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Internships: Equity and Inclusion Corporate Engagement


The Equity and Inclusion Corporate Engagement intern is responsible for supporting the work and activities of the Accelerate program and broader Accelerate Initiative led by the Vice President of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Programs. Interns will gain valuable experience in non-profit program management, renewable energy entrepreneurship, business finance and renewable energy industry developments and issues related to ensuring a more equitable and just transition to renewable energy economy. Interns will report to the Vice President of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion programs. Candidates with an interest in diversity, equity and inclusion in business and the renewable energy field are preferred.


  • Provide administrative and project management support to the Accelerate program through meeting management, scheduling, and managing action items.
  • Connect directly with Accelerate members to ensure access to ACORE activities.
  • Provide strategic research on diversity, equity and inclusion topics.
  • Receive training in Salesforce and assist in data entry tasks.
  • Develop and draft documents to build or retain relationships with sponsors, members, and other supporters of ACORE’s Accelerate program and Accelerate Initiative.
  • Collaborate with team on brainstorming and implementing new ideas, directions, and venues for member engagement and related events.

Required skills and qualifications:

  • Current or recent undergraduate student or equivalent experience
  • Ability to manage multiple projects and tasks
  • Exceptional attention to detail
  • Previous CRM or database experience a plus
  • Interest in renewable energy and diversity, equity and inclusion a plus
  • Proficient knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite: Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook

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