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Opportunity at DOE Office of Asian Affairs
Oak Ridge Associated Universities

Date Posted Jun. 29, 2022
Title Opportunity at DOE Office of Asian Affairs
University Oak Ridge Associated Universities
Washington, D.C., United States
Department Department of Energy
Application Deadline Open until filled
Position Start Date Available immediately
  • Graduate Student
  • Environmental Sciences/Ecology/Forestry
    Atmospheric Sciences

Opportunity at DOE Office of Asian Affairs

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*Applications reviewed on a rolling basis.

Oak Ridge Institute for Science and Education is currently accepting applicants for the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE), Science, Technology and Policy (STP) Program, Opportunity at DOE Office of International Affairs (IA), Office of Asian Affairs.

What will I be doing? As an ORISE participant, you will contribute to the implementation of energy policies by applying scientific and technical expertise to the development of solutions to issues of importance to the DOE and continue your education and involvement in areas that support the DOE mission either in a technical or policy-related role. With the guidance of a mentor, you may participate in the following activities during the appointment:

  • Researching and writing special reports on a relevant topic of interest to inform the decision-making of senior Department of Energy officials.
  • Writing briefing materials for the Secretary of Energy and other senior DOE officials to prepare them for bilateral and multilateral meetings and other engagements. This includes essential background information, talking points, position and option papers, etc.
  • Identifying opportunities and developing ideas on how to advance U.S. Government and DOE priorities through international engagement on energy issues with all available resources.
  • Communicating extensively with international counterparts, U.S. embassies, other USG agencies, DOE program offices, and private sector stakeholders, and building a network of contacts in order to support IA's mission.
  • Helping organize mission-essential international conferences, workshops and meetings, both in the United States and overseas.

Why should I apply? You will become part of a group of highly trained scientists and engineers with the education, background, and experience to contribute to IA's implementation of energy- and climate-focused technology, policy, and regulatory engagement with countries in Asia. You will enhance your education and training in policy analysis, increase your marketability in these disciplines, collaborate with top scientists, engineers, and business professionals, and be involved in projects that support the mission of the Department of Energy and with U.S. inter-agency representatives, foreign governments, the private sector, and civil society.

Where will I be located? Washington, DC

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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 IA.

This opportunity is available to U.S. Citizens that have completed a Bachelor’s, Master’s, or Doctoral degree.

Questions? Email  Please list the reference code [DOE-STP-IA-2022-2401] for this opportunity in the subject line of your email.

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