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 clean energy future. DOER is part of the Executive Office of Energy and Environmental Affairs (EEA)

Objectives / Overview / Current Postings / Application 

Recent Clean Energy Interns

Xiao Lim - clean energy internship   Silas Leavitt - clean energy internship   Ginny Kessler - clean energy internship   Dan Shea - clean energy internship  
  Jessi Lawrence - clean energy internship   Steve Menges - clean energy internship   Abby Oliveira - Intern Summer 2013   Dan Hubbell - clean energy internship
   Samantha Randall - clean energy internship   Florence Chen - clean energy internship   Cammy Peterson - clean energy internship   

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Objectives of the Massachusetts DOER Clean Energy Internship Program

The DOER Clean Energy 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, cleantech, and more. The intern program is open to undergraduate students, graduate students, law school students, and other individuals who are seeking experience in the energy and cleantech arenas.

Clean Energy 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 clean energy internship positions are unpaid; however, DOER can work with interns to earn academic credits. Massachusetts clean energy internships are conducted in supervised settings and are available across DOER’s various divisions and functions.

Current Postings

The following DOER divisions and functions have clean energy intern slots available; some have specific projects requiring assistance. If the clean energy internship 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 or full time depending on schedules of applicants and the requirements of the position.

Massachusetts DOER: Clean Energy Internship Positions 

DOER Divisions & FunctionsCurrent Postings
Energy Markets / EconomicsGeneral - Closed for Summer 2014
Marketing and Outreach position pdf format of Marketing and Outreach position Posting - Closed for Summer 2014
Engineering pdf format of Engineering Posting - Closed for Summer 2014
Green Communities pdf format of Green Communities Posting - Closed for Summer 2014
Leading By Example pdf format of Leading By Example Posting - Closed for Summer 2014

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 Clean Energy Internship - Summer Program

  1. Review available Massachusetts Internship postings and select one of which to apply.
  2. Complete DOER Application for Internship. pdf format of DOER Application for Internship docx format of DOER Application for Internship
  3. Unless otherwise specified in the intern description, submit Application Form along with copy of your resume and cover letter via email to with the subject Mass. DOER Clean Energy Internship Program. 
  4.  If you have any questions concerning the program that are not answered on the website, please send any questions as well. 

The application process opened on February 20th and will continue until positions are filled.

Thank you for your interest in DOER's Massachusetts Clean Energy Summer Internship Program.


This information is provided by the Department of Energy Resources