Intern – Sustainable Transportation

Clinton, NY 13323, USA ● Columbia, MD, USA ● San Diego, CA, USA ● Virtual Req #1372
Thursday, July 14, 2022

SUMMARY: An intern is needed to assist with research and technical support at Energetics. The candidate will assist with a variety of tasks supporting Energetics’ clients in the areas of data collection, management, and analysis; technology research; information synthesis for report and presentation development; and providing general assistance for technology deployment and evaluation activities. The candidate shall assist in the preparation of materials designed to educate or inform stakeholders including Federal government, state agency, and local municipality staff. Most task assignments shall originate in the area of vehicle technologies and sustainable energy strategies. Qualified candidates will be juniors or senior undergraduates with a pursuit of a bachelor’s degree in engineering, data science or a technical field.


  • Provide research and analytical support for transportation technology research and demonstration projects
  • Evaluate technical and economic feasibility and market trends of advanced transportation technologies
  • Assist with data collection and analysis of vehicle operations or charging station use
  • Use and/or develop computer tools to facilitate research and analysis tasks
  • Review technical reports, compile technical information, and develop other written materials as requested


  • Pursuit of a bachelor’s degree in an environmental, science, or technical field from an accredited university
  • Interest in energy efficiency and clean energy with specific emphasis on transportation technologies such as: alternative fuels, vehicle electrification, autonomous vehicles and vehicle-miles-traveled (VMT) reduction strategies.
  • Strong technical and analytical capabilities
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office, specifically with Excel
  • Good communication skills (verbal, interpersonal, and written)
  • Good organization and time management skills
  • Successful when working on self-managed tasks
  • Ability to work within a diverse team
  • In compliance with Executive Order 14042, any successful applicant for this position must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 or obtain an accommodation from the vaccination requirement based on disability or sincerely held religious belief, on or before the start date.


  • Pursuit of a bachelor’s degree in engineering from an accredited university
  • Electrical knowledge
  • Alternative fuels and transportation electrification familiarity
  • Hands-on experience with automotive systems
  • Data analytics and visualization experience (e.g., Python, R, Matlab, Microsoft Power BI, Tableau)
  • Geographical Information System (GIS) program use and results analysis
VSE is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, gender, age, national origin, disability, Protected Veteran status, sexual orientation, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local law.

Other details

  • Pay Type Hourly
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  • Clinton, NY 13323, USA
  • Columbia, MD, USA
  • San Diego, CA, USA
  • Virtual