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Internships

 The Institute for Sustainable Energy offers credit and paid internships for Eastern students. Our interns are a very important part of our staff, assisting with all of our major projects:

  • sustainable5.jpgStudent interns gain experience with energy benchmarking by analyzing energy data from schools, colleges, universities and state buildings. They learn how to enter data into EPA's ENERGY STAR Portfolio Manager benchmarking tool.
  • Student interns support Connecticut's Green LEAF School's initiative, assisting with education programs and events, lesson research and design, and writing curriculum.
  • Student interns help with technical support and outreach to Connecticut's colleges and universities on sustainability. This includes assisting with the preparation of campus greenhouse gas inventories and climate action plans, implementing collaborative initiatives for the CT Alliance for Campus Sustainability, and preparation for the Connecticut Alliance for Campus Sustainability round-table events and conferences.
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Facts:

120+ Student Interns have been employed over the past 15 years.
85% of Eastern students work in CT after graduation!
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Be a part of the solution. It all starts with a personal choice.

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Leticia Denoya

Elementary Ed

"ISE has provided me with the opportunity to get ahead of my peers in my classes and given me real world experience in connecting sustainability and education."

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Emma Avery

Political Science & Environmental Science

"My ISE internship enriches my Eastern experience by exposing me to current challenges in the sustainability field, therefore preparing me for my future career."

Weronika Lewkowicz

Weronika Lewkowicz

Biology Senior

"ISE has taught me not only sustainability but skills I still use daily such as website editing and data benchmarking!"

Tara Brooks

Tara Brooks

Environmental Science

"It's the perfect mix of a supporting, professional staff, with creative, but realistic work projects."

You do not have to be part of the Sustainable Energy Studies
at Eastern to intern at the ISE!