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Energy and Building Performance Internship 


Slipstream creates, tests, implements, and scales the next generation of solutions that move us farther, faster toward a clean energy economy. You are the key to the success of our organization by demonstrating our values, engaging in our mission, and creating results that will produce enduring economic and environmental benefits for all. We are seeking intern candidates with a desire to apply both reason and creativity towards the creation of a sustainable energy society.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Assist staff with evaluating energy efficiency and renewable energy strategies in buildings, campus, and community settings
  • Develop inputs and use energy modeling software to inform design decisions
  • Quantify system performance, life cycle cost economics, and emissions reduction potential
  • Cleary communicate recommendations and concepts through graphical representation and correspondence to design teams
Position Requirements

Minimum Requirements:

  • Pursuing undergraduate or graduate level standing in related field
  • Proficiency with basic computer software such as MS Office Suite
  • Ability to work in a team environment
  • Excellent communications skills

Desirable Experience:

  • Fundamental knowledge of building energy systems, energy analysis, thermal science, and/or building design and construction.
  • Experience with energy modeling software such as eQUEST, TRNSYS, TRACE, EnergyPlus or other similar software
  • Knowledge of relevant building energy codes, green building rating systems, and ASHRAE standards
  • Ability to communicate ideas through sketching and layout of storyboard concepts to non-technical audiences
  • Knowledge of Autodesk
  • Knowledge of Adobe Creative Suite
  • Experience in 3D modeling software such as Rhinoceros, Sketchup, or Revit

Join Slipstream and be part of:

  • An independent non-profit seeking solutions to energy challenges
  • A passionate, dedicated and talented staff
  • National, regional and local initiatives to reduce our carbon footprint
  • Award-winning programs that make a difference

The ideal candidate will work part-time during the spring 2020 semester and full-time throughout the summer. The appoinment will end 8/2020.

Full-Time/Part-Time Full-Time and/or Part-Time  
Exempt/Non-Exempt Non-Exempt  
Location Madison, WI  
About the Organization Slipstream (the result of a January 2019 merger of Seventhwave and WECC) is a mission-driven non-profit dedicated to advancing innovative strategies for real energy impacts through engineering, education and research. We implement award-winning energy efficiency programs that offer innovative approaches to address today's energy challenges. Our organization is headquartered in Madison, Wisconsin, with a growing team in Chicago, Illinois. We provide a challenging, stimulating work environment that prizes collaboration and work-life balance. Slipstream provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to sex, race, age, color, creed, national origin, religion, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, marital status, arrest or conviction record or any other basis provided by applicable law.

EOE Statement Slipstream recognizes and values the importance of diversity and inclusion in enriching the employment experience and its mission. Slipstream is committed to attracting and retaining employees with varying identities and backgrounds.  

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