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Undergraduate (Summer) Intern - Energy Storage

🚀 Summer Internship


🤑 $34K - $54.4K
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Summer Internship



  • The National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL), located at the foothills of the Rocky Mountains in Golden, Colorado is the nation's primary laboratory for research and development of renewable energy and energy efficiency technologies.From day one at NREL, you’ll connect with coworkers driven by the same mission to save the planet. By joining an organization that values a supportive, inclusive, and flexible work environment, you’ll have the opportunity to engage through our ten employee resource groups, numerous employee-driven clubs, and learning and professional development classes.
  • NREL supports inclusive, diverse, and unbiased hiring practices that promote creativity and innovation. By collaborating with organizations that focus on diverse talent pools, reaching out to underrepresented demographics, and providing an inclusive application and interview process, our Talent Acquisition team aims to hear all voices equally. We strive to attract a highly diverse workforce and create a culture where every employee feels welcomed and respected and they can be their authentic selves.


  • Minimum of a 3.0 cumulative grade point average.
  • Undergraduate: Must be enrolled as a full-time student in a bachelor’s degree program from an accredited institution.
  • Post Undergraduate: Earned a bachelor’s degree within the past 12 months. Eligible for an internship period of up to one year.
  • Graduate: Must be enrolled as a full-time student in a master’s degree program from an accredited institution.
  • Post Graduate: Earned a master’s degree within the past 12 months. Eligible for an internship period of up to one year.
  • Graduate + PhD: Completed master’s degree and enrolled as PhD student from an accredited institution.
  • Additional Required Qualifications:
  • Candidates are required to be pursuing an undergraduate degree in a relevant engineering discipline such as chemical engineering or materials science.
  • Preferred Qualifications:
  • A junior or senior with at least some lab experience (research or classes) is desired.
  • Some prior experience working with batteries, fuel cells, electrocatalysis, or electrolysis is desired since the position will involve electrochemistry. Some experience in labs involving chemical work and/or glove boxes is desired. Some experience with coding for data analysis and/or machine learning is desired.

Education requirements

Currently Studying

Area of Responsibilities



  • Our projects focus on the field of energy storage. A summer intern would work on understanding battery material performance and function. This may include tasks such as chemical synthesis, materials characterization, electrochemical device fabrication and testing, and data analysis including general electrochemical analysis as well as sometimes more advanced analysis using machine learning.

Application process

  • Applicants are responsible for uploading official or unofficial school transcripts, as part of the application process.
  • If selected for position, a letter of recommendation will be required as part of the hiring process.


Work type

Full time

Work mode





34000 - 54400 USD