Matern Staffing

Matern Staffing is hiring an Environmental Intern for a public utility company in Fredericksburg, VA. This is a remote summer internship with occasional travel to the office required with part-time hours (29 hours/week) from May to August.

As an Environmental Intern you’ll develop new clean energy programs and assist in the launch of a new energy efficiency program for the client’s members. Researching and analyzing potential energy solutions can be challenging but gaining business knowledge and real world experience makes it all worth it.

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What You’ll Do as an Intern:

  • Develop future clean energy programs for the client’s residential, small commercial, and industrial members
  • Research and analyze new initiatives related to clean energy solutions
  • Perform research through quantitative and qualitative means (interviews, focus groups, surveys, questionnaires, observation, document/site reviews, etc)
  • Accurately and efficiently manage files and data
  • Create reports and documents to communicate technical findings for teammates, managers and public stakeholders to easily understand

What You’ll Need as an Intern:

  • Current undergraduate or graduate student studying energy, business, economics, renewables, sustainability, environmental science, STEAM fields, or other relevant fields (3.0 GPA and above)
  • Previous experience with spreadsheets, word processing documents, and databases
  • Exceptional verbal and written skills and the ability to communicate effectively with individuals across all levels of an organization
  • Positive self-starter with a proactive approach, excellent time management, and prioritization skills 
  • Active listener who collaborates effectively with teammates, always ready to step in to help
  • Enjoys learning how things work and has a curiosity for brainstorming process improvements and finding/implementing solutions
  • Ability to pass background check, credit check and drug screen

Salary & Schedule:

  • $25/hr
  • About 29 hours/week: 9am-3pm

About our Client:

Our client is a member-owned utility that provides electric service to nearly 170,000 connections for member-owners from the Blue Ridge Mountains to the tidal waters of the Chesapeake Bay. Their goal every day is to provide affordable and reliable electric service to our neighbors.

Matern Staffing is an equal opportunity employer.

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