Vineyard Wind is pleased to offer internships for college students and recent graduates. Internships are hosted at Vineyard Wind’s headquarters in New Bedford, Massachusetts and offices in Boston’s Back Bay.
MassCEC clean energy internship program
Vineyard Wind routinely hires interns through the MassCEC Clean Energy Internship Program. Students and recent graduates who attend a Massachusetts college or can provide proof of residency in Massachusetts are eligible to apply. Learn more here.
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+ Legal Intern – Boston, MA
Vineyard Wind offers a challenging and exciting work environment and is revolutionizing the renewable energy industry in the United States. Join the team permitting, designing, and constructing the first large scale offshore wind project in the US, and one of the largest in the world. At 800MW, this project will power over 400,000 homes in Massachusetts. Vineyard Wind is committed to protecting marine life, working alongside the thriving New England fishing industry, and being responsible partners in the community. We are building a new industry for the East Coast, and providing clean and affordable energy that is sustainable for years to come. With strong and experienced investors backing the company, and a large leasehold for more projects, Vineyard Wind is an ideal company with which to launch a career in offshore wind.
Job Duties: The Legal Intern will report to and work closely with our General Counsel. The primary objective of the role is to assist with legal activities, such as contract preparation, legal filings and research.
- Provide general legal support to General Counsel
- Provide support in preparation and review of contracts and contract amendments including real estate agreements, corporate agreements, and supplier/contractor agreements
- Assist with preparation of legal filings and compliance documents
- Perform legal research on issues pertaining to federal, state, and local laws relating to the development, financing, and operations of utility scale offshore wind farms.
Requirements: The right candidate will be a 2nd or 3rd year law student or have related experience. Excellent organizational, research, and writing skills along with a high level of professionalism are required. Experience with Microsoft Office including: Word, Excel, PowerPoint and a demonstrated interest in renewable energy law and policy is a plus. This person should be willing to work about 15 to 20 hours a week.
Apply: Use this link to submit your resume for immediate consideration. A member of our team will contact you to discuss your qualifications and the requirements of the position.
+ Permitting Intern – New Bedford, MA
Vineyard Wind seeks a motivated individual with an interest in learning about the offshore wind energy industry in Massachusetts. This 12-week position is being hired through the MassCEC Clean Energy Internship Program and will begin in January 2020.
Job Duties: This position has a range of responsibilities related to offshore wind project development that may include the following:
- Conducting research projects related to project permitting
- Reviewing historical state and federal permitting documentation
- Assisting with stakeholder outreach events
- Monitoring news outlets and other internet sources for updates on offshore wind
- Attending meetings in an administrative role
- Performing various administrative tasks
- Working with GIS open source software
The ideal candidate possesses high attention to detail and superior written and verbal communication skills. This position is based in our New Bedford offices. Occasional local travel may be required.
Eligibility: The MassCEC Clean Energy Internship Program is open to students currently enrolled in, or have recently graduated within the past year from, a Massachusetts college or university, or they must be a Massachusetts resident, with proof of residency, who attended an out-of-state college or university. Students pursuing a master’s degree are eligible for this program, though Ph.D. candidates are not. Students with an interest in offshore wind and renewable energy are encouraged to apply.
Vineyard Wind is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy, sexual orientation and gender identity), national origin, citizenship, disability, protected veteran status, or any other protected class. In addition to federal law requirements, Vineyard Wind complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training. Vineyard Wind expressly prohibits any form of workplace harassment based on any protected class.