A Brighter Future is Possible With You
Complex challenges demand a spectrum of insights and experiences to solve. Battelle’s diversity strengthens our approach to every project across the globe.
Innovation is driven by diversity of lived experiences, skillsets and thought. We are proud to invest in the future scientists and engineers studying at HBCUs.
Our effort to build meaningful, long-term collaborative relationships with the country’s leading historically black colleges and universities (HBCUs) began in 2021 through partnerships and investments that enabled students from Bowie State University and Morgan State University to engage in research opportunities as they progress from classroom to employment.
Find the Internship That's Right For You
Whether you're an HBCU student or a student at any other university, their are opportunities to pave your own path with Battelle. When you start an internship with us, you become part of an inclusive and welcoming community that is dedicated to elevating your knowledge and helping you grow. We value the impact all our interns make on our organization through their fresh points of view. Work alongside experts in their field and grow your abilities with Battelle.
Our HBCU Consortium Champions
“At Battelle, we believe diverse and inclusive teams are the catalyst for innovation. We are honored to work with our esteemed partner institutions to provide career building opportunities for students that prioritize academic and professional growth through meaningful experiences, thoughtful leadership, authenticity, and community.”
Vice President, Diversity, Equity & Inclusion
“Today, many students choose to attend HBCU schools for various reasons. When pursuing the hard sciences, engineering, and cyber degrees that we employ at Battelle, these schools provide a diverse population for us to choose from. They are a rich resource for Battelle whose reputation is stellar in many circles, but we always look to expand our circle of recruitment and seek out top talent.”
Director, Corporate Engagement & Education Outreach
“The HBCU consortium partnerships are integral to the success of the Battelle internship program and beyond. These partnerships avail Battelle to the best and brightest talent, enabling us to help solve the world’s most pressing challenges.”
University Relations Specialist
“At Battelle, we believe in creating an environment where all are able to be their true, authentic selves - every day, in all that we do. Through the HBCU Consortium, we are working to create a community of safety, where we all have a sense of belonging and are able to contribute to innovations that change the world.”
Talent Acquisition Specialist
“At Battelle, we approach our work and our teams from a place of curiosity. The HBCU Consortium is an especially beneficial program for curious and continuous learners who are looking for opportunities to make history.”
Program Manager, Carbon Storage Services
Pave Your Own Path With Battelle
Who You Are is Everything We Need
It takes intention and commitment to create a diverse and inclusive culture. In addition to recruiting diverse talent, Battelle constantly works to ensure everyone feels safe and welcome. We prioritize, nurture and promote diversity by:
- Offering professional development opportunities for employees at every level.
- Working with women's groups and organizations supporting minority STEM professionals to drive positive change.
- Facilitating leadership-focused learning experiences designed to challenge unconscious bias.
- Encouraging employee-led inclusion and belonging workshops throughout the year.
- Actively participating in LGBTQ+ Pride and cultural celebrations in our communities.
Expanding STEM Access
STEM is the foundation for both Battelle’s innovation and success. For more than 90 years, the pursuit of STEM has driven our scientific accomplishments.
In collaboration with both public and private partners, we are delivering top-quality STEM education opportunities to millions of promising students across the nation.