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Internships: Business Development


The Business Development Intern is responsible for researching new revenue opportunities and providing administrative support for the VP of Business Development. Intern will gain valuable insights on key players within the renewable energy industry and become well-oriented with the leading companies committed to accelerating the transition to a renewable energy economy. Intern will report to the Vice President of Business Development and spend approximately 50% of their time on a research project of their choice.


  • Conduct research to identify potential new sponsors for ACORE’s events and initiatives
  • Assist in research to develop ideas for new sources of revenue within ACORE’s existing offerings
  • Receive training in Salesforce and assist in data entry to track sponsorships
  • Assist in scheduling, participating in, and tracking sponsorship communications
  • Assist in the development and design of business development marketing materials

Required skills and qualifications:

  • Current undergraduate or graduate student
  • Interest in renewable energy
  • Attention to detail
  • Ability to manage multiple projects and deadlines
  • Proficient in Excel, Word, PP, and other Microsoft Office Suite applications.
  • Experience with Salesforce and/or Canva a plus

How to Apply:

You are invited to apply for the internship program by clicking on this link: Applicants will need to submit a cover letter and resume.

In your cover letter, let us get to know you by explaining what you would like to gain from an ACORE internship, why you want to make a career in the renewable energy industry, and what kind of future career paths are of interest to you.

The Ørsted Mentorship Program

ACORE is committed to social and economic justice as part of the transition to a greener future, and is actively working to cultivate a culture on inclusion and equity within the renewable energy sector. To this end, we have partnered with Ørsted to connect select interns with an industry mentor who will serve as a resource during and after the ACORE internship. If you are interested in the Ørsted Mentorship Program, please indicate in your cover letter why you feel you would be a good candidate.


Intern Session Timelines

Deadline to apply for Fall 2022 semester: July 8, 2022

Deadline to apply for Spring 2023 semester: November 4, 2022

Deadline to apply for Summer 2023 semester: March 3, 2023