ARPA-E is now accepting applications for its Technology-to-Market Scholars Program on a rolling basis. Information on the program and how to apply is included below.
About the ARPA-E Technology-to-Market Scholars Program:
ARPA-E recruits Technology-to-Market Scholars who have a unique combination of technical and business skills to assist in the commercialization of high-impact technology development programs. This internship opportunity offers exposure to promoting the transition of cutting-edge energy technologies to market in a fast-paced environment. Scholars assist with Technology-to-Market program efforts in one or more topical areas. Each selected Scholar is paid a weekly stipend and travel costs; length of stay ranges from 8-12 weeks.
Ideal candidates will have a bachelor’s degree (preferably in a technical field), are in the midst of completing a graduate level degree (preferably MBA or technical degree M.S./Ph.D. with a business focus), and have 3+ years relevant work experience. Applicants should be prepared for deep immersion in a specific energy program area and must be comfortable working independently. Strong written and oral communication abilities, as well as an interest in energy and energy technologies, are required.
All positions will be based at ARPA-E’s headquarters in Washington, DC. US Citizenship is required.
The Advanced Research Projects Agency – Energy (ARPA-E) is devoted exclusively to transformational energy technology research and development. ARPA-E’s mission is to:
- Enhance U.S. economic security by identifying technologies with the potential to reduce energy imports from foreign sources, reduce energy-related greenhouse gas emissions, and improve efficiency across the energy spectrum.
- Ensure the U.S. remains a technological leader in developing and deploying advanced energy technologies.
ARPA-E’s Technology-to-Market (T2M) team serves the overall APRA-E mission by working on commercialization strategies across programs and with individual projects. The T2M group works with ARPA-E projects to establish a clear value proposition, market strategy, business model, strong partnerships, and follow-on funding options around the technologies under development.
If you are interested in applying to the ARPA-E Technology-to-Market Scholars Program, please submit a current CV and cover letter in pdf (preferred), .doc, or .docx format to http://arpae.recruiterbox.com/jobs/25386. ARPA-E will contact candidates of interest for an initial interview. Questions about the program can be directed via email to ARPA-Efirstname.lastname@example.org.