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Tips: Student-friendly Renewable Energy Organizations

Thursday, June 16, 2016



Great RE Organizations. People get people jobs, right? So, the trick is to meet people in RE and to be informed about RE when you do – hot topics, new cool technologies, who’s making and losing money, etc.

Listed below is our “short list” of great organizations to help you do this (yes, many are friends :). Some are good for in-person events; some just provide incredibly relevant information. These organizations will help you connect with the people who can help you get an RE job.

American Energy Society – awesome weekly newsletter

American Counsel on Renewable Energy (ACORE) – the RE motherload

Engineers for a Sustainable World – local student chapters rocking sustainable energy 


The Green Program – really cool RE education abroad programs

The Solutions Project & – scientists, movie stars & VCs into 100% RE

Spark Clean Energy – empowering RE entrepreneurs and innovators

Student Energy – coolest energy map ever

National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) – world’s best RE research

Solar Energy Industries Association – solar motherload

American Wind Energy Association – wind energy motherload

International Renewable Energy Learning Partnership (IRELP) – awesome RE graduate program directory

Renewable Northwest - Oregon-based NGO advocating RE in the NW


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