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Minority Educational Institution Student Partnership Program (MEISPP)

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Academic Level:
For most summer research programs, this is your upcoming status as of the fall. Always check with the individual program's website for details.

Undergraduates - First Year
Undergraduates - Sophomore
Undergraduates - Junior
Undergraduates - Senior
Graduate Students (Masters)
Graduate Students (PhD)

Note: this opportunity encourages applications from community college students.

The Minority Educational Institution Student Partnership Program provides 10-week summer paid internship opportunities to undergraduate and graduate students from Minority Serving Institutions.

MEISPP is designed to provide talented students with internships that introduce them to a variety of entry and mid-level research, technical, and professional positions within the Department of Energy and its national laboratories.

Being selected to participate in the MEISPP offers the following benefits:

• Stipends starting at $750 per week for undergraduates and $950 per week for graduate students.

• Housing Allowance starting at $374/week

• Travel reimbursement to/from assigned location for up to $1,000

• Explore disciplines including science, technology, engineering, business, mathematics, policy, law and more

• Gain professional and technical career experience with the guidance of a mentor to support your career goals

• Develop professional networks with leading scientists and subject matter experts

Please visit our website to learn more about eligibility and how to apply!

Participating Institution(s):
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Oak Ridge Institute for Science and Education (Lead)

Program Materials:
 • Program Website 

This Program can be Described by:
Academic Disciplines:
Applied Mathematics
Civil & Environmental Engineering
Environmental Sciences
Management Information Systems
Materials Science & Engineering
STEM Fields

Engineering Research
Environmental Ethics
Mathematics Education

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This program is funded by:
U.S. Dept. of Energy (DOE)

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