Energy Storage Internships through Department of Energy EERE AMMTO (ESI)

The Department of Energy Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy Energy Storage Internships at ORNL provides participants the opportunity to develop their education and practical skillsets as they advance the field of battery technology.



“At ORNL, we try to build practicality into our work, using our deep bench of scientists and engineers to address science gaps across scales for an approach that can be readily adopted by industry.” —Electrification and Energy Infrastructure Section Head Ilias Belharouak

ORNL participates in the Department of Energy EERE Energy Storage Internships

The Department of Energy Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy’s Energy Storage Internship at ORNL provides participants the opportunity to work on projects improving battery technology, such as battery chemistry or improved manufacturing processes. During the participant’s 10-week summer program, they will be mentored by an ORNL staff member with a focus on developing long-lasting relationships with their mentor and the national lab.

2024 EERE AMMTO Summer Internships are postponed until further notice.


  • Summer only
  • 10 weeks
  • On-site
  • Full-time

Eligibility Overview

  • U.S. citizen
  • Age 18+
  • Studying a major related to energy storage
  • Meets one of the following criteria:
    • Fully enrolled undergraduate student at the junior or senior level
    • Enrolled as a full-time graduate student
    • Earned an undergraduate (AS/BS) or graduate degree (MS) in the last 2 years

Pay and Allowances

  • All internships at ORNL are paid internships. Visit the student application page for detailed information on pay and allowances.

How to Apply

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Additional Resources

Learn more about ORNL
Learn more about the ESI program

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For questions about ORNL internships, email [email protected].
For questions about the application process, email [email protected]

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