Internships & Opportunities

Use the resources below to explore opportunities for internship and employment opportunities in the clean energy buildings workforce.

AASHE Jobs Bulletin Association for the Advancement of Sustainability in Higher Education
Explore sustainability and clean energy-related job postings at various colleges, universities, and other organizations supporting sustainability in higher education.

AFE Engineering Jobs Board Association for Facilities Engineering (AFE)
The AFE database connects job seekers to open positions in facilities engineering.

Apprenticeship Readiness Program North America's Building Trades Unions (NABTU)
North America’s Building Trades Unions (NABTU) sponsors comprehensive apprenticeship readiness programs (ARPs) throughout the U.S. These programs provide a gateway for local residents – focusing on women, people of color, and transitioning veterans – to gain access to Building Trades’ registered apprenticeship programs. ARPs are administered by state and local Building Trades Councils and they teach NABTU’s nationally recognized Multi-Craft Core Curriculum (MC3).

ASHRAE Professional Development ASHRAE
Explore the ASHRAE Learning Institute for a wide range of seminars and short courses for HVAC and refrigeration professionals. This page also includes eLearning opportunities, certification information, job boards, educator resources, and more.

ASHRAE Student Zone ASHRAE
Educational resources for students at the K-12 and collegiate levels to learn more and get involved in the fields of heating, ventilation, air conditioning, and refrigeration. Includes scholarship and grant opportunities.

BOMA Career Center BOMA
The BOMA Career Center connects job seekers to opportunities in the real estate industry across multiple sectors in areas such as Asset or Property Management, Facilities Management, Marketing & Communications, and Technology Research.

The BOMA Foundation BOMA
The Foundation offers scholarships to young/emerging professionals looking towards a career in commercial real estate. Scholarship awardees get the opportunity to attend BOMA's annual conference or pursue Certified Manager of Commercial Properties (CMCP) property manager certification.

BPA Career Center Building Performance Association (BPA)
The BPA Career Center connects job seekers to opportunities in the home and building performance industry that improve energy efficiency, health, and safety. BPA Connections Training & Careers Hub is where you can find training curricula, training providers, job postings, career development, and community discussions.

Building Operators Training Program Youth Action Youth Build
This training program is a 12-week program that provides young people with foundational career pathway education, hands-on training, and internships designed to introduce them to careers in the Building Operations field. Eligible participants will be 17-24 years old, not in school or working, low income, and from the greater New York City metropolitan area. 

DC Green Externships DC Sustainable Energy Utility
DCSEU connects District residents with 6-month green externships working with local contractors and other organizations. Externs gain marketable job skills, certifications, and work experience, and receive job placement assistance to discover new careers in sustainability. Participants have gone on to careers such as a Commercial Solar Installer, HVAC Technician, or Sustainability Project Engineer. 

Explore Green Careers U.S. Department of Labor
The U.S. Department of Labor sponsors CareerOneStop that includes a Green Careers section providing an outline of green careers in today’s changing workplaces. CareerOneStop details occupations across multiple sectors, skills, wages, and education needed,  and lists local training programs.

Green Career Resources U.S. Green Building Council
USGBC has collected green career resources targeted to students, emerging professionals, and educators.

GreenJobs.net Green Jobs
GreenJobs.net connects job seekers to a diverse range of careers in the environmental field.

IFMA Job Board International Facilities Management Association
The International Facility Management Association (IFMA) offers professional development, career guidance, credentials, and a job board.

Industrial Assessment Centers (IACs) U.S. Department of Energy
IACs train university students in conducting industrial energy assessments; these no-cost energy assessments are available to eligible small- and medium-sized manufacturers. IAC teams have conducted over 18,000 assessments.

NAWIC Founders' Scholarship Foundation National Association of Women in Construction (NAWIC)
The NAWIC Founders' Scholarship Foundation (NFSF) assists in providing the construction industry with trained employees through higher education. The construction industry encompasses almost every professional discipline, including trades, project management, administrative, legal, financial, insurance, and business owner.

New York State's Clean Energy Internship Program NYSERDA
New York State’s Clean Energy Internship Program provides hand-on experience in the growing clean energy sector connecting interns with opportunities to work at companies such as energy efficient product manufacturers and installers, and wind and solar developers.


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