NREL and the U.S. Department of Energy offer a wide variety of internship opportunities to full-time undergraduate and graduate students.

The Intern Experience

NREL is excited to be able to offer on-site, hybrid, and virtual internships. We see our interns as the workforce of the future, helping us drive our mission—and the nation—forward. Our interns:

  • Gain access to state-of-the-art systems and seasoned mentors
  • Strengthen skills through professional development
  • Hear from world-class experts and top executives during our lecture series
  • Learn about our lab buildings and the work going on by taking virtual tours
  • Have fun and engage with other interns by joining clubs and resource groups.
Intern in a lab.

Join us in building a clean energy future. NREL is a place where you can grow your passion inside and outside the lab.