Learn about the many programs and opportunities available to graduate students.
NREL's Research Participant Program provides graduate students with mentorship, hands-on experience, and professional development activities designed to strengthen technical and professional skills.
The Office of Science Graduate Student Research program prepares graduate students for science, technology, engineering, or mathematics (STEM) careers critically important to the U.S. Department of Energy's Office of Science mission, by providing graduate thesis research opportunities at national laboratories.
The Mines/NREL Advanced Energy Systems degree program trains graduates to enter the workforce in roles supporting advanced energy innovation and energy systems integration in government, academia, nonprofits, and the private sector.
|Term||Application Due||Deliverables||Apply and Contact|
|NREL's Research Participant Program||Year round and summer||No deadline until position is filled||Poster presentation (optional)||Apply to NREL's Research Participant Program. Select Intern under Job Type.
Contact: Ben Godwin
|Office of Science Graduate Student Research||3–12 months||December
|Project Plan, Technical Report||Apply to the Office of Science Graduate Student Research.
Contact: Danelle Wilder
|Mines/NREL Advanced Energy Systems Degree Program||2–4 years||October
|Apply to the Mines/NREL Advanced Energy Systems Degree Program.
Contact: Adam Warren