January 18, 2023

Deadline: January 27, 2023 5:00 PM EST

The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE), Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) Energy Storage Internship Program offers 10-week, hands-on, practical summer internships at U.S. National Laboratories. The program provides opportunities for undergraduate and graduate students, and postgraduate students to conduct research related to the development of newer chemistries, battery designs, and manufacturing processes needed to usher in changes in energy storage.

Why should I apply?

As a participant in the EERE Energy Storage Internship Program, you will engage in research-level activities under the guidance of a mentor who is a technical staff scientist or an engineer at a national laboratory. You will gain a competitive edge as you apply your education, talent, and skills to the research and development of projects focused on energy storage. You will have the opportunity to establish connections with DOE scientists and subject matter experts that will promote long-term relationships between yourself, researchers, and DOE.

 What will I do?

Internship activities will vary based on the assigned research project and hosting facility. You can choose the project you are most interested in for the summer! As part of your application, you will identify your top 3 research projects from the 2023 Energy Storage Project Catalog. You can review the catalog at ***https://orise.orau.gov/AMsummer/energy-storage/default.html*** by scrolling to the bottom of the webpage.

 What are the benefits?

  • Stipend starting at $700/week
  • Housing allowance of $150/week, if eligible
  • Training/Research allowance up to $250
  • Travel reimbursement up to $2,000, if eligible

We are striving for onsite internships in Summer 2023. However, internships may result in a virtual placement due to continued COVID-19 impacts.


  • Be a U.S. citizen
  • Be at least 18 years old by May 1, 2023
  • Be an undergraduate student, graduate student, or recent graduate pursuing or earned a degree in a discipline related energy storage

For detailed eligibility requirements, review the opportunity announcement linked below.

How to Apply

Applications and supporting materials must be submitted at https://www.zintellect.com/Opportunity/Details/DOE-EERE-EnergyStorage-2023


Applications and recommendations are due January 27, 2023, 5:00 PM EST.

 For more information

Contact us at AM.Internships@orise.orau.gov.