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Department of Energy STEM Mentoring Program

The Energy Department STEM Mentoring Program is now running its fourth cohort of participants. The program began the fourth session in September 2014, matching undergraduate students in the DC area with STEM professionals who work at the Energy Department for in-person mentoring, lectures & events, and training sessions from the Office of the Chief Human Capital Officer at the Energy Department.

2013 - 2014's program had 46 participants (25 mentees, 21 staffers), and activities included a career workshop with presentations from members of the Energy Chapter of the White House Council on Women and Girls. The 2012 – 2013’s program had 38 participants (17 mentees, 21 staff), and their activities included a STEM networking event, the Interagency STEM and Mentoring Open House, the 14th Annual Women & Science and Technology Policy Seminar. 2011 – 2012’s program had 42 participants (18 mentees, 24 staff), and their activities in addition to regularly scheduled one-on-one mentoring included workshops on successful mentoring skills, the Diversity Woman’s Business Leadership Conference, a career panel for math, statics, and physics, a guest speaker, and attending National Mentoring Month programming.

For more information, please contact the program manager Deborah Jones, deborah.jones@hq.doe.gov