SUMMER 2022 CO-OP: Renewable Energy Summer Co-op/Intern Student                                                                             

  • Location: Sydney, NS
  • Deadline: February 16, 2022 at 4:00 pm

Renewable Energy Summer Co-op/Intern Student 

Verschuren Centre

The Verschuren Centre for Sustainability in Energy and the Environment was established to facilitate a transition to a green and circular economy through supporting innovative clean technology commercialization. The centre has an established team of expertise in key areas in order to assist companies advance IP and accelerate uptake in manufacturing and primary production industries. Areas of specialty include industrial and agriculture bioprocessing, carbon and polymer materials, thermal energy transitioning & storage and climate mitigation in aquaculture. Through the Centre’s collaborative approach and cutting-edge pilot scale test facilities clients can develop their IP, while connecting with partners, markets and business development support to reach their market.

Student Job Description:

            The Clean Energy Team Summer student will have the opportunity to work with a team of experts at the Verschuren Centre for Sustainability and the Environment. More specifically, the summer student will have the opportunity to work with the Clean Energy Team at the Verschuren Centre. This will give the student first-hand experience in understanding how research can be applied to industry with an emphasis focusing on the clean-technology industry. The student will perform various tasks which include, but are not limited to collection and analysis of energy consumption and production data from various sources, instillation of data collection from energy monitoring systems, assessment of existing renewable energy system performance, assessment of potential renewable energy projects, research of various energy related subjects, participation in site visits and assistance with project implementation.


  • Previous work experience working in a team environment
  • Must have a valid Nova Scotia Driver’s License or equivalent.
  • Student should have a passion/interest towards sustainability/renewable energy.
  • Student should have experience working in a team Education:
  • Candidates should be enrolled in post-secondary education engineering program.
  • Candidates need to be enrolled in a co-op/internship program.
  • Candidates should have experience with electrical and mechanical systems, solar energy or energy storage.

All interested and qualified candidates are asked to send their resumes and cover letter to prior to February 16th, 2022.