DOE/FIU Science & Technology Workforce Development Initiative


  • Alexis Smoot (Environmental Engineering) Class of 2015

    My internship at the Department of Energy

    Name: Alexis Smoot Year and major: Undergraduate in Environmental Engineering Hometown: Memphis, Tennessee Where you interned: Office of Environmental Management (DOE) in the Department of Energy, Washington, D.C. How did you get your internship? My internship […]


Message from the Program Director

Leonel E. Lagos, Program DirectorI wanted to let you know about an incredible opportunity made possible to FIU minority students thanks to the sponsorship and funding of the US Department of Energy’s Office of Environmental Management (DOE-EM). In an effort to overcome the challenges of an aging workforce, DOE-EM is actively and aggressively targeting college students across the US to enter DOE’s workforce. Continue Reading


  • DOE EM has benefited tremendously from our partnership with FIU. The caliber of the DOE Fellows are top-notch, especially in the STEM disciplines, in meeting our mission objectives.


    Melody C. Bell, EM 70 acting Deputy Assistant Secretary (DAS) DOE Environmental Management