Massachusetts Department of Energy Resources: Creating a Cleaner Energy Future for the Commonwealth
The Massachusetts Department of Energy Resources (DOER) develops and implements policies and programs aimed at ensuring the adequacy, security, diversity, and cost-effectiveness of the Commonwealth's energy supply within the context of creating a cleaner energy future. To that end, DOER strives to:
- Ensure deployment of all cost-effective energy efficiency
- Maximize development of clean energy resources
- Create and implement energy strategies to assure reliable supplies and improve the cost of clean energy relative to fossil-fuel based generation
- Support Massachusetts' clean energy companies and spur Massachusetts' clean energy employment
DOER is part of the Executive Office of Energy and Environmental Affairs (EEA)
Objectives of the MA DOER Internship Program
The MA DOER Internship Programs seeks to provide interns with exciting opportunities to assist DOER with implementing energy policies in areas such as renewables, energy efficiency, alternative transportation, energy markets, and more. The program is open to undergraduate students, graduate students, law school students, and other individuals who are seeking experience in the energy arena.
Internship Program Overview
In conjunction with MA DOER’s talented and professional team, interns are provided with education, training, hands-on experience, supervision, and networking opportunities, utilizing modern technology and information systems during their internships.
Current internship positions are unpaid; however, MA DOER can work with interns to earn academic credits. Internships are conducted in supervised settings and are available across MA DOER’s various divisions and functions.
While all of the MA DOER Divisions and Functions have intern slots available; some have specific projects that they are looking for assistance with for the summer. If the duties are related to a specific project, click on the attached file in the table below and review to see if your field of study and skills would fit that position. If there is no specific file attached; duties will be generally related to the Division/Function mission. Note that specific positions may include additional materials to be submitted with your resume and cover letter.
Positions may be part-time of full time depending on schedules of applicants and the requirements of the position.
MA DOER Divisions Include:
DOER Divisions & Functions Current Postings Green Communities Editorial Projects Leading by Example General Energy Efficiency General Renewables General Clean Cities/Alt Transportation General Energy Markets General Legal General Communications/Marketing General Engineering General
Depending on the assigned internships, interns might be given opportunities to be involved in statewide conferences, trainings, and/or workshops.
In addition to hands-on experience, the internship program coordinates a comprehensive calendar of events with our parent agency, the Executive Office of Energy and Environmental Affairs, which revolves around brown-bag lunches and may include field trips and recreational activities.
Apply to the MA DOER Summer Internship Program
Interested individuals are required to submit their resumes and cover letters, specifying which internship area they are interested in to email@example.com under the heading MA DOER Summer Internship Program. If you have any questions concerning the program that are not answered on the website, please send any questions to this address as well.
The application process will begin on February 25, 2013 and will end on April 15, 2013.
Thank you for your interest in MA DOER Summer Internship Program.
This information is provided by the Department of Energy Resources