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Research Institutes

Stanford is home to over 100 research institutes and centers that may have energy research opportunities depending on your interests. The Precourt Institute for Energy’s Research Areas page shares energy-related research at Stanford by topic. Precourt's Research Centers might have additional opportunities for you to explore, which include initiatives like Bits & Watts, Natural Gas, Storage X, and Sustainable Finance (some of which offer their own internships).

Energy Researchers and Research Groups

The Precourt Institute for Energy has a robust database of energy researchers across departments and research areas at Stanford. You can access this database here and find faculty by department and energy research area. There are also research groups across Stanford that you can learn more about. For instance, the Stanford School of Earth, Energy & Environmental Sciences has Research Groups that spans Energy Resources Engineering, Earth System Science, and more.

Research Programs

You can get involved with energy research at Stanford through various research programs, assistantships, and internships. 

For undergraduate students: 

For graduate and doctoral students:

You can find additional opportunities on our Internships page.