Student Opportunities

Listed below are the general engineering and specific mechanical and aerospace engineering job/internship opportunities for students. Students are requested to check the corresponding websites to learn the individual requirements and gauge their interest.

Department of Energy (DOE)

U.S Department of Energy DOE Scholars Program at the Advanced Research Projects Agency–Energy (ARPA-E) is Now Accepting Applications

What is ARPA E?

The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) Advanced Research Projects Agency-Energy (ARPA-E) is devoted exclusively to support research and development of high-potential, high-impact energy technologies that are too early for private-sector investment.

Why should I apply?

Being selected as a DOE Scholar at ARPA-E offers the following benefits:

  • Stipends starting at $600 per week for undergraduates and $650 per week for graduate students and post graduates during the internship period
  • Limited travel reimbursement to/from assigned location
  • Direct exposure to and participation in projects and activities related to defining commercialization pathways for high-impact technology development programs
  • Hands-on experience in experience in advancing the transition of cutting-edge energy technologies to market applications in a fast-paced environment
  • Identification of career goals and opportunities
  • Development of professional networks with leading scientists and subject matter experts


  • Be a U.S. citizenship
  • Have a Master’s or Ph.D degree or be pursuing a graduate level degree (preferably MBA or technical degree M.S./Ph.D. with a business focus)

Applicants should be prepared for deep immersion in a specific energy program area and must be comfortable and be able to complete tasks independently.  Candidate must have strong written and oral communication abilities, as well as an interest in energy and energy technologies. 

How to Apply

Applications and supporting materials must be submitted at:

For more information about the DOE Scholars Program: Visit

Nevada Teacher Corps

After graduation, how will you launch a high-impact career?

Nevada Teacher Corps provides an accelerated pathway into teaching for accomplished professionals and recent college graduates. After successful completion of summer training, Fellows begin teaching in the 2019-2020 school year, earning a full salary and benefits while receiving direct coaching and support. We are currently seeking outstanding candidates who are interested in becoming elementary school teachers for schools across Las Vegas. Read more and apply before our upcoming February 19th, 2019 deadline. In the past, we’ve had successful Fellows from New Mexico State University.

Department of Defense (DoD)

The Science, Mathematics And Research for Transformation (SMART) Scholarship for Service Program has been established by the Department of Defense (DoD) to support undergraduate and graduate students pursuing degrees in Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) disciplines. The program aims to increase the number of civilian scientists and engineers working at DoD laboratories.


NP Program
The New Professional Program is a 1-2 year career development opportunity designed to bridge the gap between formal academic training and professional work. Welcomed and mentored in a diverse environment, you will have opportunities to network and develop your technical and professional skills. The NP program employs scientists and engineers, who hold BS, MS, and PhD degrees in a variety of fields, including Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Electrical Engineering and other science disciplines.
*NOTE FOR APPLICANTS: Join the team (on the right)>Recent Grads>New Professional Program>Entry Level Scientist & Engineer>Submit your Resume>Location: PAC>San Diego, CA PAC>Submit your Resume


The Naval Acquisition Development Program (NADP) is comprised of PAID entry level and associate employees and may be right for you. The program offers an extraordinary opportunity for those that desire to rapidly advance their professional career and feel a sense of pride supporting the mission of the DON. For the right candidate, there are professional working environments, predictable promotions, mobility, travel and the opportunity to be associated with acquisition, logistics and technology programs that are vital to our nation and to the support of our Naval Forces.


If you’re a current student or recent graduate, you may be eligible for federal internships and job opportunities through the Pathways program.


For more opportunities across the DoD, please check out this website: