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* Currently pursing a Bachelor's degree in Engineering * Minimum of a 3.0 GPA * Available May 13 - August 2 * Must be able to provide to letters of recommendations should you be chosen for the internship program * Pay rate $18.50
Summary Generation Environment and Carbon (GEC) Intern
Based on experience, research and write a report (~10-15 pages, similar to a tech surveillance) and create an accompanying presentation on obstacles to commercialization of cost effective carbon capture technologies including but not limited to Solvents, Sorbents, Cryogenic and membranes. Research and develop a similar report which explains challenges to Carbon Utilization commercialization efforts
Intern for the Generation Environment and Carbon Advisory and working group. To provide an engineering undergraduate student a deeper understanding of the factors and challenges that are currently affecting the electric industry at large, and the way these trends are affecting America's Electric Cooperatives.
The intern will leave with a better understanding of the electricity industry and unique challenges facing electric generation and transmission cooperatives, including the G&T/distribution relationship. This should help this student build excel, research, and writing skills set that will be useful in future endeavors.
Purpose and Mission
* Review relevant technical documents on climate change, carbon capture, sequestration, and utilization for a future carbon constrained electricity market. Assist in the update of the slide deck of power points and word documents that discuss the latest carbon technologies for a final member centric product. * Attend the annual AREGC G&T conference to gain greater insight on challenges faced by the Cooperatives. Meet with members and directly gain their feedback and insights. * Support for other projects as-needed by work group staff (time permitting).
Requirements and Qualifications
* Strong computer and power point skills * Attention to detail and ability to manage multiple priorities. * A basic familiarity with current issues affecting the US energy and electric industries is a plus. * Currently pursing a Bachelor's degree in Engineering * Minimum of a 3.0 GPA * Available May 13 - August 2 * Must be able to provide to letters of recommendations should you be chosen for the internship program * Pay rate $18.50
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