9 Jan 2023

Internship Energy Solutions & Building Performance Intern – Kansas City

Metropolitan Energy CenterAnywhere

Job Description

Metropolitan Energy Center is currently seeking a Program Intern to help us keep Kansas City green. We are a 501c3 non-profit dedicated to promoting environmental sustainability and economic vitality in the Heartland by advancing clean transportation and energy efficient buildings. Program Intern will support our building performance projects, including training events, community listening sessions and other interaction, and research support. We are a scrappy team in a small program startup environment, and we value candidates with independent initiative and diverse skill-sets. Our scheduling is very flexible, but working hours must primarily fall within regular business hours, with a 20-hr/wk minimum. A good fit will have the opportunity to stay on for summer and fall.  

JOB DESCRIPTION: Support to the Energy Solutions Hub and City Benchmarking program. More information can be found on our Hub website: https://metroenergy.org/programs/energy-solutions-hub/. Additionally some research help in our Codes and Policy projects could be required. We will consider the student’s program interests when placing the student, but the intern’s responsibilities may include any of the following (based upon our current need and your experience, skills, and interests):  

  • Meeting and event coordination  
  • Public engagement: event tabling opportunities
  • Outreach: event emails, phone calls 
  • Administrative support   
  • Simple website updates
  • Contact management  
  • Market research / surveys 

SALARY & BENEFITS: This is a paid internship available to graduate and undergraduate students. In addition, college credit may be available on approval by your instructor. Ample opportunity to network with businesses, industry and government contacts, including the City of Kansas City, MO, U.S. Department of Energy and others. A dynamic working environment gives the opportunity to learn multiple work-relatedskills in a short period of time.Learning opportunities include webinars on topics such as event planning and public relations, building performance education to list a few.  

SKILLS/EXPERIENCE NEEDED: The ideal candidate will have strong written communication skills, critical thinking skills, Microsoft literacy, and independent work ethic. Junior or Senior status is preferred.   

To learn more and apply, visit metroenergy.org.

How to Apply

Interested applicants will email cover letter and weekly availability. To apply, visit metroenergy.org.

Job Categories: Energy Efficiency. Job Types: Internship.

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