Application Deadline: December 30, 2016
The Mickey Leland Energy Fellowship (MLEF) Program provides undergraduate and graduate students with an opportunity to gain and develop research skills with the Department of Energy’s Office of Fossil Energy for 10 weeks over the summer. Selected candidates train under the mentorship of program officials and scientists on focused research projects, consistent with the mission of the Office of Fossil Energy. During these 10-week energy fellowships, participants receive a stipend, and some students may be eligible for housing and travel allowances for the duration of the program.
Laboratory placements are determined in accordance with host site needs and each student’s qualifications. Placement locations include:
- Department of Energy Headquarters, Washington, D.C. and Germantown, MD
- National Energy Technology Laboratory, Pittsburgh, PA; Morgantown, WV; Albany, OR
- Strategic Petroleum Reserve, New Orleans, LA; and other SPR sites in LA and TX
- Oak Ridge National Laboratory, Oak Ridge, TN
- Pacific Northwest National Laboratory, Richland, WA
- Sandia National Laboratory, Livermore, CA
- Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, Berkeley, CA
- Lawrence Livermore National Lab, Livermore, CA
- Los Alamos National Lab, Los Alamos, NM
Eligible applicants must have a cumulative GPA of at least 3.0, be currently enrolled full-time as a degree-seeking student in a STEM program at an accredited college or university at the Bachelor’s, Master’s or Doctoral level, be at least 18 years of age at time of application, be a U.S. Citizen, and be available to participate in the full 10-week program (June 5-August 11, 2017).
For complete information about this opportunity, including how to apply, click here.