For those of you who are environmentally-minded, California Environmental Associates (CEA) does a tremendous job of promoting opportunities with ENGO’s and Foundations that they collaborate with and partner. As such, keep this CEA job link handy for a full viewing of all their opportunities. In the meanwhile, check out 2 jobs that one of our recent alumni at EDF tipped us off to:
Social Impact –
LifeMoves is dedicated to helping homeless families and individuals across Silicon Valley and the San Francisco Peninsula return to self-sufficiency and permanent housing.
Work at an international not-for-profit arts organization in one of several departments including programs, development, and communications.
Work at an organization that is the driving force behind solar energy, building a strong solar industry to power America through advocacy and education.
Spend your summer working at an energy storage development start-up company.
Spend a year developing programming and fundraising efforts for the Community Resource Center of the Washington County Homeless Project in Ohio.
ISO New England is a non-profit authorized by the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission to protect the health of the region’s economy and the well-being of its people by ensuring the constant availability of competitively-priced wholesale electricity.
uAspire provides college affordability advice to students and families in order to change the college affordability landscape.
Spend your summer in the beautiful Brattleboro, VT area, working on a historic farm that is also a regional center for education, recreation, farming, processing, markets, and events.
Apply for this opportunity to take the lead on developing compelling blog posts, case studies, social media content, and web copy that highlight MassChallenge’s mission to strengthen the global innovation ecosystem by supporting high potential entrepreneurs across all industries, from anywhere in the world.
Apply for a summer position at a non-profit that uses research, litigation, and aggressive communications to expose misconduct and malfeasance in public life.
The Seagrass Management Data Technician will work with Conservancy staff to substantiate the location and extent of seagrass resources at Fishers Island, NY and evaluate vessel use patterns implicated as threats to seagrass habitat.
Work at an international NGO committed to building sustainable capacity to advance democratic institutions, civil society, and a culture of peaceful change and conflict management worldwide.
The Pro Players Foundation works with disadvantaged children across North Texas through sports-based programs.
Mayhew is a nonprofit that challenges and helps at-risk New Hampshire boys to believe in themselves, work well with others, and find their best.
Fellows will have the opportunity to work at a thriving, international NGO and gain hands-on experience with the nuts and bolts of their operations and development work.
SIF brings together nonprofits, philanthropy, government, and business to support the spread of emerging social innovations in greater Boston.
The Great Basin Institute in Reno, Nevada is an interdisciplinary field studies organization that promotes environmental research, education, and conservation throughout the West.
Apply for this consultancy position in the solar industry.
Work at a nonprofit conservation and research organization in Indonesia.
Tetra Tech IDS (https://tetratechintdev.com) is now accepting applications for internships at their Burlington, VT and Arlington, VA offices for summer 2018. They will offer a total of 4 internships and interns will learn from and work with their technical programs team or operational team professionals. Application deadlines are approaching fast and all internships will begin in early June. We have several Middlebury alumni working there now (check out LinkedIn).
They currently have 4 postings in Handshake!
- International Development Communications Intern – deadline April 23rd
- Land Tenure and Property Rights Internship – deadline April 27th
- Democracy and Governance Internship – deadline April 27th
- IT Support Technician Internship – deadline May 1st
- Assistant Editor – deadline April 27th (Full-time Job for a Graduating Senior or Recent alum!)
Tetra Tech creates practical, sustainable, and environmentally responsible solutions to address the world’s most complex challenges. Their service areas include agriculture and economic growth; democracy and governance; energy; environment and natural resources; land tenure and property rights; water supply and sanitation; architecture, engineering, and construction services; and global security. Tetra Tech creates practical, sustainable, and environmentally responsible solutions for federal agencies, governments, multilateral banks, and multinational corporations.
Their approach is based on sound science, stakeholder engagement, capacity building, and innovative technologies and best practices. Their goal on every project is to ensure local ownership and sustainable development long after their work is complete. Their expertise includes monitoring and evaluation tools, grants management systems, compliance systems, and public-private partnerships.
IDinsight is an international development consulting organization that helps policymakers and managers make socially impactful decisions using rigorous evidence. We carefully tailor a wide range of analytical and quantitative tools to enable our clients to design better policies, rigorously test those ideas, and take informed action at scale to improve lives. Our services include experimental evaluation methodologies – including, but not limited to, randomized controlled trials – tailored to the priorities of international development decision-makers; monitoring and performance management systems to facilitate continuous data-driven improvement; policy design consulting and scale-up support.
IDinsight’s vision is to improve millions of lives by transforming how the social sector innovates, learns and improves.
Our Global Operations team will be the jet fuel to create and maintain a uniquely dynamic and high-achieving multi-cultural, multi-continental team at the cutting edge of how evidence is used to improve global development programs. This team’s mandate is to attract top talent, create the best place to thrive at work, and build the systems to allow IDinsight teams to achieve social impact. Crucially, the team will manage IDinsight’s exponential growth over the next two years, from 125 staff in 5 global offices to a team of 200+, opening ~3 new global offices.
Learn more and apply on Handshake here.
Created to elevate youth voices in the global policy dialogue, the U.S. Youth Observer to the UN is a role appointed annually by the U.S. Department of State and UN Association of the USA. For a one-year term, an American between the ages of 18-25 is selected to engage young people in the U.S. in the work of the United Nations and international issues.
As a correspondent between U.S. missions to the UN and American youth, the Youth Observer travels throughout the United States to discover the issues important to young Americans and participates at international organization meetings.
The most critical role of the Youth Observer is to engage young Americans in the work of the UN, empowering them to be active participants in dialogue on international issues and to have a global impact. The Youth Observer will travel to high schools and colleges across the nation to build a connection between the UN and young Americans.
Learn more and apply on Handshake here!
Prepare for life after graduation with online business courses from Harvard Business School’s HBX Credential of Readiness (CORe) Program
- Take all 3 courses in tandem
- 15-20 hours per week
- Final Exam required
- Earn the Credential of Readiness
- $1,950 for 3-course program*
May 15th / 10 Weeks / Apply by May 7th
June 12th / 10 Weeks / Apply by June 4th
July 3rd / 8 Weeks / Apply by June 25th
APPLY to HBX CORe here.
Social Impact –
Work at NRCS to promote conservation practices within agriculture.
Spend your summer in Colorado in a 13-week long-program working on conservation, stewardship, and education projects.
WYGC Foundation provides mental health and substance abuse services to low income communities in Prescott, AZ and its surrounding areas.
New England Interstate Water Pollution Control Commission is seeking a creative intern to work in education and outreach upto 40 hours a week this summer
Several Summer Positions with Conservation Corps around the country – due 4/20
Assist Metrus’ Business Development team in originating, developing, and financing large-scale energy efficiency projects for Fortune 500 and major institutional customers.
Work at The Innocence Network, which provides pro bono legal and investigative services to individuals seeking to prove innocence of crimes for which they have been convicted.
PartnersGlobal is an international NGO committed to building sustainable capacity to advance democratic institutions, civil society, and a culture of peaceful change and conflict management worldwide.
DART is hiring full-time community organizers who will build relationships with faith leaders and community members from diverse backgrounds, train and develop their organizing skills, and deepen their participation in the work of their local organizations.
The ACLU of Massachusetts is seeking a part-time summer communications intern to help maintain the affiliate’s website and produce online content.
Center for Community Engagement AmeriCorps VISTA Information Session. Seniors: come learn about applying to serve as the 2018-2019 Middlebury College Center for Community Engagement (CCE) full-time Vermont Youth Tomorrow AmeriCorps VISTA member!
WHEN: Monday, April 23rd 2018, 4:15 pm – 5:00 pm
WHERE: Center for Community Engagement, Living Room
From Middlebury alumni Bob Hinkle and Dylan Peters: Metrus Energy is a leader in energy efficiency (EE) financing for large retrofit and building upgrade projects at commercial, industrial, and institutional facility portfolios. They are looking to hire for a paid Summer Business Development intern for their headquarters in San Francisco, who will assist Metrus’ Business Development team in originating, developing, and financing large-scale energy efficiency projects for Fortune 500 and major institutional customers. Designed as a learning opportunity for students interested in renewable energy, energy efficiency, or cleantech finance, the Summer Business Development Intern will be exposed to ongoing training sessions with Metrus leadership on topics related to cleantech project finance and energy efficiency. While an ideal candidate will have some basic familiarity with current trends in utility markets and energy efficiency, the most important prerequisite for the Summer Business Development Internship is a demonstrated interest in exposure to work at the nexus of sustainability and financial services. Students from all academic backgrounds are encouraged to apply.
For more information and to apply before the 4/20/18 deadline on Handshake, click here: https://middlebury.joinhandshake.com/jobs/1495662
Speaking of energy efficiency…check out these other opportunities on Handshake in the growing clean energy sector. GET YOUR APPLICATION IN BEFORE THE DEADLINE TO INCREASE YOUR CHANCES OF BEING NOTICED!:
Clean Energy Group is a leading national, nonprofit advocacy organization working on innovative policy, technology and finance programs in the areas of clean energy and climate change. We promote effective clean energy policies, develop low-carbon technology innovation strategies, and work on new financial tools to advance clean energy markets. Our projects concentrate on climate and clean energy issues at the state, national, and international levels as we work with stakeholders from governments, and the private and nonprofit sectors. The Summer Research Assistant will carry out research, writing, data collection, and administrative tasks related to CESA’s programs. The Research Assistant will primarily conduct work on CESA’s solar projects, but occasionally will focus on other clean energy-related policy matters. Paid and in Montpelier, VT. More information and to apply on Handshake, click HERE.
Solar Energy Industries Association – Business Development Intern
The Solar Energy Industries Association (SEIA®) is the driving force behind solar energy and is building a strong solar industry to power America through advocacy and education. As the national trade association in the U.S., we represent all organizations that promote, manufacture, install and support the development of solar energy. SEIA is looking for an intern to work on a variety of high-priority membership, business development, and outreach functions focused on growing the overall revenue of the association. Paid and in Washington, DC. More information and to apply on Handshake, click HERE.
SEIA is looking for a summer intern to work on a variety of high-priority research projects focused on the U.S. solar industry. Internship duties will include, but are not limited to: solar industry and energy policy research, data collection and analysis, construction of data visuals, and professional writing (that could include fact sheets, reports and/or web content). Paid and in Washington, DC. More information and to apply on Handshake, click HERE. Many more SEIA internships in Handshake….
Cleantech Open Northeast is the world’s largest and oldest clean tech startup accelerator. Our six month program teaches startups the skills needed to successfully complete their business development, and speeds along the process that all startups have to go through. The NYC Metro Area for the Cleantech Open Northeast is seeking unpaid Cleantech Open Start-up Interns (“CTO Start-up Interns”) to assist participating companies, called “Semifinalist Teams”, with the production of deliverables for this summer’s accelerator program. Each CTO Start-up Intern will have the opportunity to work closely with real cleantech startups, to gain experience in the cleantech industry and establish connections with professionals in the greater Northeast cleantech ecosystem. This is unpaid, but a unique opportunity to gain experience in the cleantech industry. More information and to apply on Handshake, click HERE.
Modern Energy Management – Summer Analyst
Modern Energy is an energy asset management firm that invests in businesses that bring emerging energy technologies to market and the energy resources those businesses produce. From energy efficiency in the United States to solar projects in Brazil to virtual power plants in the United Kingdom, Modern supports leaders in the transition to a digital energy ecosystem. When you join Modern Energy as a Summer Analyst, you are joining a private equity firm that will challenge you and invest in your professional development. In this role, you will work with Modern Energy the fund manager as well as its portfolio companies that are working to drive the transition to affordable, reliable, sustainable energy. This is a paid position in Durham, NC. More information and to apply on Handshake, click HERE.
City of Cambridge, MA – Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy Internship
Cambridge Energy Alliance (CEA) was created in 2007 to help Cambridge residents and businesses identify and pursue energy efficiency and clean energy opportunities. Through outreach and education CEA helps facilitate energy efficiency improvements and assist in renewable energy adoption by coordinating with energy assessment providers, construction experts, financial institutions, and renewable energy providers. The Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy Intern will assist in CEA’s efforts to reduce energy demand and drive commercial and residential renewable energy adoption in the City of Cambridge, increase awareness of CEA’s programs by overseeing the development and dissemination of outreach materials, and by coordinating and executing outreach across the City. This is a paid internship located in Cambridge, MA. More information and to apply on Handshake, click HERE.
3Degrees is a certified B Corporation with the mission to connect people with cleaner energy on a massive scale — in part by providing renewable energy opportunities to residential and commercial utility customers. They are looking for outgoing, passionate and enthusiastic outreach associates to drive their community education and activation efforts through person-to-person tactics like [door to door canvassing, and event tabling]. You will be a stellar verbal communicator with infectious enthusiasm who shares their vision for a sustainable world. You will increase awareness and participation in the Maine Green Power program by approaching customers, delivering pitches, and discussing program benefits. This is a paid position in Portland, ME. More information and to apply on Handshake, click HERE.
CEA Recruiting – Coordinator, Clean Energy Access (Full-time Job)
California Environmental Associates (CEA) Recruiting is assisting CLASP with this search. CLASP’s mission is to improve the energy and environmental performance of the appliances & equipment we use every day, accelerating our transition to a more sustainable world. CLASP is seeking experienced and motivated professionals with an interest and/or background in energy access, international development, policy, and/or engineering to help us execute our portfolio of clean energy access initiatives. Central among these is an ambitious new research and innovation program known as Low-Energy Inclusive Appliances (LEIA), which focuses on accelerating off- and weak-grid markets for highly efficient appliances. LEIA is funded by the United Kingdom’s Department for International Development and will support a suite of high-impact market development, technical, policy, research, and innovation interventions.This position is full-time and based in the organization’s Washington, D.C. office. More information and to apply on Handshake, click HERE.
LA Solar Group is one of the fastest growing solar companies in the country, but we pride ourselves in the quality of our equipment, design, installation, and service. We have highly-trained specialized staff that is the best at each step of the solar design and installation process. This is a paid job and located in Van Nuys, CA. More information and to apply on Handshake, click HERE.
CED Greentech is our solar-focused group within the CED organization. In order to support our current growth plan, we need talented people to join our organization in our Solar Training Program.We offer full training to successful candidates. You bring the talent and energy, and we provide the resources and guidance. The program is focused and demanding, and is customized for each candidate based on past experience. CED Greentech has 33 locations in the US and is a paid position. More information and to apply on Handshake, click HERE.
There are TONS more opportunities. Check out Handshake and use some relevant keyword searches: Solar, energy, cleantech, wind, etc…Lots to be found there!!
Come learn from Diplomat in Residence Jon Danilowicz and other guests about the Consular Fellows Program for graduating seniors and also plan ahead for the early fall deadline for summer 2019 internships.
Wednesday, April 18 at 12:30 pm in Adirondack House Library.
Also, if you’re interested in a short 1:1 20 minute chat with a State Dept rep, click HERE to apply. You’ll need to submit your resume, then select your interview time. The first 9 slots filled up, and we added more that morning of April 18. First come first serve.