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Cascade Power Group
10900 NE 8th Street, Suite 1000 Bellevue WA
DescriptionCascade Power Group: Winter 2012 Green Energy Internship Program
Cascade Power Group (Bellevue, WA) is currently seeking qualified interns for the fall and winter.
1. Project Manager
Main focus is energy efficiency and renewable energy project management. Conduct technical reviews, review project documents, financial reviews, and regulatory items for projects, close outs, etc. Assist with project management and development on site at our client in Redmond as well as in our Bellevue location. Ideal candidates should have a background in or wish to pursue construction management, mechanical, civil engineering, or project management. Background in energy is highly desired, but not mandatory. Intermediate Microsoft Office skills, ability to self-manage and work independently, good communication skills – writing and verbal.
2. Policy Analyst
Track the development of Federal and state energy policy, prepare public testimonies and written responses, legislative bill review and participation, and other delegated tasks related to environmental policy. Focusing on energy efficiency and renewable energy, interns will gain valuable insight on energy policy development and on-the-ground experience in contributing to legislative process. Ideal candidates should be students in Master’s in Public Administration (MPA) program or senior in undergraduate environmental policy or pre-law program. Intermediate Microsoft Office skills, ability to self-manage and work independently, good communication skills – writing and verbal.
3. Entry-Level Energy Data Analyst
Responsibilities: Collect, analyze, and track energy use and cost data/ Energy Performance benchmarking/ Manage and update database and online portfolio/ Prepare monthly energy reports and project documents. Other delegated tasks related to energy analysis. The ideal candidates should be studying environmental science or related field. Intermediate Microsoft Office skills, ability to self-manage and work independently, good communication skills – writing and verbal.
4. Business and Marketing
Assist with publications and marketing, website management/maintenance, preparation of business documents, and other delegated tasks related to business development. Ideal candidates should be students or those looking to develop their marketing, business development, and administrative trade skills. Intermediate Microsoft Office skills, ability to self-manage and work independently, good communication skills – writing and verbal. Though we are open to less experienced candidates, experience with Adobe Creative Suite CS5, Adobe InDesign, Microsoft Publisher, graphic design, web design, software programming, and market research is highly desired.
ResponsibilitiesAbout Cascade Power Group
Cascade Power Group LLC is a Bellevue -based “energy service company” that specializes in energy efficiency and renewable energy projects and policy development in the Pacific Northwest region. The company is experiencing growth in three areas: Federal and state energy policy development; distributed energy and energy efficiency project development/management; and resource conservation and energy management.
If you are interested in working with us as an intern, please send your resume and a cover letter to firstname.lastname@example.org and please reference the internship position. More information about Cascade Power Group can be found on our website www.cascadepowergroup.com.
Cascade Power Group internships are true “green jobs” opportunities that cover a wide range of cutting-edge interests, projects and policies all centered on energy conservation and renewable energy. Interns will have a unique opportunity to be involved in a variety of aspects of the energy industry and have an immediate impact during their tenure at CPG. With the experience our internship will provide, individuals will be able to 'hit the ground running' when graduating from school and applying for new career-level jobs. By gaining access to valuable contacts and industry information, Cascade Power Group interns can begin to build a career tackling the major issues that face the energy industry today and in the future.
Intern will work closely with our support team with projects related to marketing energy efficiency and renewable energy projects and programs. Intern(s) will also receive mentoring and support by the CPG support team.
We would like successful applicant(s) to start this three-month internship as soon as possible, but our staff is flexible to accommodate whose needs warrant them.
This internship is not paid, however interns that have contributed substantially to the company will be eligible for a $500 bonus at the end of the internship. Credits may be earned through your college or university, and state credit programs may be utilized as part of internship.
Most of the interns also receive a reference letter from our company. Cascade Power also intends to provide recommendation and referral if any career opportunity is encountered. Many of our past interns have advanced their academic and professional career through the internship experience with us, such as becoming an RCM in training for one of our clients.