Job Overview


About the Agency

Careers with the DOE span the nation and encompass a wide variety of job categories. The scope of our work ensures a continuing need for dozens of scientific and technical disciplines, as well as the full range of administrative and supporting talents at research laboratories, energy administration facilities, and offices coast to coast. Check out our careers site (

This position is being filled under the Pathways Internship Program. The Internship Program provides students who are enrolled in or accepted for enrollment in a wide variety of qualifying educational institutions with paid opportunities to work and explore career paths related to their academic fields of study or career interests.

Veterans Preference applies and will be adjudicated accordingly.

Excepted Appointment Not-To-Exceed (NTE) 09/30/2017, may be extended for one year and/or may be converted to a term or permanent position; however, conversion is not mandatory or guaranteed.

Appointment may be extended or may be eligible for conversion if eligibility requirements are met. Please check out the requirements on OPMs website.


Selected students will be assigned to the Office of Environmental Management, Oak Ridge, TN. They will perform a wide variety or duties in the scientific or professional fields designed to meet DOE’s mission and the student's learning objectives.

As a Safety and Health Intern, you will:

  • Assist in the coordination of reports and programs
  • Assist with Industrial Hygiene (IH) assessments
  • Maintain Personal Protective Equipment
  • Conduct needs analysis

Travel Required

  • Not Required

Relocation Authorized

  • No