Are you an Indigenous youth between the ages of 18 and 30 or know someone interested in joining the clean energy sector?
We have some exciting paid internships for you! This is a great opportunity for you to kick start your clean energy career and gain valuable experience.
If you are interested in any of the following positions please apply here
Internship Positions Available:
Indigenous Relations Intern
Organization: Independent Electricity System Operator (IESO)
Location: This position is based in the Greater Toronto Area (GTA), and preference is given to applicants based in Ontario.
Description: One (1) full time position based in downtown Toronto for four (4) months starting in January 2022 and ending in April 2022. As part of the IESO’s pilot hybrid work model, the position will be eligible for remote work up to 3 days per week. This position is represented by the Power Workers Union (PWU). You are required to pay union dues in accordance with the collective agreement and as established by the PWU. These dues will be deducted from your pay on a bi-weekly basis.
Organization: New Brunswick (NB) Power Corporation
Location: Point Lepreau Nuclear Generating Station, 122 County Line Rd, Maces Bay, NB E5J 1W1
Description: The employee will support initiatives to advance Generation IV Plus Grid sized SMR technology for use in New Brunswick, by way of:
1. Supporting development of an Advanced Reactor Indigenous Inclusion Playbook.
Communicating with Tri-Party members to gather comments on Inclusion Playbook
Gathering comments from First Nations partners (WNNB, MTI, NSMDC, KOPIT) by engaging and listening to concerns and ideas for Inclusion.
Administrative (incorporating mark-ups and editing)
2. Working closely with NB Power, ARC Clean Energy, and Moltex Energy on the Tri-Party Indigenous Inclusion Plans.
Communicating with Tri-Party members to gather comments on their Plans for Engagement
Supporting the team in setting up meetings and engagements (ARC, NB Power, Moltex and all First Nations Communities)
Marketing and Communications Coordinator
Organization: Natural Forces
Location: Hybrid in Halifax is preferred, but could accommodate remote for the right candidate
Description: The Marketing and Communications Coordinator will work under the guidance of the Project Development Manager to provide support with all communications and marketing activities within the company including web, print, and social media.
Generation Power Program Coordinator and Research Intern
Organization: Indigenous Clean Energy
Description: We are seeking a highly self-motivated and autonomous team member to assist in the delivery of the Generation Power Program, and other ICE initiatives. This individual will be expected to assist in a range of areas including program delivery coordination, outreach, program delivery, communications, and mentor relations as the Program Coordinator. This position requires an individual who has an appetite for taking the initiative to get things done and can work independently. Candidates for this position should have exceptional organizational and writing skills and be comfortable working in a fast-paced environment.
Clean Energy Intern
Organization: Yukon Conservation Society
Location: Whitehorse, YT (In-person position)
Description: At least 25% of the Clean Energy Intern’s work will be focused on the Yukon Electric Thermal Storage Demonstration Project (the “ETS Project”). This work will be done alongside the ETS Project Manager, Energy Analyst and Outreach & Communications Manager (OCM) in close coordination with the project partners (Yukon Energy, Yukon Government Energy Branch, and Yukon University). It will consist of assisting the ETS Project Manager in the planning and execution of project activities, coordination with our project partners, and management of our relationship with project participants, as well as the public more broadly, to ensure the successful delivery of this clean energy project.
The balance of the Clean Energy Intern’s work is more flexible to their passions, aptitudes, and professional development ambitions. They can expand upon their responsibilities with the ETS Project and/or work more closely with our other staff, particularly our Energy Analyst, on other clean energy related topics.
Energy Policy Assistant
Organization: International Institute for Sustainable Development
Location: Any one of the IISD offices in Winnipeg, Ottawa, or Toronto
Description: This position will support IISD’s Energy program on green recovery, just transition, fossil fuel support and general climate mitigation research and outreach.