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Opportunities for Job & Training Seekers

NYSERDA’s paid internship and fellowship programs can help jumpstart your future in the clean energy field. Clean energy positions are in high demand and the market will only continue to expand as New York transitions away from fossil fuels. Careers in clean energy also typically offer above average salaries, healthcare, and other great benefits. Whether your strengths are in community organizing, construction, engineering, marketing, or sales, NYSERDA can help you get your foot in the door at one of New York’s many clean energy businesses. What better way to use your talents to reduce carbon emissions and build the equitable, resilient clean energy economy of the future!

NYSERDA is helping job seekers and students access careers in the clean energy economy with the following programs and resources:

Helps prepare the next generation of clean energy professionals by funding paid internships for students and recent graduates at New York State’s clean energy businesses. Prospective interns are encouraged to learn more about participating businesses and apply today.

Year-long, full-time fellowships for individuals that currently reside in NYS and are from a priority population. NYSERDA provides funding for salaries and professional development so that fellows have the opportunity to work within businesses and organizations that advance climate justice and clean energy priorities for disadvantaged communities.

Learn how a paid apprenticeship can jumpstart a rewarding, well-paying career in clean energy.

NYSERDA’s On-the-Job Training for Energy Efficiency & Clean Technology program reimburses businesses for up to 75% of a new hire’s wages for their first 16-24 weeks of employment and provides assistance with training plans. Let your prospective employer know that these resources are available to them to help with your hiring and onboarding process.

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