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Posted: 03/29/2011


Ecos is driven to provide solutions for clients to reduce their energy use, manage their carbon emissions and implement environmentally sustainable practices. With over a decade of experience designing innovative ways to couple the power of ecology with the engine of our economy, Ecos performs the research, develops the plans and carries out the programs that make the most significant impact on the vitality of both our clients and our planet.

Research & Policy Intern
Internship Opportunity
Durango, CO
Open Until
none given

Research & Policy Solutions

The Research and Policy team identifies technologies that save energy, develops standardized test procedures for those products, and assists government agencies, companies, and utilities in developing energy efficiency specifications. It also designs programs to accelerate market adoption of the most energy efficient products.

Ecos is an ideal work environment for individuals who want to have a decisive impact on climate change, air quality, energy security and other national policy priorities through market-based approaches. The work is diverse, fast-paced, and collaborative, allowing motivated employees to advance rapidly while developing their own skills and capabilities.

Ecos is seeking to fill a Research and Policy Intern position in the Durango, Colorado office.

Role Description

In the Research and Policy Internship role, you will be conducting internet research, building and using spreadsheets, and analyzing power and usage pattern data. You will be measuring electronics using lab equipment, writing drafts of various documents and gathering information via telephone.

Role Competencies

As our ideal candidate, you should have completed either at least one year of graduate education in an environmental and energy and/or engineering field of study or at least three years of undergraduate education in an environmental and energy and/or engineering field of study. Preferred coursework and experience in: physics, chemistry, electronics or programming, and environmental policy. You should have a strong background in science or engineering and have demonstrated lab or field measurement and data analysis experience. In addition, you should have a strong ability to communicate technical subjects to lay audiences, both in written and verbal form. The ability to work well both independently and with a team is essential.

Ecos Information

Ecos is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will be considered without regard to age, race, color, national origin, ancestry, sex, sexual orientation or preference, religion, marital status, citizenship, veteran status, or physical or mental disability.

To learn more about Ecos and to apply online, please go to http://ecosconsulting.com/about/careers/.

How to apply
To learn more about Ecos and to apply online, please go to http://ecosconsulting.com/about/careers/.

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