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Wanted: Nevada-based STEM companies seeking interns

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You provide the position, we will fund the internship – it’s that easy!

Nevada EPSCoR is seeking Nevada-based STEM companies to partner with and fund three STEM internships annually for the next three years. ¬†We will fund the internships as part of the Nevada System of Higher Education’s Solar Nexus Project, a five-year research project that aims to help Nevada establish itself as a competitive state in the field of solar nexus research.

We are seeking internship opportunities in the following areas:


  • Solar energy generation/energy distribution
  • Environmental research
  • Water research
  • Research on solar irradiance
  • Economic modeling of solar energy

Companies receiving funding may choose whether the internship they provide is a part-time academic year or a full-time summer internship.

For more information contact Lori Brazfield, director of System Sponsored Programs and Nevada EPSCoR Office, at lori_brazfield@nshe.nevada.edu.

Workforce Development Skills Survey for Industry Partners

This survey is collecting information on industry hiring needs and any potential employee skills gaps. With your input, the Nevada Solar Nexus project and the Nevada System of Higher Education (NSHE) will seek to create a more labor ready workforce.

Skills Survey

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