During the academic calendar year, three JUMP into STEM challenge competitions will be held. Winners of each challenge will be:
Invited to compete in the final event in January 2022, for a paid summer internship at Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL), the National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL), or the Pacific Northwest National Laboratory (PNNL),
Invited to collaborate on a JUMP into STEM webinar to present on their idea, and
Considered for future research and development collaboration.
About the Final Event
JUMP into STEM will host a Grand Finale Event competition at ORNL on January 27-28, 2022.
The top teams from the 2021–2022 JUMP into STEM Challenge Series will compete for 10-week summer 2022 paid internships at ORNL, NREL, or PNNL.* These internship awards are designed to promote an enhanced training environment for the next generation of scientists, architects, and engineers by exposing them to research challenges unique to the building industry.
JUMP into STEM Challenge Series winners will receive the following:
A token of recognition, and one-on-one mentorship session with an industry expert.
An opportunity to compete in a juried presentation session, culminating in selection and announcement of the internship winners.
Participation and access to challenge activities, including tours, inspiring presentations, and career connection networking.
About the Building Technologies Internship Program (BTIP)