Nuclear Energy Justice Policy Fellow

Washington, D.C.
Competitive Stipend
Apr 26, 2022
May 26, 2022
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*Applications reviewed on a rolling basis.

Oak Ridge Institute for Science and Education is currently accepting applications for the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE), Science, Technology and Policy (STP) Program, Nuclear Energy Justice Policy Fellow at DOE Office of Nuclear Energy (NE).


What will I be doing? As an ORISE participant, you will have opportunities to enhance quantitative and qualitative reasoning, critical thinking and problem solving, communication, and teamwork skills. You will also be learning and engaging in the following activities:


  • How the Nuclear Energy Office is integrating Energy Justice into their program areas. How the office is developing and implementing training materials related to the department's justice and equity policies. How the Nuclear Energy Office develops key research and policy briefs. Conducting and publishing research in peer-reviewed journals.

Community Outreach and Engagement:


  • Collaborate with communities, tribes, and other outside stakeholders

Why should I apply? You will become part of a group of highly-trained scientists and engineers with the education, background, and experience to be part of the workforce that supports the DOE's mission in the future. You will enhance your education and training in nuclear energies policy and research activities, increase your marketability in these disciplines, collaborate with top scientists and engineers, and gain insight into career opportunities through your experiences and under the leadership of your mentor.

The details:

You will receive a competitive stipend for living and other expenses during this appointment, based on your academic and professional background. Additional benefits include Health Insurance and an education allowance to cover travel-related expenses and professional development activities as approved by NE.


This opportunity is available to U.S. Citizens and completed or be in the process of completing a Bachelor’s, Master’s, or Doctoral degree.


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Questions? Email Please list the reference code [DOE-STP-NE-2021-6000] for this opportunity in the subject line of your email.