Americans in all 50 states can honor the legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., though living out his values of service, care for your neighbor, and social justice. This is a way, as many have said, to “celebrate the man whose dream celebrates us all”. Continuing a tradition he started at his first inauguration in 2009, President Obama is calling on Americans to participate in the National Day of Service on Saturday, January 19th, 2013.
In honor of National Mentoring Month and the 57th Presidential Inauguration, the Departments of Energy, Transportation, Labor, Education, National Science Foundation, Environmental Protection Agency, Office of Personnel Management, and Corporation for National and Community Service invite you to the STEM and Mentoring Open House.
Are you an undergradutate student interested in a career in nuclear or radiochemistry? From now until February 1, 2013, applications are open for the Nuclear and Radiochemistry Summer School Program, which places curious and highly motivated students with strong science backgrounds in a six-week course in California or New York. If selected, you can receive an all-expense paid opportunity to study nuclear and radiochemistry, earning credit hours along the way from either San Jose State University or SUNY-Stony Brook. Selected students also receive a stipend of $4,000.
NNSA and MOX Services are committed to increasing the contracting opportunities for small and disadvantaged businesses, and the 9,683 subcontracts they have awarded to small businesses total approximately $860M.
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.
This past Wednesday, the Energy Department livestreamed a conversation between Energy Secretary Steven Chu and U.S. Senator Mark Udall (D-CO), two leaders and champions of renewable energy innovation. The topic at hand – the future of the U.S. wind industry – was driven by questions from a live audience and participants online using Twitter, Facebook, Google +, and email to ask Energy about wind technology, policy, and careers.