The U.S. Department of Energy Bioenergy Technologies Office (BETO) offers career and workforce development resources for job seekers and industry leaders interested in building a well-trained workforce for the bioenergy industry.

BETO also provides educators and students with science, technology, education, and math (STEM) resources including fellowships, internships, classroom activities, and student challenges to guide them on a path toward an exciting career in renewable biofuels and bioproducts.

The information in the Bioenergy Careers and Education section can help prepare students and professionals for a bright future in the bioenergy industry.


The Bioenergy Research and Education Bridge Program (BRIDGES) is a brand new case-study based education curriculum created by BETO along with Argonne National Laboratory and Idaho National Laboratory.

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BETO's Bioenergy Career Map

Map out a new career in bioenergy with tools that can help you identify how your skillset aligns with certain job types or learn about workforce development and training opportunities across the United States.

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STEM and OPERATION BioenergizeME

OPERATION BioenergizeME is the umbrella program for all bioenergy and bioeconomy educational resources provided by the Bioenergy Technologies Office. This includes creating accessible information for anyone interested in STEM.

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