The Center for EcoTechnology helps people and businesses
save energy and reduce waste. For over 40 years, we’ve offered
proven advice and resources to save you money, make you more
comfortable at home, and help your business perform better. We
make green make sense! Working with partners throughout the
region, we’re helping transform the way we live and work for a
better community, economy, and environment – now and for the
future. We provide practical solutions that save energy, materials
and money and have a positive impact on our environment and
community. We serve residents, business and communities in the
areas of energy efficiency and waste reduction and through our
retail store, EcoBuilding Bargains.
ABOUT THE CENTER FOR ECOTECHNOLOGY
The Center for EcoTechnology is seeking five qualified college
graduate candidates for an 11-month paid fellowship position to
work with our staff to carry out a range of activities related to
climate action initiatives and educational programming in western
Massachusetts. The EcoFellows will support CET’s initiatives to
assist residents, students, institutions and businesses across the
region in ongoing programs in energy efficiency, home energy
services, renewable energy, and waste reduction through recycling,
reuse and composting.
The EcoFellowship begins with a full orientation and in-depth
trainings by CET professionals in subjects related to above
programs, professional development exploring a variety of
environmental topics throughout the fellowship and bi-weekly
mentoring sessions. EcoFellows are offered in-depth career
development support during the fellowship.
EcoFellows will be based in CET’s Northampton office, with travel between CET locations and into local communities.
ABOUT THE ECOFELLOWSHIP PROGRAM
Jorge, Morgan, Shelby, Willow, and Avery ’18 with a
wind turbine during a professional development day.
“CET’s EcoFellowship has set me up for a great career in sustainability by
helping me master industry-specific skills and connecting me with other
sustainability professionals in the region.”
Jenny Goldberg ’15
Marketing Manager at NESEA
At CET we make green make sense. By being an EcoFellow, you help us
create measureable impact. Fellows work cross-organizationally,
and are also given specific areas of focus.
Shadowing Projects | Professional Trainings | Public Content and Case Studies
Waste-Reduction Program Assistance | Energy-Efficiency Trainings | Impact Reporting
Social Media Management | Video Production | Graphic Design | Content Generation
Community Outreach & Engagement
Tabling | Presentations | Educational Outreach | Data Tracking and Reporting
Sonja Favaloro & Jenny Goldberg ’15 film a
deconstruction project during their fellowship. Sonja
now works at BuildingGreen in Brattleboro, VT and
Jenny works at NESEA in Greenfield, MA.
Diana Vasquez, Coryanne Mansell, and Claire Cuozzo ’16
table during their fellowship. Diana now works at the
Union of Concerned Scientists, Cory continues her work
at CET, and Claire works at CLEAResult.
APPLY TO BE AN ECOFELLOW TODAY
• Visit us online at www.cetonline.org/ecofellowship
• Rolling applications are accepted until mid-February
• Initial interviews begin late February through early
March by phone
• Second interviews will be scheduled throughout
March (in-person interviews strongly suggested)
Position placements will be offered by early-April
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.
Two-week orientation; monthly professional development opportunities, opportunity to attend conferences, networking
and career development
Heather Merhi ’14 speaks at the
2017 EcoFellowship Graduation.
Heather now works as a
contractor for Next Grid.
CENTER FOR ECOTECHNOLOGY