Apply to be an ARPA-E Fellow


The Advanced Research Projects Agency – Energy (ARPA-E) is currently recruiting new Fellows! ARPA-E is an agency within the Department of Energy that funds high-risk, high-impact energy technologies.  They are looking for creative early-career scientists and engineers to help direct the future of American energy innovation.

The ARPA-E Fellowship is a prestigious, two-year, full-time, paid federal position in Washington, D.C. Fellows are responsible for:

  • Identifying technological whitespaces and conducting independent research and analysis.
  • Contributing to new program development, guiding agency strategy, and leading outreach activities.
  • Engaging with innovators in academia, industry, start-ups, and government.

Fellows do not perform laboratory research or directly engage in policymaking.

The position is open to current U.S. citizens who have received a STEM Ph.D. within the last five years or plan to defend within the next one year. Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis. Apply today!

To learn more, join the virtual info session from 4-5 pm ET on Wednesday, September 6, 2023. Register here.