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 Massachusetts DOER Internship Program
The DOER Internship Programs seeks to provide interns with exciting opportunities to assist the Department of Energy Resources 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 Massachusetts 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, DOER can work with interns to earn academic credits. Internships are conducted in supervised settings and are available across DOER’s various divisions and functions.
The following DOER divisions and functions have intern slots available; some have specific projects requiring assistance. 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.
Massachusetts DOER structure:
DOER Divisions & Functions Current Postings Energy Markets General , General Clean Energy Marketing/Communications 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 Massachusetts DOER Fall Internship Program
- Review available MA Internship postings and select one of which to apply.
- Complete DOER Application for Internship ( DOER Application for Internship ).
- Unless otherwise specified in the intern description, submit Application Form along with copy of your resume and cover letter via email to firstname.lastname@example.org under the heading MA DOER Internship Program.
- If you have any questions concerning the program that are not answered on the website, please send any questions email@example.com as well.
The application process will begin on August 16, 2013 and go until positions are filled.
Thank you for your interest in DOER's Fall Internship Program.
This information is provided by the Department of Energy Resources