Department of Energy

STEM Rising

You are here

Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics, commonly known as STEM, are the essential building blocks to accomplishing the U.S. Department of Energy's mission. STEM Rising is our initiative to inspire, educate, and spark an upwards trajectory to lifelong success in STEM through sharing the Department's programs, resources, competitions, events, internship opportunities and more.

View our STEM resources for students, teachers, and the energy workforce on this site and sign up for our monthly newsletter to keep in touch.   

Find Your Piece of STEM Rising

Kindergarten through High School
Online resources, experiential learning, and event information for students ranging from Kindergarten to Grade 12.
Learn More
College & Continued Learning
The Department of Energy is full of learning, research and job opportunities: from entrepreneurship competitions to research at our National Labs.
Learn More
Teachers
Looking for lesson plans, workshops, and research opportunities? You'll find that and more on this page.
Learn More
Workforce
STEM resources for people currently in the STEM workforce, including online learning, experiential learning, and grants and research opportunities.
Learn More

STEM Rising Blog

EcoCAR study reveals what Automated and Electric Vehicle educated graduates want in an employer
Findings show potential employees are most interested in culture and impact.
Learn More
Marine Energy Collegiate Competition Empowers Students to Energize a Growing Blue Economy
Read about the newest undergraduate and graduate-level student competition, the Marine Energy Collegiate Competition: Powering the Blue Economy.
Learn More
From Designing to Reprogramming: Intern Steven Snell Spends His Summer at AGS and RHIC
Steven Snell started as an intern at the U.S. Department of Energy’s Brookhaven National Laboratory in June and quickly made a difference.
Learn More
Summer Intern Christopher Hayes Studies Charge Separation for Solar Energy
The recent Stony Brook University graduate is conducting research on conductive organic polymers in Brookhaven Lab's Chemistry Division.
Learn More
Paducah Site Visit Impresses Boys and Girls Club Members
Young people from the Oscar Cross Boys and Girls Club of Paducah participated in science, technology, engineering, and math activities.
Learn More
Hanford Contractor Inspires Workforce of Future Through STEM Education
Employees from EM Richland Operations Office contractor Mission Support Alliance (MSA) volunteer at local schools.
Learn More
Your A.I. Career: April’s Story
Learn how April Morton became a leader at Oak Ridge National Laboratory in Artificial Intelligence work.
Learn More
Eva Davidson: Bridging the Gap for Nuclear Energy
Eva Davidson, a nuclear engineer at Oak Ridge National Laboratory, is developing modeling and simulation techniques for nuclear reactors.
Learn More
Your AI Career: Vitalij’s Story
Learn how Dr. Vitalij Pecharsky became a leader at Ames National Laboratory in Artificial Intelligence work.
Learn More
Hanford Manager Joins Students for STEM Exercises at Nez Perce Reservation
Hanford Manager Joins Students for STEM Exercises at Nez Perce Reservation
Learn More

STEM Events from the Energy Department

STEM Rising Newsletter
The STEM Rising newsletter is a one-stop shop for the latest science, technology, engineering and/or mathematics programs for all ages supported by the Department of Energy. 
View More

Other STEM Resources

Charting a Course for Success: America's Strategy for STEM Education
The new CoSTEM 5-year Strategic Plan was released at the White House on Tuesday December 4th.
Learn More
Women in STEM Posters, Series One
This new women in STEM classroom poster series highlights historical and present-day inventors, astronauts, explorers and mathematicians.
Learn More
Energy Kids
Games, activities and more resources from U.S. Energy Information Administration to help kids learn the basics of energy!
Learn More
K-12 Educators and Students Links from the National Laboratories
This page features content from the National Laboratories in K-12 educator and student resources, compiled by the Office of Science.
Learn More
Coloring Book: Women of the Manhattan Project
Download our free Women of the Manhattan Project coloring book.
Learn More