Energy Fellows Program

Training the next generation of clean energy professionals

About the Program

The Energy Fellows Program was established in 2008 to engage and train students passionate about a career in sustainable energy. Over 120 students have completed the program requirements and earned ‘alum’ status. Three out of four program graduates have gone on to work full time in the clean energy sector, working as corporate energy managers, federal and state policymakers, business owners, data analysts, renewable energy developers and educators.

Each year, top energy companies and organizations partner with URI Cooperative Extension to mentor URI Energy Fellows. In addition to providing real-world experiential opportunities for students, the program serves as a premier talent pipeline for entry- to mid-level professionals with a comprehensive understanding of the rapidly changing energy industry.

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Many thanks to our 2023 Program sponsors RISE Engineering and Vineyard Wind for their support.

Energy Fellows Program Coordinator

Cooperative Extension