STEM Rising, a project of the Office of Public Affairs, highlights all of the ways the Energy Department supports science education and workforce development. 

View the resources on this page see offerings for workforce development for online learning resources, experiential learning, research opportunities, fellowships, apprenticeships, and more. See resources for K-12, College & Continued Learning, and Teachers here. 

Experiential Learning

Solar Workforce Development
Solar workforce development includes online training, on-the-job training, curriculum development, and other activities that prepare people for solar.
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Center for Advanced Energy Studies with Idaho National Lab
A partnership with Idaho National Lab for advanced energy research.
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Access training with leading experts
Training on various systems/components that use energy is available to help manufacturing plants and buildings run more efficiently. Learn how to u...
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Algae Technology Educational Consortium
A partnership supported by the Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy and the National Renewable Energy Laboratory for algae education.
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Department of Energy Partners with Youngstown State University and Oak Ridge National Laboratory to Support Battery Manufacturing Workforce
The $1 million project will assist in the development of an Energy Storage Workforce Innovation Center, a training center based in the Midwest.
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PPPL Apprentice Program
Princeton Plasma Physics Laboratory is training mechanical and electrical technicians.
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Argonne Fast-tracks Training in Nuclear Packaging
Argonne scientists play a central role in coursework on securing nuclear packaging at the University of Nevada, Reno.
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Hydrogen Shot Fellowship
Hydrogen Shot Fellows will engage in Hydrogen Shot related work from one or more Hydrogen and Fuel Cells Technologies Office technical programs.
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Energy Training Centers Listing
EIA's listing of select energy training classes and centers.
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Berkeley National Lab's Distinguished Women in Science Speaker Series
A diversity, equity, and inclusion initiative at Lawrence Berkeley National Lab.
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Berkeley Lab BLISS Program
BLISS stands for Berkeley Lab In School Settings.
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Nuclear Energy University Program (NEUP)
Information about the Nuclear Energy University Program - research grants, infrastructure grants, fellowships and scholarships
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STEM Volunteer Training Materials
The STEM Volunteer Training Series provides tips, resources and information for federal professionals interested in volunteering.
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Preparing Frontline Professionals for an Evolving Energy Future
Understanding new energy technologies is a must for tomorrow’s workforce.
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Online Learning Resources

Better Buildings Workforce Development Portal
Better Buildings has collected resources, information, and other materials to help you address your workforce needs.
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Career Pathways Stories
Read stories about the career paths of a variety of people in STEM.
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Career Skills Internship Video Series
This internship video series will give you tips for preparing before the internship and how to engage with the people you’re working with.
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Explore Clean Energy Careers
Take a look at all the different career options in clean energy.
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Federal Energy Management Program Training Catalog
The FEMP Training Catalog features online and on-site training offered by the Federal Energy Management Program (FEMP).
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Bioenergy Career Map
Exploring an expanding universe of bioenergy energy occupations, describing diverse jobs across the industry, charting possible progression between...
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Solar Career Map
Map of solar careers around the country.
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Wind Career Map
This wind career map explores an expanding universe of wind energy occupations, describing diverse jobs across the industry, charting possible prog...
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Federal Energy and Manufacturing Workforce Training Programs
Federal Energy and Manufacturing Workforce Training Programs
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Office of Indian Energy Policy and Programs Resource Library
The resource library provides links to helpful resources for tribes on energy project development and financing.
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Internships, Fellowships, Grants, & Research

Energy Systems Technology & Education Center at Idaho State University
In response to a growing need for Engineering Technicians, the College of Technology at Idaho State University has established ESTEC.
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Nuclear Energy University Program (NEUP)
Information about the Nuclear Energy University Program - research grants, infrastructure grants, fellowships and scholarships
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National Renewable Energy Laboratory Executive Energy Leadership Academy
This program that provides non-technical business, governmental, and community leaders an opportunity to learn about advanced energy technologies.
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Leona Woods Distinguished Postdoctoral Lectureship Award
A new effort to recognize the contributions of outstanding female physicists and physicists from underrepresented minority groups.
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Technologist in Residence Program
The Technologist in Residence (TIR) Program increases collaborative research and development (R&D) between U.S. Department of Energy national labs ...
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OT Defender Fellowship
This elite training program offers middle- and senior-level OT security managers in the U.S. energy sector a workforce training opportunity.
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