ASES is currently seeking talented interns and volunteers who are enthusiastic about our mission and passionate about renewable energy.

Studies have shown that women and people of color are less likely to apply to jobs unless they meet every single qualification. At ASES, we are dedicated to building a diverse, inclusive, and authentic workplace. If you’re excited about this role but your past experience doesn’t align perfectly with every qualification in the job description, we encourage you to apply anyway.   Applicants of diverse backgrounds, people of varying educational backgrounds, and those generally interested in assisting the ASES team are encouraged to apply.

* Please note that if you are an ASES Member, you can explore other ASES volunteer opportunities through our ASES Volunteer Program on the Online Community.

Internship & Volunteer Opportunities: All positions below provide a strong introduction to renewable energy as well as the operation of a nonprofit organization. They typically require 5-8 hours/week for six months, and while they are unpaid, all of these positions are eligible for university credit for those interested. We are also looking for more long-term volunteers to assist us year-round. In some cases, local outstanding position performance can lead to paid part-time positions!


Review all of the open positions below. Interested candidates should direct their resume and cover letter to info@ases.org with the position(s) of interest included in the subject line. Want to inquire in a more casual setting? Join the discussion in the ASES Online Community!

Equal Employment Opportunity Statement: ASES provides equal opportunity to all employees and applicants for employment. No person shall be discriminated against regardless of race, color, religion, sex, age, national or ethnic origin, disability, sexual orientation, political affiliation, or any other category that is protected by applicable federal, state, or local law.

We are looking for a Program Manager! (Paid position)

The ideal candidate will be comfortable outlining and planning all aspects of work related to a given project such as budget, timelines, and teams. They will have strong communication skills that enable them to effectively communicate with all relevant teams. This individual should be able to foresee any problems related to the completion of a project and act in a timely manner to mitigate any issues.


  • Develop timelines, budget, teams and plan for the given project
  • Ensure high quality work is produced
  • Anticipate and solve any problems related to the program
  • Conduct performance reviews and evaluate the program
  • Facilitate communication between relevant teams


  • Bachelor’s degree
  • 3+ years of experience in program management
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office suite
  • Strong communication, organizational, analytical, and critical thinking skills

Communications Associate


  • Moderating Online Community forums
  • Engaging regularly in all forums with members
  • Updating resource libraries regularly
  • Keeping resources organized in the Google Drive and in the forum libraries
  • Attending any related meetings if available and taking notes when needed
  • Creating content and resources for members
  • Surveying ASES members about what kinds of resources they are interested in
  • Assisting with research and communication as they pertain to membership growth
  • Completing other Online Community-related tasks


  • Great communication skills
  • Detail orientation
  • Self-motivation
  • Technical skills
  • Google Suite experience
  • Excellent organizational skills

Social Media Advocate


  • Posting daily on our social accounts based on the social media calendar provided to you
  • Posting daily on the ASES Online Community in the Membership & Programs forum
  • Engaging with our community online (retweeting/posting, liking, following other pages, etc.)
  • Admitting people to the ASES LinkedIn group regularly
  • Creating content on Canva (graphics for social media)
  • Creating captions for posts and following current grammar/spelling guidelines
  • Attending regular internship meetings
  • Assisting with ASES Media Partners
  • Completing other tasks handed to you by the ASES staff


  • Experience with social media platforms
  • Experience using Canva
  • Writing that is error-free and expressive
  • Attention to detail

National Solar Conference Assistant


  • Assisting with program organization on google suite
  • Creating content
  • Updating program information on the ASES website
  • Assisting with program outreach and keeping the outreach sheet updated
  • Attending any program related meetings and taking notes on these calls
  • Completing other tasks handed to you by ASES staff


  • Google Suite, WordPress, and Canva experience
  • Detail orientation
  • Written communication skills
  • Technical skills
  • Excellent organizational skills

National Solar Tour Assistant


  • Assisting with program organization on the Google Suite
  • Assisting with program outreach and keeping the outreach sheet updated
  • Creating content
  • Updating program information on the ASES and NST websites
  • Assisting with creation of the NST map and online forms
  • Attending any NST-related meetings and take notes on these calls
  • Completing other tasks handed to you by ASES staff
  • Developing program marketing materials


  • Google Suite, WordPress and Canva experience
  • Self-motivation
  • Technical skills

Data Analyst & Technical Divisions Assistant


  • Database cleanup and record merges
  • Maintenance of contact list management
  • Analysis of data from membership, conference, tour, and webinars
  • Placement and presentation of data information in a clear and concise manner
  • Attendance at monthly Technical Divisions meetings (first Monday of each month at 12pm MT) and notetaking
  • Support for Divisions activity and engagement
  • Collaboration with Divisions leaders on projects


  • Microsoft Excel experience
  • Google Suite experience
  • Data minor/background
  • Excellent organizational skills

Finance Assistant


  • Assist Finance Director with accounting and business management tasks
  • Gain experience in nonprofit accounting

We prefer interns who are local to the Boulder area for this role.


  • Accounting education/background
  • Microsoft Excel knowledge
  • Excellent organizational skills

Fundraising Campaign & Grants Research Assistant


  • Solicit corporate sponsorships and find creative ways to fundraise in an increasingly online environment
  • Develop/modify marketing materials (brochures, recruitment, promotional flyers, pledge forms) to promote fundraising campaigns
  • Assist in identification and application of grants
  • Attend any fundraising/internship-related meetings when available
  • Monitor proposals throughout the research, planning, drafting, and submission phases
  • Compose professional correspondence (letters of inquiry, etc.)
  • Keep all fundraising web pages and events updated


  • Google Suite experience
  • Self-motivation
  • Creative behavior
  • Technical writing skills for grant writing

Membership Marketing Associate


  • Assist with payment processing and membership renewals
  • Conduct database cleanup and record merges
  • Manage monthly and special mailings to member base
  • Maintain contact list management
  • Create content
  • Attend any related meetings and take notes when needed
  • Assist with research and communication as they pertain to membership growth
  • Assist with payment processing & membership renewals
  • Check ASES voicemails
  • Assist with monthly paper mailing


  • Located locally in/around Boulder, CO
  • Willing to commute to Boulder on a monthly basis to assist with the mailing
  • Experienced with Canva
  • Communicative
  • Attentive to detail
  • Major or minor in business/marketing preferred

Student Membership Coordinator


  • Handling all questions and information requests regarding ASES student membership
  • Maintaining and updating membership records
  • Assisting with member communication activities
  • Collecting data, tracking membership statistics, and preparing reports
  • Developing and implementing strategies to recruit new members
  • Preparing membership marketing materials
  • Developing the value proposition of ASES student membership


  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Excellent customer service skills
  • Creative thinking ability and initiative
  • Excellent writing and editing skills
  • Excellent organizational skills
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