Stream Survey Technician, Great Basin Institute

Royalton, VT

Position Title: Clean Energy Advocacy Undergraduate Summer Internship

Organization: Vermont Law and Graduate School

Location: Royalton, VT

Position Overview: The Institute for Energy and the Environment at Vermont Law School is again offering 2 summer internships for students in environmental studies and sciences who have at least completed their sophomore year by the start of the internship. Clean Energy Advocacy Internships offer a chance for 2 students interested in future careers in clean energy advocacy to spend the summer with the Institute for Energy and the Environment and to work on one of the research or energy clinic teams which are each made up of 3-5 Master of Energy Regulation and Law grad students or JD students specializing in energy law with faculty supervision.  Teams are currently working on Climate Justice issues ranging from advancing community solar for underserved communities and affordable net zero housing development to other important clean energy transition issues such as sustainable solar siting on agricultural lands with the Farm and Energy Initiative. Clean energy advocacy interns can take a two-week summer sessions clean energy classes for free (2 graduate credits) and work with faculty and Masters/JD students on real clean energy projects. 

Start/End Dates: May 30 – August 3

Salary/Pay: $1,500 stipend

Application Deadline: Reviewing begins April 3

How to Apply: Application materials include a current resume, cover letter explaining the student’s interest in a clean energy advocacy career, and one letter of recommendation from an undergraduate professor (recommendations can follow other materials if necessary). Please send application materials to Molly Dunn, IEE Program Coordinator at   Decisions will be made ASAP following virtual interviews. Molly Dunn or Kevin Jones, Director and Professor of Energy Law and Policy,, would be glad to answer any questions about these internships or our clean energy law and policy program.