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Hydropower Engineering Fellow
Oak Ridge Associated Universities

Date Posted Apr. 5, 2021
Title Hydropower Engineering Fellow
University Oak Ridge Associated Universities
Washington, D.C., United States
Department Department of Energy
Application Deadline Apr. 30, 2021
Position Start Date Available immediately
  • Graduate Student
  • Mechanical Engineering
    Engineering Physics
    Engineering Mechanics
    Energy Technology
    Electrical and/or Electronics
    Computer Engineering
    Computer Science

Hydropower Engineering Fellow

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Application Deadline: April 30, 2021 5:00:00 PM EST

The Hydropower Engineering Fellow opportunity with the Water Power Technologies Office is now accepting applications through April 30, 2021 5:00:00 PM EST.

What will I be doing? As a member of the team, you will both learn and contribute across the range of activities associated with managing applied research. The office is also highly receptive to new ideas that fellows may have regarding research topics and strategies.

Why should I apply? You will collaborate on the office’s HydroWIRES Initiative, whose mission is to understand and support hydropower’s role in a 100% clean energy future. The HydroWIRES Initiative, as the office’s $15M grid integration program, includes research in four broad areas: understanding value drivers for hydropower under evolving system and market conditions; describing flexible capabilities and associated tradeoffs associated with hydropower meeting system requirements; optimizing hydropower operations and resource planning; and developing innovative technologies that enable hydropower to operate more flexibly. HydroWIRES efforts include power/water system modeling, valuation and technoeconomic analysis, innovative technology R&D, convening stakeholders, and international collaboration.

Where will I be located? Washington, DC

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The details:
You will receive a competitive stipend, an allowance to offset the costs of health insurance, research travel and materials up to $10,000, and relocation expenses reimbursement up to $5,000.

You must be a U.S. Citizen or Lawful Permanent Resident and completed or be in the process of completing a bachelor’s, master’s, or doctoral degree.

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Questions? Email Please list the reference code DOE-EERE-STP-WPTO-2021-1503 for this opportunity in the subject line of your email.

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