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Evaluation, Measurement &Verification Forum Intern, Northeast Energy Efficiency Partnerships, Inc. – Massachusetts

Organization: Northeast Energy Efficiency Partnerships, Inc.

Position Title: Evaluation, Measurement &Verification Forum Intern

Location: Lexington, Massachusetts

Dates and compensation: This is an unpaid internship but NEEP will help the student obtain a stipend if available either through their school or the Massachusetts Clean Energy Center’s Clean Energy Internship Program

Description: Northeast Energy Efficiency Partnerships (NEEP) is seeking a Summer 2015 Evaluation, Measurement & Verification (EM&V) Forum Intern to work as an integral member of the organization’s team that seeks to support the Regional EM&V Forum, a project launched in 2009 by NEEP to facilitate the development of consistent EM&V savings and reporting protocols across the Northeast and mid-Atlantic region for demand-side resources, with an initial focus on energy efficiency resources.

Based in NEEP’s Lexington, Massachusetts office, the Intern works closely with the EM&V Forum Associate and Regional Energy Efficiency Database Manager, and also works with the Forum Director and Senior Research & Evaluation Manager. Responsibilities of the Intern may include research and analyses, project management assistance and administrative tasks.

Responsibilities:

Research and Analyses

  • Track and collect recently completed evaluation studies from the Forum region and update the Forum’s Repository of State & Topical EM&V Studies
  • Research state, regional and national evaluation policies and activities and update the Forum’s EM&V Resource Library
  • Provide support to the REED Manager to review and conduct QC on data submitted to REED, including analysis of data and cross referencing with savings assumptions from state Technical Reference Manuals (TRMs)

Project Management Assistance

  • Proof read documents and reports
  • Attend project subcommittee teleconferences/meetings and take meeting notes
  • Compile information for project management updates
  • Assist with communications to project subcommittees

Administrative

  • Assist with Forum website updates, e.g., monthly calendars, subcommittee membership lists, subcommittee meeting information
  • Complete Forum contact list updates, e.g., distribution lists, tracking worksheets, private website user permissions

The Intern may take on other tasks, based on needs and the Intern’s interest and ability.

Qualifications:

  • Undergraduate or graduate student, or degree in related discipline preferred, e.g., public policy and administration, management, environmental policy
  • Research experience
  • Excellent verbal and written communications skills
  • Ability to take direction, work independently and coordinate work with others
  • Strong organizational skills
  • Proficient use of Microsoft Excel and Microsoft Word
  • Ability to be an advocate for NEEP’s mission and vision

How to Apply: To apply please email a resume, along with a cover letter stating where you saw this posting and outlining your interest in NEEP’s mission, to Julie Michals at jmichals@neep.org with a cc to Bob McTighe at bmctighe@neep.org. No phone calls please.

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