Learn about the Energy Student Ambassadors Program
Energy Student Ambassadors represent the Department of Energy (DOE) on college campuses across the nation. Ambassadors increase awareness and interest in the DOE mission and provide information on career and educational opportunities with DOE.
What's in it for you?
- Stay connected with the DOE
- Great networking opportunities
- Valuable resume building, leadership, and professional opportunities
- Monetary compensation: Total of $3000 for the academic year
- Up to $1000 in competitive performance incentives
- Presentations to faculty and staff
- Branding events and competitions
- Targeted DOE career and educational programs information sessions
- Educating peers on the new government hiring process
- Writing about the DOE, its opportunities, and Ambassador successes for DOE, campus publications, and other media
- And much more!
Basic Eligibility Requirements
- Be a U.S. Citizen
- Be enrolled, at least part-time, in a degree-granting program at an accredited educational institution in the United States for the complete academic terms of Fall 2011 and Spring 2012
- Be able to dedicate a minimum of 20 hours per week as an Ambassador during the 2011-2012 academic school year (excluding Federal holidays and academic breaks)
- Have daily access to a computer, Internet, and basic Microsoft Office applications (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, etc.)
- Strong interest and passion for promoting the DOE's mission, career and educational opportunities, and energy-related outreach
- The ability to develop and maintain peer relationships
- Strong oral, written, presentation, and interpersonal communication skills
- Strong organizational and planning skills
- The ability to think innovatively and effectively convert innovative ideas into action
- The ability to represent the DOE appropriately in public settings
To learn more about the program or to apply, visit: http://orise.orau.gov/energy-ambassadors/.