Offshore wind is the newest renewable energy industry in the United States and Vineyard Offshore is already making strides with three offshore wind lease areas on the East and West Coast of the US. The offshore wind industry is on the cusp of significant growth over the coming decades and Vineyard Offshore is actively seeking passionate students who are interested in gaining experience in this new, fast-growing industry.
Students with a variety of interests including but not limited to permitting, engineering, marine affairs, fisheries, public engagement, public policy, finance, business, wildlife conservation, construction, project management, and energy systems are encouraged to apply for our 12-week internship positions.
Part-time and full-time internships are available for motivated undergraduate students, graduate students, and recent graduates who are willing to learn and advance their knowledge in offshore wind energy. Vineyard Offshore operates in Boston, New Bedford, and New York.
“Development work in the new industry of offshore wind is a great space for an intern and allows you to be exposed to all different sides of building a renewable energy project. This experience has given me the opportunity to learn the parts of the industry I enjoy working in the most while collaborating with extremely passionate and intelligent groups of people.”
“The internship program provided me the perfect opportunity to refocus my career into an industry I’m proud to be a part of. I wish I had applied years ago.”
“This internship introduced me to the complexities of offshore wind while allowing me to explore and refine my career interests!”
“Having the opportunity to become an intern was a once in a lifetime opportunity. After being hired full time, I was able to provide the same great experience to over 50 future interns who all have the same aspirations and goals as me. This has been an extremely rewarding experience.”
Vineyard Offshore interns have a range of responsibilities related to offshore wind project development. Some of those responsibilities may include:
- Conducting research
- Reviewing relevant offshore wind project documentation
- Assisting with stakeholder outreach events
- Working with GIS software
- Assisting with offshore wind project planning activities across the various construction and permitting teams
- Assisting with internal stakeholder communication and decision materials
- Assisting in the preparation and delivery of proposal(s) in response to upcoming competitive procurements