What is the Student Program?
The Student Program at the ARPA-E Energy Innovation Summit is a unique opportunity for student energy leaders to engage with companies looking for new talent, as well as learn about new energy initiatives. The 100 graduate-level students selected to participate in the Student Program receive complimentary registration to attend the Summit, participate in student-focused panel sessions, and network with corporate recruiters.
Who are the students participating in the Program?
We expect a diverse mix of technical, scientific, business, and policy students from top institutions, who are energy leaders on their campuses and have the goal of transitioning to a professional career in the energy sector.
How do I apply to the Student Program and what information will be needed?
Admission to the Student Program is restricted to graduate-level students at accredited institutions. The application portal for the 2017 Summit will open in September 2016.
What is included in a Student Program Registration?
Accepted students will receive a complimentary student registration pass to the Summit. Each participant is responsible for making and paying for his/her own travel and hotel accommodations.
What are the application due dates and when would I be notified of acceptance?
Online applications to participate in the Student Program will be due on December 5, 2016. Students will be notified of application decisions beginning January 9, 2017.
How can my company participate in the Student Program?
For companies interested in the Student Program, participation is at no additional cost to your Summit registration. Participating companies will receive a resume book in advance of the Summit with the resumes of the graduate students participating in the Program and a table at the Student/Company Networking Reception that will take place at the Summit.