Vermont Energy Investment Corporation


Job Locations US-DC-Washington
# of Openings
Customer Support
Deadline to Apply



Starting at $20/hr

Spring/Summer: 30 hours per week 

Start Date: Flexible Start Date 


The DCSEU is looking for passionate, driven, and creative members to join our team. They will work with DCSEU on high impacts projects focused on our mission to provide energy savings to local businesses and residents.


The Program

DCSEU Fellowship Program serves as a next step in research and educational development for students pursuing degrees in energy efficiency, engineering and sustainability. The DCSEU Fellowship provides an unparalleled opportunity for academics to explore complex environmental and sustainability issues and innovative solutions in a collaborative environment. The fellows are expected to engage in research and writing on DCSEU community projects while collaborating with DCSEU staff and customers.

The Fellow

DCSEU fellows (masters or predoctoral) may focus on a variety of topics, including: energy efficiency; sustainability; environmental science; engineering; renewable energy; energy policy; innovation; and climate change.

The Fellow will have the opportunity to engage with various departments at the DCSEU and be challenged to think independently and identify areas for growth at the DCSEU.


  • Must be a DC Resident pursuing a Masters or Doctoral degree in energy, environmental science, public policy, or sustainability in the Academic 2021 year.
  • Outstanding candidates will demonstrate experience in research projects, stakeholder engagement, and strong communications skills
  • Must be able to work a minimum of 30 hours per week from May through Sept 2021


The Fellow will receive a total stipend of $28,000 with no benefits.


Diversity & Inclusion statement:

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.

Working Conditions:

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.

Physical Demands:

Most duties are performed from a seated position. There is potential for eyestrain from reading detailed materials and computer screen. Deadlines, workloads during peak periods and changing priorities may cause increased stress levels. Work may include occasional pushing, pulling, or carrying objects weighing of approximately 40 pounds such as files, documents, and computer equipment and materials though is not required should this not be possible for any reason. Work normally requires finger dexterity and eye-hand coordination to operate computer keyboards at a moderate skill level. Repetitive motion injuries may occur. Company will provide adaptive devices as needed.



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