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Job Description

The National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) is a leader in the U.S. Department of Energy’s effort to secure an energy future that is both environmentally and economically sustainable. With locations in Golden and Boulder, CO and Washington D.C., NREL is the primary laboratory for research, development and deployment of renewable energy technologies in the United States. The NREL mission is to develop renewable energy and energy efficient technologies and practices, advance related science and engineering, and transfer knowledge and innovation to address the

nation’s energy and environmental goals.

NREL’s office of the Chief Financial Officer (OCFO) has four openings available, and we are considering undergraduate and graduate level candidates. The internship dates are from 6/11/18 to 8/3/18. These individuals will have the opportunity to rotate between four different support functions and activities within NREL: accounting, budget, FP&A and procurement. Successful candidates will have demonstrated quantitative and critical thinking skills with finance, accounting, and/or general business background. They will also have exposure to enterprise financial systems software (Oracle EBS).

Job duties will include:

  • Supporting ongoing financial, budgetary, accounting and procurement analysis
  • In consultation with mentors, perform independent analysis and processing of documents
  • Utilize and interpret data from several software systems including, but not limited to: Oracle Financial suite (R12), Concur, etc.


Required Education, Experience, and Skills

Must be enrolled as a full-time student in a degree granting program, or graduated in the past 12 months from an accredited institution. Internship period cannot exceed 12 months past graduation. Minimum of a 3.0 cumulative grade point average. Please Note: Before interview selection, you will need to provide unofficial transcripts to verify GPA and full time enrollment.


Preferred Qualifications


Submission Guidelines

Please note that in order to be considered an applicant for any position at NREL you must submit an application form for each position for which you believe you are qualified. Applications are not kept on file for future positions. Please include a cover letter and resume with each position application.


EEO Policy

NREL is dedicated to the principles of equal employment opportunity. NREL promotes a work environment that does not discriminate against workers or job applicants and prohibits unlawful discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, age, marital status, ancestry, actual or perceived sexual orientation, or veteran status, including special disabled veterans.

NREL validates right to work using E-Verify. NREL will provide the Social Security Administration (SSA) and, if necessary, the Department of Homeland Security (DHS), with information from each new employee’s Form I-9 to confirm work authorization. For additional information, click here.

About National Renewable Energy Laboratory

At NREL, we focus on creative answers to today's energy challenges. From breakthroughs in fundamental science to new clean technologies to integrated energy systems that power our lives, NREL researchers are transforming the way the nation and the world use energy.