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Internship - Renewable Energy Economic Analysis

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Sectors Sustainability, Climate, CSR, EMS
Location Colorado - America North
Type Temporary / Contract / Seasonal
Status Full Time
Level Voluntary & Interns
Company Name NREL
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Directory Entry : The National Renewable Energy Laboratory - NREL - is the only federal laboratory dedicated to the research, development, commercialization and deployment of renewable energy and energy efficiency technologies.
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Internship- Renewable Energy Economic Analysis
Golden, CO
Student RPP
The National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL), located at the foothills of the Rocky Mountains in Golden, Colorado, is the nation’s primary laboratory for research, development and deployment of renewable energy and energy efficiency technologies. NREL’s Strategic Energy Analysis Center has an immediate opening for a graduate student internship. The position is full time (40 hours per week) during the summer with the option of a reduced-load schedule to accommodate any classes at other times of year. The student will support the analysis of jobs and economic impacts of renewable energy technologies, and other types of market, policy, and data analyses related to renewable energy and energy efficiency.
Research the detailed costs and local spending patterns of sustainable energy technologies and projects needed for economic impact analysis, through collaborating with colleagues within NREL and outside of NREL; developing data and information from sustainable technology companies and consultants; conducting literature studies.

Develop analyses of quantitative economic impacts (output, earnings, jobs, etc), using NREL’s Jobs and Economic Development Impacts (JEDI) tool, new Flexible Input-Output Calculator tool, and other similar tools and calculators; under various parameters such as levels of market penetration, various sustainable technologies, a wide variety of geographies and geographic scales, timeframes, and policies.

Write reports documenting, discussing, and interpreting these results.
Must be enrolled as a full-time student.

Graduate students enrolled in a minimum of nine credit hours.

Undergraduate students enrolled in a minimum of twelve credit hours.

Minimum of a 3.0 cumulative grade point average.

Must be a United States citizen or permanent resident.
General understanding of sustainable energy technologies, markets, and policies.
Excellent interpersonal, conflict resolution, teaming and communication skills. 
Demonstration of initiative, diligence, and problem solving skills.
Demonstration of excellent spreadsheet and other quantitative analysis skills.
Experience with input-output modeling such as IMPLAN or similar.
NREL is dedicated to the principles of equal employment opportunity. NREL promotes a work environment that does not discriminate against workers or job applicants and prohibits unlawful discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, age, marital status, ancestry, actual or perceived sexual orientation, or veteran status, including special disabled veterans.

NREL validates right to work using E-Verify. NREL will provide the Social Security Administration (SSA) and, if necessary, the Department of Homeland Security (DHS), with information from each new employee’s Form I-9 to confirm work authorization. For additional information, please see www.nrel.gov/employment/eeo.html.
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