.
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Sandia National Laboratories Campus Executive Program
Many university partnerships have roots in the Campus Executive program. Sandia executives are paired with top university officials.
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Wind for Schools
The Wind for Schools project helps develop a future wind energy workforce.
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Industrial Assessment Centers (IACs)
Small- and medium-sized manufacturers may be eligible to receive a no-cost assessment provided by DOE Industrial Assessment Centers (IACs).
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Fermi Explorers
Fermilab staff will work with promising college-level students in demographic groups underrepresented in STEM.
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First Look@Argonne
Argonne’s launch of First Look@Argonne helps minority undergrads learn how to apply for internships.
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LANL Co-Design Summer School
The Los Alamos ISTI/ASC Co-Design Summer School was created to train future scientists to work on interdisciplinary teams to solve today's challenges.
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Laboratory, Northern New Mexico College Launch Radiation Protection Course to Help Fill High-demand Jobs
New associate degree program starts in June, includes internship opportunities at Laboratory.
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Co-design Center for Quantum Advantage Quantum Computing Summer School
A virtual four-week tutorial program introducing college students to the exciting world of quantum information science.
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Internships, Fellowships, & Research

Students & Recent Graduates
Student internships and entry-level jobs at the Department of Energy.
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Workforce Development for Teachers and Scientists
Homepage for Workforce Development for Teachers and Scientists
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Mickey Leland Energy Fellowship
Mickey Leland Energy Fellowship
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NNSA Graduate Fellowship Program
The NNSA Graduate Fellowship Program (NGFP) seeks highly motivated grad students to grow as the next generation of nuclear security leaders.
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NNSA Minority Serving Institution Partnership Program (MSIPP)
NNSA's Minority Serving Institutions Internship Program
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DOE Scholars Program
The DOE Scholars Program introduces students or recent college graduates to DOE's mission and operations.
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Nuclear Energy University Program (NEUP)
Information about the Nuclear Energy University Program - research grants, infrastructure grants, fellowships and scholarships
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MEISPP Internships
The Minority Educational Institution Student Partnership Program (MEISPP ) offers summer internships at the DOE.
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University Training and Research (UTR) Program
University Coal Research and Historically Black College and University Programs
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Argonne National Lab Lee Teng Undergraduate Fellowship Accelerator
Provides junior level college students an opportunity to study with experts in the field of accelerator science and technology.
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Argonne National Lab Professional Career Internship Program
An internship opportunity for undergraduate students studying a variety of disciplines.
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Argonne National Lab Givens Summer Associate Program
The Givens Associate positions encourage graduate students who are beginning careers in numerical analysis or computational mathematics.
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Argonne National Lab Undergraduate Cooperative Education
The Cooperative Education Program combines academic study with employment at Argonne National Lab.
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Brookhaven National Lab Programs & Contests for Students
Internships, Contests, and other student activities at BNL.
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Fermilab Internship Opportunities
Internships for teachers and students through Fermilab outside Chicago, IL.
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Los Alamos National Lab Future Female Leaders in Engineering Program
The FFLIE program inspires women to achieve their full potential as engineers and future leaders.
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National Energy Technology Lab Professional Internship Program
The Professional Internship Program is designed to introduce undergraduate and graduate students to the challenges of conducting energy research.
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Oak Ridge Office of Environmental Management Science Education & Internship Program
The OREM Science Education & Internship Program introduces students or recent graduates to the agency’s mission & operations.
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Sandia National Lab Jill Hruby Fellowship
This fellowship aims to develop women in the engineering & science fields interested in technical leadership careers.
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National Renewable Energy Laboratory Undergraduate and Graduate Internships
NREL offers many different internship opportunities to full-time undergraduate and graduate students.
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Mentorship for Environmental Scholars
A collaboration between Pre-College University and the DOE to increase minority awareness and participation in environmental sciences.
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National Renewable Energy Laboratory Postdoctoral and Director’s Fellowship Opportunities
Are you a recent Ph.D. graduate with practical training in science or engineering? Discover opportunities with NREL.
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Fermilab's QuarkNet Research Program
A nonprofit collaboration dedicated to developing America's technological workforce.
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STEM with LM
LM is committed to supporting Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM) education through STEM with LM.
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Distinguished Graduate Research Program - PNNL
PNNL and top graduate schools in the Pacific Northwest and beyond have established Distinguished Graduate Research Programs for STEM fields.
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Energy Storage Summer Internship - Advanced Manufacturing Office
The Energy Storage Internship Program offers 10-week, hands-on summer internship at a National Lab.
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High Performance Computing Summer Internships
Student projects involve performing advanced simulation and modeling in topic areas such as materials, computational fluid dynamics, and more.
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Community College Internships
The Community College Internships (CCI) program seeks to encourage community college students to enter technical careers relevant to the DOE mission.
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Contests & Competitions

Collegiate Wind Competition
Collegiate Wind Competition Homepage
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EnergyTech University Prize
The EnergyTech University Prize (EnergyTech UP) is a collegiate competition challenging multidisciplinary student teams to develop and present a business plan that leverages lab-developed and other high-potential energy technologies.
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Solar Decathlon
Homepage for the Solar Decathlon
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EcoCAR Mobility Challenge
A link to the EcoCAR 3 Mobility Challenge site.
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Solar District Cup
The Solar District Cup is a collegiate competition that challenges student teams to design and model distributed solar energy systems.
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Geothermal Collegiate Competition
The U.S. Department of Energy Geothermal Collegiate Competition engages college and university teams to design direct-use concepts leveraging...
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CyberForce® Program
A Department of Energy Cybersecurity Workforce Development Program
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JUMP into STEM
A program for students to advance building science solutions, while engaging with student teams, professors, and national laboratory staff.
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