Scout Clean Energy is a leading U.S. renewable energy developer, owner and operator headquartered in Boulder, Colorado. Scout is developing a MW portfolio of over 5,000 MW of wind, solar and energy storage projects across 11 US states. Scout is an owner-operator with expertise in all aspects of renewable power project development, permitting, power marketing, finance, construction and asset management. Scout is a portfolio company of Quinbrook Infrastructure Partners.
Scout is made up of renewable energy industry veterans who are making a difference in our world. Our team’s work ethic is second to none. We identify problems, create solutions, and deliver them professionally to our customers, stakeholders, partners and one another. We do the right thing when no one is looking because we are committed to our collective success and because we believe that our uncompromising integrity is key to the collaborative relationships that drive our business.
This paid role will support the Scout’s Development team in its effort to secure approval for the Horse Heaven project. Our intern will leverage their leadership and communication skills to build relationships, create outreach materials, and interface with regional organizations. You will be part of the Development team’s community relations effort, helping Scout demonstrate our commitment to the local community.
Over the course of the internship, we anticipate that you will contribute to the following projects:
What should you expect to gain through this internship?
You will gain exposure to the real-time action associated with a controversial large clean energy infrastructure project. As you participate in the team meetings and the day-to-day delivery of outreach strategies, you will learn how policy and community interact in a project of this scale. You will have the opportunity to implement a combination of tried-and-true and innovative approaches to building support for renewable energy amongst a range of constituents.
Most importantly, you will make a real contribution to advancing renewable energy in the Tri-Cities area!
Timeline and Location
This internship will ideally begin as soon as possible, likely in early to mid-May 2021.
We anticipate starting with a 10-15 hours-per-week commitment on an ongoing basis. Including weekly meetings with Scout’s Horse Heaven Development team.
Our ideal candidate will be comfortable working remotely as long as required due to the COVID-19 situation and would also be willing to work in the Tri Cities area. Scout will provide a laptop computer and a stipend for phone and internet.
As an intern you will be paid $16-20/hour.
The ideal candidate for this role is someone who has served in a leadership role in a youth-based organization focused on building support for renewable energy, environmental protection, and related causes. You know the dynamics of these groups and how to lead people to take action.
Your background might look something like this:
Characteristics of Successful Scout Team Members
Invitation to Women and U.S. Underrepresented Groups
We encourage applications from all demographics and especially those that are traditionally underrepresented in the energy industry. Consistent with our core values, Scout celebrates the diversity of thought and experience that comes from a range of backgrounds including, but not limited to, gender, race, and ethnicity.
Invitation to Veterans
Scout welcomes veterans of the United States Armed Forces to apply for this position. Scout includes veterans of all branches and a diverse set of occupational specialties. We value the independent thinking, problem solving, leadership, and teamwork that our veterans have developed through their service. We welcome applications from any service and any military occupational specialty.
Please send a resume and cover letter to email@example.com.
For more information: www.scoutcleanenergy.com