Description: TRC is seeking a qualified energy and sustainability analyst intern to support commercial, institutional and residential energy efficiency and green building programs across the Northeast. Candidates must possess knowledge of building systems, energy efficiency, green building and sustainability. The energy and sustainability analyst intern will work collaboratively with clients to develop market transforming programs that promote energy efficiency and green building.

Company/Organization: Name: TRC Companies, Inc.
Location: Clifton Park, NY


* Assist in the development of technical standards, protocols and requirements for innovative energy efficiency and green building programs;
* Perform and review facility energy audits, feasibility studies and reports;
* Assist in the development and implementation of quality assurance procedures for energy and green building programs;
* Research emerging green technologies and standards such as LEED;
* Review calculations and assumptions used to estimate or measure savings due to energy efficiency or green projects;
* Conduct site visits to verify installation and operation of technologies;
* Communicate with contractors and program participants regarding program rules and requirements;
* Utilize energy modeling applications and spreadsheets to compare projected energy savings to actual.


* Working toward a Bachelors or Masters degree in Engineering;
* Architecture, Planning, Environmental Science, Natural Resource Management or Economics;
* Academic experience displaying a strong interest in sustainability, green building or energy efficiency.
* Knowledge of building systems, energy efficiency technologies, green building and high performance design;
* Knowledge of energy efficiency or green building or related environmental / resource management programs is a strong plus;
* Understanding of marketing strategy and market analysis techniques is a strong plus;
* Experience with modeling techniques related to energy or environmental planning is a strong plus;
* Excellent oral and written communications skills;* Team-oriented, hands-on, highly skilled, adaptive, and client-focused.

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Author: Tracey de Morsella (323 Articles)

Tracey de Morsella started her career working as an editor for US Technology Magazine. She used that experience to launch Delaware Valley Network, a publication for professionals in the Greater Philadelphia area. Years later, she used the contacts and resources she acquired to work in executive search specializing in technical and diversity recruitment. She has conducted recruitment training seminars for Wachovia Bank, the Department of Interior and the US Postal Service. During this time, she also created a diversity portal called The Multicultural Advantage and published the Diversity Recruitment Advertising Toolkit, a directory of recruiting resources for human resources professionals. Her career and recruitment articles have appeared in numerous publications and web portals including Woman Engineer Magazine,, Job Search Channel, Workplace Diversity Magazine, Society for Human Resource Management web site, NSBE Engineering Magazine,, and Human Resource Consultants Association Newsletter. Her work with technology professionals drew her to pursuing training and work in web development, which led to a stint at Merrill Lynch as an Intranet Manager. In March, she decided to combine her technical and career management expertise with her passion for the environment, and with her husband, launched The Green Economy Post, a blog providing green career information and covering the impact of the environment, sustainable building, cleantech and renewable energy on the US economy. Her sustainability articles have appeared on Industrial Maintenance & Plant Operation, Chem.Info,FastCompany and CleanTechies.