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Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics, commonly known as STEM, are the essential building blocks to accomplishing the U.S. Department of Energy's mission from coast to coast. STEM Rising is our initiative to inspire, educate, and spark an upwards trajectory to lifelong success in STEM through sharing the Department's National Laborories, National Nuclear Security Administration, and progrm office's programs, resources, competitions, events, internship opportunities and more.

View our STEM resources for students, teachers, and the energy workforce on this site and sign up for our monthly newsletter to keep in touch.   

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Kindergarten through High School
Online resources, experiential learning, and event information for students ranging from Kindergarten to Grade 12.
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College & Continued Learning
The Department of Energy is full of learning, research and job opportunities: from entrepreneurship competitions to research at our National Labs.
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Teachers
Looking for lesson plans, workshops, and research opportunities? You'll find that and more on this page.
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Workforce
STEM resources for people currently in the STEM workforce, including online learning, experiential learning, and grants and research opportunities.
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STEM Rising Blog

High school teams compete in first-ever New Mexico Governor’s STEM Challenge
Event showcases the ‘ingenuity and passion’ of students in solving real-world problems with STEM.
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LI High School Students Solve Protein Structures at Brookhaven's Light Source
Knowledge gained at world-class research facility could open doors to new treatments for diseases and advance careers of young scientists.
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Idaho National Laboratory Launches Coding Coalition for Eastern Idaho Schools
Idaho National Laboratory’s K-12 Education Enrichment program has launched a new Coding Coalition to support extracurricular computer science clubs.
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Internships Fuel Research for Engineering Students from Puerto Rico
Program connects students from five Hispanic-serving institutions with Sandia researchers.
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Inspiring the Cyber Workforce of the Future... One Celebration at a Time
One of Secretary Dan Brouillette's highest priorities is to ensure our staff and the workforce of the future have the training they need.
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An International Approach to Advocating for More Women in Energy Careers
At the International Clean Energy Education Empowerment (C3E) Initiative’s Women in Energy event, Assistant Secretary Garrish spoke on US support.
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Building a Computer Literate Workforce
The U.S. Department of Energy’s National Laboratories and the NNSA have a wide variety of cyber-focused STEM programs.
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Argonne launches First Look@Argonne: A minorities STEM conference
Argonne’s launch of First Look@Argonne helps minority undergrads learn how to apply for internships.
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High School Students’ Data Science Contributions Boost Biomineralization Research
Katherine Hausladen and Paulina Urbanowicz spent the summer between their junior and senior years of high school at DOE's Oak Ridge National Lab.
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Seeing Double: Twin Sisters Find Careers at Idaho National Laboratory
Jeré is a planning and financial controls specialist, Cheré is a Radiological Control and Emergency Management director and chief operating officer.
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STEM Events from the Energy Department

STEM Rising Newsletter
The STEM Rising newsletter is a one-stop shop for the latest science, technology, engineering and/or mathematics programs for all ages supported by the Department of Energy. 
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STEM Rising: All-things-STEM at the Energy Department

Other STEM Resources

The Idaho National Laboratory K-12 STEM team created this booklet to showcase STEM careers and staff at INL.
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This page features content from the National Laboratories in K-12 educator and student resources, compiled by the Office of Science.
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Charting a Course for Success: America's Strategy for STEM Education
The new CoSTEM 5-year Strategic Plan was released at the White House on Tuesday December 4th.
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Games, activities and more resources from U.S. Energy Information Administration to help kids learn the basics of energy!
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Women in the Manhattan Project
Women made essential contributions to the success of the top-secret Manhattan Project mission.
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Coloring Book: Women of the Manhattan Project
Download our free Women of the Manhattan Project coloring book.
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Equity in Energy™
An initiative of the Office of Economic Impact and Diversity.
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