Jumpstart Your Career in Energy Efficiency

Clean Energy Pathways Program Testimonials

Join the more than two million Americans in the largest sector in the U.S. clean economy. Gain hands-on industry experience by enrolling in the Clean Energy Pathways program to start your career in energy efficiency.


The Mass Save® Clean Energy Pathways program is a full-time, paid, three-month internship that aims to boost the energy efficiency workforce. The internship program matches interns with local companies to develop skills in Heating, Ventilation, and Air Conditioning (HVAC) or weatherization; two fast-growing industries in the energy efficiency sector. After three months, the internship could turn into full-time employment with the intern’s current employer or with another vetted energy company.

Who is Eligible?

The Sponsors of Mass Save are seeking applicants with the following eligibility criteria:

  • Between the ages of 18 - 25 years old.
  • Reside in Dorchester, Fall River, Lawrence, Mattapan, Roxbury, Springfield, or Worcester.
  • Identify as a person of color, woman, LGBTQI+, first generation resident, and/or multilingual.
  • Speaks some English.
  • Authorized to work in the United States.
  • Can pass a criminal background check.
  • Prior training in HVAC or have an interest in weatherization.

How Does the Internship Work?

Interns participate in a three-month, fully paid internship starting at $20/hour. Interns will receive:

  • Paid training and hands-on experience in the growing, high-demand energy efficiency career fields of weatherization or HVAC.
  • Valuable skills, ongoing support, and mentorship.
  • Job placement assistance.

The Sponsors of Mass Save aim to see 100% of interns placed in full-time energy efficiency jobs upon completion of the internship program.

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For more information about the Clean Energy Pathways program, email [email protected].