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

Katherine Kyrios   Abby Barnicle   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  
   Abby Oliveira - Intern Summer 2013   Dan Hubbell - clean energy internship   Samantha Randall - clean energy internship
  Florence Chen - clean energy internship   Steve Menges - clean energy internship   Cammy Peterson - clean energy internship  

Click on a photo to read a blog by that intern and see her/his bio 


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.

clean energy intern group
Left to right: John Griese, Jennifer North, Katherine Kyrios, Amy Barnicle, Samrawit Dererie


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 Intern  pdf format of Energy Markets Intern
Posting - Closed for Summer 2015
Engineering Intern  xlsx format of Engineering Intern
Posting - Closed for Summer 2015
Marketing and Outreach position pdf format of Marketing and Outreach position
Posting - Closed for Summer 2015
Leading By Example pdf format of Leading By Example
Posting - Closed for Summer 2015
Renewable intern  pdf format of Renewable intern
Posting - Closed for Summer 2015

Depending on the assigned internships, interns might be given opportunities to be involved in statewide conferences, trainings, and/or workshops.

For Summer internships only: 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 - Fall & Winter Programs

  1. Review available Massachusetts Internship postings and select one to which you wish 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 is open and will continue until positions are filled.

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


This information is provided by the Department of Energy Resources