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Internships: Corporate Relations

Summary:

The Corporate Relations Intern is responsible for providing business development research and administrative support for the Corporate Relations 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 Director of Membership and the Corporate Relations Associate 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.

Responsibilities:

  • 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 Relations team on prospective member sales pitches
  • Focus research project on business trends in the renewable energy industry (preferred)

Required skills and qualifications:

  • Current or recent undergraduate student or equivalent experience
  • Attention to detail
  • Ability to multi-task
  • Ability to manage multiple projects and tasks
  • 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
  • Advanced knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite including: 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 intern@acore.org 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.