Early Career Opportunities at the Advanced Research Projects Agency – Energy (ARPA-E)
ARPA-E Fellows Position
ARPA-E is looking for the next generation of scientific leaders to help solve the most pressing and exciting challenges in energy. The Fellows assist the agency in identifying possible breakthrough energy technologies through technical and economic analyses. During their two-year tenure, ARPA-E Fellows influence the direction of American energy innovation, engaging with world-class researchers in academia and industry, entrepreneurs, and government officials. Prior experience in energy and/or commercialization is not necessary.
ELIGIBILITY & QUALIFICATIONS
The following qualifications are required:
- U.S. citizenship.
- Ph.D. (or equivalent terminal degree) in science or engineering.
- Students who expect to complete their Ph.D. within the next year are also encouraged to apply.
- Strong analytical, research, and communication skills.
- Ability to initiate independent projects and work across disciplines.
- Passion to change the world through energy technology research and development.
- Fellows typically have a 2-year term at ARPA-E.
- Fellows are based at ARPA-E headquarters in Washington, D.C.
- Fellows are full-time federal employees, are paid a competitive salary, and receive full benefits.
HOW DO I APPLY?
The written application consists of:
- Responses to the application questions
- A cover letter discussing your interest in ARPA-E
- A current CV
- Contact information for three references
If you have any questions or concerns, we encourage you to reach out to us via email at ARPA-Eemail@example.com with the words “ARPA-E Fellows” in the subject heading.
Applications received after the deadline will not be reviewed. Please submit your application by January 31, 2022 11:59 PM ET.
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