United States Department of Energy (DOE) Scholars Program

The Department of Energy (DOE) Scholars Program offers unique opportunities that introduce students or post-graduates to the agency’s mission and operations. Participants in the DOE Scholars Program gain a competitive edge as they apply their education, talents, and skills in a variety of scientific and policy research settings within the DOE complex. Appointments are available for a variety of disciplines at participating DOE facilities nationwide.

The Federal Energy Management Program (FEMP) administers a special DOE Scholars Program for veterans. Veterans are placed in a variety of federal agencies in the Washington, D.C., area.

To learn more about the DOE Scholars Program and two of the many DOE offices that sponsor DOE Scholars, including the FEMP and the Office of Intelligence and Counterintelligence, visit the DOE Scholars Program website.

The DOE Scholars Program presents you with the opportunity to explore a federal career with the DOE at various stages in your education.

Eligible candidates will be:

  • U.S. citizens (verification will be required if selected) and at least 16 years of age (no exceptions)
  • Undergraduates, graduates, or post-graduates of an accredited institute of higher education; exceptions may be made on academic status on a case-by-case basis for summer appointments only

The application for summer 2017 appointments closes on Thursday, December 15. Click here to apply.