Friday, November 10, 2017

DOE Solar Energy Innovators Program

The Solar Energy Innovators Program is seeking applicants interested in researching innovative solutions to the challenges faced by utilities, energy service providers, and public utilities commissions (PUCs) to adapt to a system with increasing levels of solar and other distributed energy resources. Innovators selected for the program will conduct hands-on, practical research and development on-site at a utility, energy service provider, or PUC host institution.  The Solar Energy Innovators Program is sponsored by the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) Office of Energy Efficiency & Renewable Energy (EERE), Solar Energy Technology Office (SETO).  The application deadline is Monday, January 8, 2018 at 11:59 PM EST.  For questions call Taylor Pitchford at 865-574-4806 or email at

Thursday, November 9, 2017

ORUA research opportunity

University Partnerships Office

ORAU provides innovative scientific and technical solutions to advance research and education, protect public health and the environment, and strengthen national security. Through specialized teams of experts, unique laboratory capabilities and access to a consortium of more than 100 major Ph.D.-granting institutions, ORAU works with federal, state, local and commercial customers to advance national priorities and serve the public interest. A 501(c)(3) nonprofit corporation and federal contractor, ORAU manages the Oak Ridge Institute for Science and Education (ORISE) for the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE).

DOE Scholars Program

The DOE Scholars Program is now accepting applications.  This program introduces students and recent college graduates to the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) mission and operations.  Being selected as a DOE Scholar offers direct exposure to and participation in projects and activities in DOE mission-relevant research areas and the development of professional networks with leading scientists and subject matter experts among other benefits.  The application deadline is Friday, December 15, 2017 at 11:59 PM EST.  For more information visit  If you have questions, send an email to

2018 Summer ORISE Fellowship Opportunity at CDC

A summer fellowship opportunity is available in the Division of Laboratory Sciences (DLS) within the National Center for Environmental Health (NCEH) at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) on the Chamblee Campus in Atlanta, Georgia.  DLS provides laboratory support that improves the detection, diagnosis, treatment, and prevention of environmental, tobacco-related, nutritional, newborn, selected chronic and selected infectious diseases. DLS also works to improve the rapid and accurate detection of chemical threat agents, radiologic threat agents, and selected toxins.  Collaborating with a multidisciplinary team, the selected participant will use state-of-the-art laboratory equipment to address topics relevant to public health.  This will allow the participant to gain hands-on experience in applied analytical chemistry and enhance their knowledge of its applications to public health.  The application deadline is Friday, January 19, 2018 at 3:00 PM EST.  If you have questions, send an email to []  Please include reference code CDC-NCEH-2018-0013 in your email.