During the academic calendar year, at least 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) or the National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL),
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
Note that this information is about the final event for the 2020-2021 program year. This will be updated for the 2021-2022 program year as details are finalized.
JUMP into STEM will host a virtual Grand Finale Event competition on January 28-29, 2021.
The top teams from the 2020–2021 JUMP into STEM Challenge Series will compete for 10-week summer 2021 paid internships at ORNL or NREL.* 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 virtual tours of ORNL and NREL, inspiring presentations, and career connection networking.
About the Building Technologies Internship Program (BTIP)