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August 10, 2018
Portrait of Alton "Pearson" Benson
Meet Alton “Pearson” Benson, Intern for the Office of Minority Education and Community Development
Get to know Pearson Benson from Hampton University. He is launching his career in marketing with the Minority Edu. and Community Development Office!
August 9, 2018
Picture of Christina Neal
Meet Christina Neal, Intern for the Office of Civil Rights and Equal Opportunity
Get to know Christina Neal from Spelman College. She is launching her legal career with the Office of Civil Rights!
August 9, 2018
Picture of Micharon Byrd
Meet Micharon Byrd, Intern for the Office of Civil Rights and Equal Opportunity
Get to know Micharon Byrd from Ave Maria School of Law. She is launching her career in public service with the Office of Civil Rights.
August 8, 2018
Portrait of Tiffany Ni
Meet Tiffany Ni, Intern for the Minority Business and Economic Development Office
Get to know Tiffany from Virginia Commonwealth Univ. She is launching her career in economics with the Office of Minority Business and Economic Dev.
August 8, 2018
Portrait of Francisco Vargas Alcantara
Meet Francisco Vargas Alcántara, Intern for the Office of Economic Impact and Diversity
Get to know Francisco from Rutgers University-Newark. He is launching his career in public service at the Office of Economic Impact and Diversity.
August 7, 2018
Group portrait of MEISSP Interns, summer 2018
We say farewell and thank you to summer interns
The Office of Economic Impact and Diversity says farewell and thank you to our Minority Educational Institution Student Partnership Program interns.
July 30, 2018
Greetings from the new ED Director
Meet the Honorable James E. Campos, the new Director of the Office of Economic Impact and Diversity at DOE and learn about some of our programs.
June 26, 2015
Deputy Secretary Elizabeth Sherwood-Randall speaks at her swearing-in ceremony. | Energy Department Photo.
Deputy Secretary Sherwood-Randall Joins Our Women @ Energy Series

Deputy Secretary Sherwood-Randall joins our Women @ Energy series -- which now has over 250 profiles of inspiring women at the Department of Energy.

May 1, 2014
Celebrating Asian American Pacific Islander Heritage Month at the Energy Department
DOE employees and members of the general public were invited to celebrate Asian American Pacific Islander Heritage Month on May 15, 2014.
April 15, 2014
Participants in 2012 Take Our Daughters and Sons to Work Day got an exercise session hosted by the staff of the Forrestal Occupational Health Organization.
Take Our Daughters and Sons to Work Day - Thursday, April 24

Department of Energy is proud to participate in Take Our Daughters and Sons to Work Day on Thursday, April 24. Join us at Forrestal for a welcome...

February 10, 2014
Deploying Federal Talent to Build the Future STEM Workforce
Over 30 organizations and 100 federal employees braved icy rain to attend the First Annual Interagency STEM Volunteer Fair on February 11, 2014.
January 17, 2014
Giving Back Through Our Talented STEM Professionals
In recognition of the late Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. and the National Day of Service, the Department of Energy’s Office of Economic Impact...
April 3, 2013
2013 Asian American & Pacific Islander Heritage Month Resources and Theme
Save the date for the Asian Pacific American Heritage Month Family Day at the Smithsonian! This year it will be at the National Museum of American His
February 19, 2013
Director Dot Harris presents Chris Smith, Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary and Acting Assistant Secretary of Fossil Energy, with a professional achievement award at the Black Engineer of the Year Awards conference this February. Photo Credit: Nancy Jo Brown/106FOTO
Fossil Energy Acting Assistant Secretary Recognized at Black Engineer of the Year Awards

Earlier this month, I joined Chris Smith, Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary and Acting Assistant Secretary of Fossil Energy, on stage in...

February 1, 2013
U.S. Secretary of Energy Steven Chu during an online town hall to discuss President Obama's clean energy and innovation agenda on January 11, 2011. | Photo by Charles Watkins, Contractor, Energy Department
Letter from Secretary Steven Chu to Energy Department Employees

Secretary Chu highlights progress on clean energy; announces decision not to serve a second term.

January 15, 2013
Staff and Contractors Blog Archive
Join the STEM and Mentoring Interagency Open House Friday, January 18, in Washington DC

In honor of National Mentoring Month and the 57th Presidential Inauguration, the Departments of Energy, Transportation, Labor, Education, National...

October 4, 2012
Dr. Stanley Atcitty, left, and Dr. Imre Gyuk, right, at the Smithsonian, following the 2012 PECASE awards ceremony. | Photo courtesy of the Energy Department's Office of Electricity Delivery and Energy Reliability.
Meet Dr. Stanley Atcitty, PECASE Winner and DOE Researcher

Dr. Stanley Atcitty speaks with Dr. Imre Gyuk about about his experiences in the Navajo community, the impact of power electronics on the nation’s...

October 1, 2012
Dr. James R. Schlesinger, the first Secretary of Energy, unveils the signplate at the Energy Department's temporary headquarters on October 1, 1977.
DOE at Day One

In the 35 years since the Energy Department first opened its doors, our mission still remains: ensuring the nation’s security and prosperity by...

August 15, 2012
Karl Fraiser, a member of the Savannah River Special Emphasis Planning Committee, meets with Dot Harris at the site’s Women’s Equality Day Celebration. | Photo by Rob Davis, Savannah River Site.
Leveling the Playing Field for Women: Work at the Energy Department

The many talented Energy Department women work every day to lead the Department’s critical missions, serve our country, and act as models for the...

July 5, 2012
Secretary Chu visits Delaware State University to commemorate the school's efforts with the Better Buildings Initiative.
A Minority Serving Institution Leads the Way in Better Buildings

Delaware State University joins President Obama's Better Buildings Initiative.

May 29, 2012
The American flag flying over the Veterans Memorial in San Jose. | Courtesy of Flickr user <a href="http://www.flickr.com/photos/harshlight/3235468239/">HarshLight</a>, Creative Commons.
Energy Department Launches Veterans Mentoring Program

The Energy Department celebrates Memorial Day and launches the Veterans Mentoring Program.

April 17, 2012
DOE Ups the Ante for Diversity and Inclusion at the Department of Energy
“We will treat our people as our greatest asset.” This phrase is not only one of DOE’s management principles, but it is also the rock behind our new D
April 11, 2012
The Energy Department's Dr. Karina Edmonds and Erin Pierce talk to thousands as part of the Women in STEM Tweet Up on March 22, 2012. | Photo credit: Quentin Kruger | Energy Department file photo
Let's Keep Talking: Women in STEM Tweet Up

We recently held a Tweet Up about women in in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM). During the event, experts in STEM wrote...

March 22, 2012
Join the Conversation – Get on #STEM on Twitter.com at 2:30ET Today
Join our Tweet Up on Women in STEM (that’s science, technology, engineering, and mathematics)
March 15, 2012
Join us for a conversation about women in science, technology, engineering, and Math (STEM) on Twitter on Thursday, March 22 at 2:30pm EDT by following the hashtag #STEM.
Got Questions about Women in Science, Tech, Engineering, or Math (STEM)? Tweet us!

Join us for a conversation about women in STEM on Twitter on Thursday, March 22 at 2:30pm EDT by following the hashtag #STEM. You'll be able to to...