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Hot Career Opportunities (posted June 2014)

Recent Local Job Postings:

The Southwest Energy Efficiency Project (SWEEP) is seeking a Program Manager in its Boulder, CO office.


To apply, send brief cover letter and resume (no phone calls, please) to:
Program Manager Opening
2334 North Broadway, Suite A
Boulder, CO 80304
Applications can also be submitted via email to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
SWEEP is a public interest organization dedicated to advancing energy efficiency in Arizona, Colorado, Nevada, New Mexico, Utah, and Wyoming. For more information, visit




Title: Environmental Finance Analyst (Analytics Consultant 1)
Location: San Francisco, CA    
To Apply:  
REQUISITION #: 3874659
Job Description: Wells Fargo's Environmental Finance Group in San Francisco is seeking an analyst to be a part of our rapidly developing renewable energy and cleantech business. Our group has supported Wells Fargo s solar investments of over $1 billion since 2007. We are a small, tight-knit, team-oriented group that collaborates closely with other lines of business to invest in the solar industry and identify other environmental lending opportunities. The analyst will have a wide range of responsibilities, providing unparalleled opportunities to develop a foundation of financial skills, have broad exposure to the solar market, and collaborate with other industry professionals inside and outside the bank.  

The primary focus of the role will be contributing to our active tax-equity solar project finance business. The analyst will conduct project diligence, including assessing the unique risks of each project and facilitating the process of financing new projects. The role offers ample opportunity for analysis and critical thinking, including modeling project cash flows and quantitatively analyzing risk/return profiles of proposed projects. In addition to collaborating with other team members, the analyst will work with a wide range of solar industry professionals, including solar developers, engineers, lawyers, appraisers, and others. Other responsibilities include writing credit memoranda, project performance tracking, internal and external reporting on activities within our group, internal process improvement, and database implementation

Wells Fargo's Environmental Finance Group has supported the Bank's deployment of over $20 billion in environmental commitments since 2005, including over $3 billion in solar and wind project investments. A major emphasis of the Environmental Finance Group is supporting the Bank s solar and wind tax equity investments and the Global Cleantech Commercial Banking Group.

The analyst will be expected to take coursework to develop a fundamental understanding of finance, including classes on accounting, corporate finance, and project finance. Additional coursework or training opportunities will be available as career development tools, depending on the background of the analyst.

*** Do not contact the hiring manager directly ***





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)

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



IRENA: Renewable Energy Learning Partnership

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