Tuesday, March 29, 2016

Department of Energy Minority Educational Institution Student Partnership Internships

The 2016 Department of Energy Minority Educational Institution Student Partnership Program Application Is Now Open! Lots of Internships!!! 

The Department of Energy Minority Educational Institution Student Partnership Program seeks students pursuing degrees in a variety of academic

majors, including, but not limited to: 

Social Sciences - Economics, International Relations, National Security, Organizational Psychology, Policy, Political Science and Sociology. 
Business - Accounting, Business Administration, Finance, Management, and Public Administration. 

Program Objectives 
Technical Experience 
Undergraduate/Graduate students gain 10 weeks and High School students gain 8 weeks of 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. 

Requirements/Qualifications: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: 
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! We also encourage you to click on the Facebook Icon and Twitter Icon below to follow us on our social media pages to get some updates on the program as well.