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The Office of Technology Transitions' (OTT) Summer Entrepreneurship Program is an exciting internship opportunity for undergraduate students looking to experience the Department of Energy’s (DOE) world-class National Lab system, boost entrepreneurial thinking, and explore market opportunities.

OTT Entrepreneurship Program details:

  • Administered and managed by OTT, the program is a 10 weeklong internship that pairs students with technologies and mentors from the DOE National Labs to develop strategies for commercialization. 
  • Students undergo intensive training to understand and advance cutting edge technologies in fields spanning machine learning and artificial intelligence, computing, data science, biofuels, energy, materials and more.
  • Parallel to this technical training, the students also undergo intensive training in commercialization through asynchronous Energy I-Corps curriculum (EIC).
  • At the end of the program, students present their individual work and also pair into teams to create and deliver investor pitches judged by a panel of experts in technology commercialization.  
  • The program benefits participants by enhancing their education and training in entrepreneurship and energy technology related fields and increasing their future marketability in these disciplines.

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