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Duke Energy 2021 Summer Internship - Renewables Project Development in Charlotte, North Carolina

More than a career - a chance to make a difference in people's lives.

Build an exciting, rewarding career with us – help us make a difference for millions of people every day. Consider joining the Duke Energy team, where you'll find a friendly work environment, opportunities for growth and development, recognition for your work, and competitive pay and benefits.

Please attach your current unofficial transcript in order to be considered for this position.

Position Summary

The chosen intern for this position will assist Development Managers with specific wind, solar, and storage development tasks, which may include:

  • Project marketing support

  • Incentive identification / negotiation

  • Permitting plans

  • Interconnection study support

  • Land acquisition

  • Scoping and initial prospect identification

​Wind, Solar & Storage project modeling. Candidate may assist in running detailed models to understand site performance, which may include:

  • Site financial models

  • Battery storage dispatch models

Support identification of strategic priorities for future development. This may include:

  • Research into policy environment at state & national level

  • Research into regulatory environment and impacts on renewables

  • Analysis of potential customers for renewable energy in different regions

Complete projects / contribute to special initiatives to improve development process

Basic Qualifications

  • Currently enrolled and pursuing a four-year degree in Engineering, Business Administration, Economics, or Environmental Science

  • Cumulative GPA of at least 2.75

  • Valid driver’s license

Desired Qualifications

  • Cumulative GPA of 3.0 or higher

  • Strong quantitative analytical skills

  • Passion for Renewable Energy / Sustainability

  • Willingness to learn

  • Knowledge of electric transmission system

  • Skilled with Microsoft Office suite, including complex excel models

  • Demonstrated ability to work with limited direction

  • Demonstrated ability to manage multiple projects and prioritize effectively

Travel Requirements

Not required

Relocation Assistance Provided (as applicable)No

Represented/Union PositionNo

Visa Sponsored PositionNo

Posting Expiration Date

Friday, January 29, 2021

All job postings expire at 12:01 AM on the posting expiration date.

Please note that in order to be considered for this position, you must possess all of the basic/required qualifications.

We are one of the largest electric power holding companies in the United States, supplying and delivering electricity to approximately 7.4 million U.S. customers. We have approximately 52,700 megawatts of electric generating capacity in the Carolinas, the Midwest and Florida – and natural gas distribution services serving more than 1.5 million customers in Ohio, Kentucky, Tennessee and the Carolinas. Our commercial and international businesses own and operate diverse power generation assets in North America and Latin America, including a portfolio of renewable energy assets.

Regardless of your skill set or specific interest, we're looking for the best and brightest talent in the industry. Our people make us great - and we're always looking for more. Find your career path today at Duke Energy, where it's more than a career - it's a chance to make a difference in people's lives.

Duke Energy is an Equal Opportunity Employer and complies with the laws set forth in the Department of Labor EEO Poster ( and Supplement ( .