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Energy Efficiency Intern

🚀 Off-cycle Internship

Boston

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Off-cycle Internship

Architecture & Urban Planning, Engineering•Boston

Description

  • The Department of Energy Resources’ (DOER) mission is to create a clean, affordable, equitable and resilient energy future for all residents, including low-income and Environmental Justice populations, businesses, communities, and institutions in the Commonwealth. To meet these objectives, DOER develops and implements policies and programs to ensure the adequacy, security, diversity, and cost-effectiveness of the Commonwealth's energy supply. DOER is committed to working to promote energy programs and policies that are developed and implemented to ensure environmental justice among all the Commonwealth's citizens, communities, businesses, and institutions.    
  • This internship position will support the Energy Efficiency Division in its work on the Commonwealth’s recently updated building energy codes and the development of building retrofit guidelines designed to achieve decarbonization outcomes.
  • Resume and cover letter required with application.

Requirements

  • Interest in building energy and policy
  • Coursework in engineering or architecture
  • Good analytical skills
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office- particularly Excel and PowerPoint
  • Research experience
  • Knowledge of building energy modeling and HVAC systems is a plus

Education requirements

Currently Studying

Area of Responsibilities

Architecture & Urban Planning
Engineering

Responsibilities

  • Assist in the development of educational materials related to the updated building energy codes to facilitate code understanding by building developers and others
  • Conduct research to support the development of building retrofit guidelines
  • Develop a system to manage and respond to constituent inquires relating to building energy code
  • Participate in division internal and external meetings

Details

Work type

Full time

Work mode

hybrid

Location

Boston