Energy Careers

Hot Career Opportunities (posted March 2014)


Internship Opportunity: Job descriptions and application link is here

Recent Local Job Postings:


Boulder County
Weatherization Technician I, details here, through Longs Peak Energy Conservation in the Boulder County Housing and Human Services Department
City of Boulder

Energy Services Program Manager/Lead Strategist position, details here, posting closes at midnight on Friday, April 11
Southwest Energy Efficiency Project (SWEEP)
 Senior Associate – Utility Program, details here.





International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA) Internship Programme

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NREL Research Analyst for Wind/Water Technology Analysis - Requisition Number 2884BR
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Energy consulting firm with offices in Durango, Colorado is looking for energy interns and energy researchers. Click here.


Southwest Energy Efficiency Project (SWEEP)

Description: The Southwest Energy Efficiency Project (SWEEP) is seeking a Program Associate to be located either in the metro Denver area or in its Boulder, CO office. The Program Associate will work in a virtual environment on energy efficiency in buildings, reporting to our Buildings Program Director. Click here.


Consultant, Sustainable Energy Practice

WSP USA is currently seeking a Consultant in the Sustainable Energy practice of our Sustainability and Energy group within the Environmental division. See for a description of our sustainability and energy services, including sustainable energy services. The position location is flexible, with the possibilities including San Francisco; Boulder, Colorado; or the US east coast. Click here for full job description.




Other Career Opportunities


Employment at NREL

NREL has job openings for highly qualified scientists, engineers, research technicians, project leaders, analysts, and other professionals in a variety of careers. Visit NREL Jobs page for a complete list of job openings. Hint:  If you are interested in internships at NREL, click 'Search Openings' at the NREL jobs site (link:, then type "Intern*" in the keywords box.  Don't forget the *.


Internships and Graduate Programs at NREL

Science Undergraduate Laboratory Internships (SULI) Program at NREL
This program places students in paid internships in science and engineering at any of several Department of Energy facilities, including NREL. Students work with scientists or engineers on projects related to the laboratories' research programs. SULI is only open to undergraduates who have completed their first year. Information and how to apply can be found at the Science Energy website.


Graduate Fellowship Program
The Department of Energy (DOE) Office of Science (SC) offers a fellowship program to support outstanding students to pursue graduate training in basic research in areas of physics, biology, chemistry, mathematics, engineering, computational sciences, and environmental sciences. Information and how to apply can be found at the DOE Energy Computational Science Graduate Fellowship website.


Research Participant Program
NREL's Research Participant Program provides university faculty, students, professional scientists, and engineers the opportunity to participate in the Laboratory's research and development programs, initiate new areas of research, and establish a base for ongoing collaborations. For more information, visit the RPP website, select "Search Openings" on the Job Openings page and then select "Research Participant Program" from the "Job Group" list.


Energy Employment Opportunities 

Openings with Individual Companies or Organizations
Senior Consultant, Energy Efficiency and Demand Side Management (PDF)

Internships, Fellowships, and Post-Doc Opportunities

Scholarships, Graduate Study in Renewable Energy, Abu Dhabi,  (Link)



IRENA: Renewable Energy Learning Partnership

Internship resources



Jobs Pages
American Council for an Energy-Efficient Economy (ACEEE)
Careers in Wind

CSU - Center for the New Energy Economy

CU Go Green
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E Source
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Green Energy Jobs
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Luke's Circle
Renewable Energy Access
Rocky Mountain Institute
SmartGrid Careers Link
Solar Energy International
Stanford Energy Club
TransAlta Corporation Jobs
University of Colorado Career Services