Cornell Cooperative Extension of Tompkins County is Hiring Sustainability Summer Interns

Join the Tompkins Energy Corps!


Full-Time Paid Summer Internships Available

The Tompkins Energy Conservation Corps is looking for professionally-minded, high-energy students interested in making a difference in the community.

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Reasons to Intern with the Tompkins County Energy Corps This Summer:

•Cross off #31 on the 161 Things Every Corenllian Should Do ("Spend a summer in Ithaca") •Gain experience in community organizing, marketing, education and social justice •Gain in-depth knowledge about home energy efficiency that leads to jobs after graduation •Make a difference in the Ithaca community •Meet other students from different majors and class years •Launch one-of-a-kind sustainability projects that are essential for Tompkins County's goal of reducing greenhouse gas emissions 80% by 2050 •Get paid

What is the Energy Corps?

The Energy Corps is a division of Cornell Cooperative Extension of Tompkins County that seeks to dramatically expand the market for home energy efficiency upgrades in Tompkins County. Our dynamic team of student interns is responsible for the development, operation and execution of a diverse set of projects to raise awareness of the benefits of energy upgrades and support residents through the upgrade process.

Job Details (summer positions)

Start Date: May 29, 2013 End Date: August 9, 2013 Hours: 30-40 hours per week, M-F 9am-5pm, some evenings and weekend hours required Compensation: $10+ / hour. Federal work-study is required for paid positions. For-credit or volunteer positions are also available. Office Location: 615 Willow Avenue, Ithaca, NY

Application and Contact Information:

To apply for the program or obtain more information, email Kevin Posman, Program Coordinator at Please attach a resumé and indicate the internship area of interest to you (general sustainability, marketing/branding, graphic design, community organization).

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