The Office of Legacy Management is committed to supporting students through STEM programming in high schools, collaborative internships and mentorships for college students, and employment opportunities for recent graduates. Learn more about the opportunities available at the U.S. Department of Energy below.

Florida International University Science & Technology Workforce Development Program

U.S. Department of Energy Environmental Management Fellows Program at Florida International University has inducted 164 students. Fellows are mentored in research, development, and deployment of new technologies. They participate in 10-week summer internships at facilities across the US. Department of Energy complex and present their research at the Waste Management Symposia in Phoenix and other conferences around the world.

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Mentorship for Environmental Scholars (MES) Program

The MES Program is a collaborative effort between Pre-College University and the U.S. Department of Energy to increase minority awareness and participation in the environmental science disciplines. The MES Program consists of a 10-week paid summer internship at one of several participating U.S. Department of Energy sites, including the Legacy Management office in Grand Junction, Colorado.

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Click here, to watch a video by the Pre-College University about their summer bootcamp for MES Program interns.

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LM Grand Junction Mentorship for Environmental Scholars (MES) Internship Program
Video courtesy of the Department of Energy Office of Legacy Management

Minority Educational Institution Student Partnership Program

This program enables students to experience a summer internship at the U.S. Department of Energy, national laboratories, and field locations. This program does not guarantee a position in the students' field of interest. Applications for the next summer will be accepted starting in October.

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National Nuclear Security Administration (NNSA) Graduate Fellowship Program

Administered by the Pacific Northwest National Laboratory and sponsored by NNSA, this program provides students with the necessary training and practical experience needed to become the next generation of national security leaders.

Applications for the yearlong, salaried fellowships are open from spring through early fall.

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Science Undergraduate Laboratory Internships (SULI) Program

This program encourages undergraduate students — either current or recently graduated — to pursue careers in science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) by providing research experiences at the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) laboratories. Selected students participate as interns appointed at one of 17 participating DOE laboratories and facilities. Under the guidance of laboratory scientists or engineers, interns perform research on projects supporting the DOE mission.

Applications for the SULI program are solicited annually for three separate internship terms.

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Student Intern Opportunities

Internship programs allow students to be part of a cooperative-learning environment. Programs offer flexible work schedules, competitive pay, and the ability to gain experience while still completing your academic pursuits.

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