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ARPA-E recruits summer scholars who have a unique combination of technical and business skills to assist in defining commercialization pathways for high-impact technology development programs. This internship opportunity offers experience in advancing the transition of cutting-edge energy technologies to market applications in a fast-paced environment.
ARPA-E’s Summer Scholars Program is designed to prepare ARPA-E funded technologies to achieve maximum impact and return on investment for ARPA-E project teams, stakeholders, and our Nation’s taxpayers. This internship provides a unique opportunity to be mentored by and interface with the ARPA-E Technology-to-Market team, the ARPA-E Program Directors, and ARPA-E Fellows.
We are seeking graduate students and recent graduates interested in:
- Researching market trends, cross-industry collaboration opportunities, and go-to-market strategies
- Assisting in developing techno-economic analysis
- Performing stakeholder analysis to identify technology adopters and laggards
- Analyzing system reliability at varying levels or renewable penetration
Previous internship projects included:
- Identifying Technology Pathways for Zero Carbon Aviation
- Sustainable Pathway for Fusion Commercialization
- Developing a Framework to Evaluate Energy Storage and Conversion Technologies that Rely on Low-cost Renewable Power
- Managing the Risks of Stochastic Grid Resources to Optimize Reliability
- Leveraging Soil Carbon Markets to Drive Innovation, Carbon Removal and Management in Agricultural Systems
- Emissions Analyses Across the Bioeconomy: Carbon Sequestration and Mitigation Potentials for Biofuels
- L4 Connected Autonomous Market Assessment
- Greenhouse Gas Impacts Modeling
- Future Markets and Current Economics for Renewable Hydrogen
The Advanced Research Projects Agency-Energy (ARPA-E) is an agency within the U.S. Department of Energy that funds creative, out-of-the-box, transformational energy technologies that are too early stage for private investment. ARPA-E programs provide top energy researchers with funding, technical assistance, and tech-to-market guidance to radically improve U.S. energy security, energy efficiency, and environmental well-being. For more information about ARPA-E visit https://arpa-e.energy.gov/.