University of Vermont

Sporks

Clean Energy Internship Program

This pilot project in Summer 2016 is creating opportunities for energy-related internships by developing, administering, and piloting an internship program. The intent of the project is to connect students with energy-related businesses. Internship stipends are $2500 per student for summer work occurring in Summer 2016. Additionally, this award will provide funds for a one-day training for interns and their respective organizations. 

Seven interns have been hired and are beginning their 2016 summer internships with local organizations including the Energy Action Network, Vermont Department of Public Service, SunPower by EmPower Solar, Renewable Energy Vermont, and the Two Rivers Ottaquechee Regional Commission.

Project Champions: Amy Seidl, Ph.D. 
CEF Award: $19,200