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Applications are Open for YOU to Join the 2013 Class of the Minority Educational Institution Student Partnership Program

December 26, 2012 - 9:00am

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Our Minority Educational Institution Student Partnership Program offers intensive ten-week internships for talented undergraduate and graduate students to jumpstart their careers and develop their potential for future opportunities within the federal government. Students work side-by-side with leading scientists, engineers, and other top professionals at our headquarters and National Laboratories to develop career skills and enhance leadership capabilities.

Apply today: http://minorityinternships.energy.gov/

We’re looking for students with commitment to public service, strong written and verbal communication skills, and an interest in energy-related issues. Positions involve scientific research or a focus on policy, business, and government relations. All internships include paid lodging, round trip airfare, and a bi-weekly stipend.

Careers in STEM are critical to the future competitiveness of the American economy, but there is a large interest and achievement gap in the United States in STEM. As a result, African Americans, Hispanics, Native Americans, and women are seriously underrepresented in many STEM fields, which denies these fields rich diversity of perspectives and innovations. Opportunities like the Minority Educational Institution Student Partnership Program allow underrepresented students to experience these careers first-hand and make contacts for future job growth.

​​​​Applications close for this opportunity on March 31, 2013. Apply today at our program website: http://minorityinternships.energy.gov/

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