The Emerging Technologies & Services Intern is responsible for identifying, researching, and assessing a wide variety of innovative technology developments and program delivery strategies related to Efficiency Vermont’s work. This position will gather data to support the prioritization of new efficient technologies to bring to the Vermont market. “Technologies” include equipment and products that help businesses and homes operate more efficiently. The Emerging Technologies & Services Intern will then draft “opportunity briefs” for those technologies most ripe for success in Vermont. Relying heavily on exceptional curiosity and organizational skills, the Emerging Technologies & Services Intern will serve as an integral member of a team dedicated to galvanizing innovation within Efficiency Vermont while contributing to a mission-driven, creative, enjoyable, and stimulating work environment.
We are committed to building a work community that is inclusive and represents a vibrant diversity of background, experience, perspective, and thought. Climate change impacts all of us; however, we are impacted differently based on our identities and experiences. We all deserve a place at the table to make decisions about our collective future – we hope you’ll consider joining us as we work towards our vision for a healthy planet, thriving people, and energy justice.
Candidates across all markers of identity (age, race, gender, ability, communication style, etc.) are highly encouraged to apply.
· Identifies and researches emerging technologies and services that have high potential to be effective in the Vermont market.
· Engages in rigorous, thoughtful, and communicative prioritization process to identify which among many ideas have the greatest relevance and potential impact.
· Develops and presents “opportunity briefs” for high potential ideas that are accessible, thorough, and communicate the benefits and risks of engaging versus not engaging in a particular area of work.
· Supports the work of fellow team members’ initiatives and opportunity briefs as needed.
Internal - Work is normally performed in climate controlled office environment, where exposure to conditions of extreme heat/cold, poor ventilation, fumes and gases is very limited. Noise level is moderate and includes sounds of normal office equipment (computers, telephones, etc.). No known environmental hazards are encountered in normal performance of job duties.
External - No travel is required.
Company will provide adaptive devices as needed.