Calling all EcoFellows!

ecofellow applicationBy Shelby Kuenzli, Digital Marketing EcoFellow

CET will begin recruitment for our next cohort of EcoFellows on January 1, 2018!

We are seeking five energetic, passionate college graduates to join our professional staff to help people and businesses conserve energy and reduce waste. The EcoFellowship is an 11-month paid fellowship program that gives emerging environmental professionals the opportunity to support CET’s initiatives to assist residents, students, institutions and businesses across the region in energy efficiency, green building, renewable energy, and waste reduction.

The EcoFellowship offers a two-week training and orientation about our organization and the programs we run. During this orientation, the EcoFellows also take part in professional development activities that explore environmental topics that will benefit the EcoFellows and reinforce the work that they will be helping with. Throughout the EcoFellowship, the fellows are offered in-depth career development and support from supervisors and mentors. The EcoFellows are based out of CET’s Northampton office, with travel expected between CET locations and into local communities.

At CET we make green make sense. As an EcoFellow, you help us create measureable impact. EcoFellows work cross-organizationally, and are also given specific areas of focus:

Building Science

Shadowing Projects | Professional Trainings | Content Generation and Case Studies

Program Operations

Waste-Reduction Program Assistance | Energy-Efficiency Trainings | Impact Reporting


Social Media Management | Video Production | Graphic Design | Content Generation

Community Outreach & Education

Tabling | Presentations | Educational Outreach | Data Tracking and Reporting

current ecofellows

Current EcoFellows (Left to Right): Avery Cross, Shelby Kuenzli, Morgan O’Connor, Jorge Guarin, Willow Cohn

To read more about the projects the current EcoFellows are working on, click here!

Application Process

To Apply:

Interview Process:

  • Initial interviews begin late February through early March by phone
  • Second interviews will be scheduled throughout March (in-person interviews strongly suggested)

Hiring Process:

  • Position placements will be offered by early April

EcoFellowship Placement:

  • August 6, 2018 to June 28, 2019

EcoFellowship Salary and Benefits:

  • The EcoFellowship pays $11.50 an hour for 40 hours a week (for the duration of the program), with an additional $2,000 bonus at the completion of the program. Benefits include: health insurance; paid sick, holiday and vacation; 403(b), supplies and mileage reimbursement.

Professional Development:

  • Two-week orientation
  • Monthly professional development opportunities
  • Opportunity to attend conferences
  • Networking and career development


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