Tuesday, February 9, 2016

DOE Minority Educational Institution Student Partnership Program


Program Objectives
 
Technical Experience
Undergraduate/Graduate students gain 10 weeks substantive professional and technical career experience while working side-by-side with an assigned mentor who is a subject matter expert in the U.S. Department of Energy. Mentors will help students tailor their practical work experience to the larger context of their professional interests. 
 
Interpersonal and Leadership Skills
Interns participate in workshops that are designed to develop well-rounded leaders. Workshops may address topics such as time management, development of a professional identity, or effective communication skills. 
 
Career Opportunities
Students have an opportunity to network with experts throughout the U.S. Department of Energy and its national laboratories. By attending business meetings, scheduled field trips and planned activities, students have a chance to explore career opportunities on a daily basis. 
 
Program Requirements
  • Undergraduate/Graduate Students
  • Be at least 18 years of age
  • Be a U.S. citizen
  • Have earned at least 24 undergraduate semester hours (39 quarter credit hours)
  • MUST BE ENROLLED as a full time student. Recent graduates are not eligible to participate in the program unless they are enrolled in a graduate program
  • Maintain an overall GPA of 3.0 (minimum) or above on a 4.0 scale
 
To apply for the 2016 MEISPP internship the following documents must be received by March 31, 2016:
  • Application
  • Unofficial Transcript(s)*
  • Two Letters of Recommendation
 
We encourage all students who are interested in applying to please visit our new website at https://www.doemeispp.org/ to apply for the 2016 program!