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Internships: Corporate Engagement


The Corporate Engagement Intern is responsible for providing business development research and administrative support for the Corporate Engagement Team. Interns will gain valuable experience in non-profit membership and database management, sales and business development, and first-hand knowledge of the renewable energy sector. Interns will report to the Corporate Engagement Manager and will spend approximately 50% of their time on a research project of their choice. Candidates with an interest in renewable energy business, finance, and energy markets are preferred.


  • Conduct background research on prospective new member organizations
  • Provide strategic research in suggesting new business development targets
  • Receive training in Salesforce and assist in data entry tasks
  • Generate monthly membership reports
  • Update member profiles on ACORE site
  • Shadow Corporate Engagement team on prospective member pitches

Required skills and qualifications:

  • Current or recent undergraduate student or equivalent experience
  • Attention to detail
  • Ability to manage multiple projects and tasks
  • Previous CRM or database experience a plus
  • Interest in renewable energy, with special interest in the financial/project development aspect of renewable energy a plus
  • Past marketing or public affairs internship experience preferable
  • Proficient knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite: Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook

How to Apply:

You are invited to apply for the internship program by submitting a cover letter and resume to 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.


Intern Session Timelines

Deadline to apply for Fall 2020 semester: July 10, 2020

Deadline to apply for Spring 2021 semester: November 16, 2020