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Apr 11 / BARD CEP

Internship Opportunity(ies) at the NH Office of Energy and Planning (OEP) Summer 2014

Organization: NH Office of Energy and Planning (OEP)

Position Title: Internship Opportunity

Location: New Hampshire

Hours and Compensation: Interns may earn course credit, serve as volunteers or be considered for compensation at an hourly rate depending on available resources.

Application Deadline: Not listed.


Internship Description:

OEP’s energy division is seeking one or more interns to assist with several major projects, including:

The development of the State Energy Strategy, required by legislation to be completed in the Fall of 2014.

• The development of siting rules by the Site Evaluation Committee, as required by Senate Bill 99 of 2013.

Assist staff with grant related tasks.

Research, writing and analysis on other energy topics.

Tasks may include performing research on various energy topics, assisting with preparation for public meetings and presentations (including scheduling and logistics), assisting with responding to requests from members of the Legislature and the public, and drafting/editing materials.

Additionally, intern(s) may have the opportunity to work on projects including:

Updating the New Hampshire Energy Facts website and fact sheets; task will require ability to collect, interpret, and present energy data in a manner that is understandable to the general public.

Data Collection on New Hampshire Solar PV permitting and zoning requirements at the municipal level; Intern may assist with the development of a model process and educational resources for towns across the state to reduce barriers to the installation of solar energy installations.

Compiling data on completed energy projects, which requires careful and detailed analysis in compiling data, converting data to common units in order to make cross‐program comparisons possible, and presenting aggregated data.


Desired Skills: 

Attention to detail, familiarity with Word and Excel, strong writing skills, and familiarity with energy issues and/or policies required. Must be comfortable with quick turnarounds on assignments and able to work independently. 

Compensation and Time Required:

Interns may earn course credit, serve as volunteers or be considered for compensation at an hourly rate depending on available resources. Hours worked may be flexible to accommodate student schedules. Intern(s) would be asked to start work no later than June 2.

Please email Brandy Chambers, Energy Analyst, at if you wish to be considered for an OEP internship. Please provide a résumé, unofficial transcript, three references and cover letter describing why you are a good candidate for the position.

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