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Learn about DOE's pledge to raise awareness and facilitate dialogue around the importance of science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) studies and careers in Indian Country.
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The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) Office of Indian Energy supports tribal efforts to build internal capacity to understand and navigate energy projects by providing regional workshops, webinars, Tribal Leader Forums, college student internships, a comprehensive online training curriculum, and an energy resource library. Indian Energy is working to build partnerships with universities and other institutions to develop the human capital in the energy sector in Indian Country.

Energy Resource Library 
Find topically relevant resources focused on energy topics that help promote tribal energy development, efficiency, and use.

Internships
Learn about the Office of Indian Energy’s college student summer internship program that provides an opportunity for current full-time technical undergraduates and graduate students—who are familiar with Native American culture and tribal issues—to support Office-funded projects in the field and at DOE’s Sandia National Laboratories.  

Webinars 
Find upcoming Tribal Renewable Energy Series webinars and view presentations from previous webinars. Access online curriculum focused on developing renewable energy projects on tribal lands.  

Workshops
Register for upcoming renewable energy project development workshops and download presentations from past tribal workshops. 

Upcoming Events

2018 Alaska Regional Energy Workshops
February 7, 2018 to May 16, 2018
NAFOA 36th Annual Conference
April 22, 2018 to April 24, 2018
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