• Internship
  • Colorado

Website AscendAnalytics

Location: Boulder, CO


Ascend is looking for talented college students to intern on the following three teams:

  • Renewable and battery project finance consulting
  • Computer programming/software development
  • Economic research and power price forecasting

As a Renewable Energy Analyst intern at Ascend, you will use analytics to support energy decision analysis in resource planning, renewable generation, energy storage, market forecasting and/or risk management for electric utilities and other energy industry clients. If you are interested in providing leading analytics for the energy transition and fit one or more of the job categories above, we look forward to receiving your application.

Type of Work

  • Performing quantitative analysis that combines technical considerations, economic factors, market rules, and regulatory/policy developments
  • Assimilating complex information into readily understood reports and presentations
  • Performing in-depth research on energy policy and market rules
  • Performing in-depth analysis of power market operations and data
  • Analyzing power market supply and demand fundamentals
  • Devising new approaches to represent results that provide support for decision analysis
  • Communicating results and modeling approaches to clients
  • Providing clients with web-based software training
  • Optimizing internal project workflows
  • Building analytical tools using Excel and Python/R to assist in market forecasting and analytical activities


  • Passion for creating analytical solutions for the energy transition
  • Strong quantitative background (such as a major in economics, computer science, physics, engineering, or energy systems)
  • Preference for some economics, programming and statistical coursework, level dependent on focus area
  • Great teamwork skills. Our projects are all collaborative and we highly value communication
  • A high degree of ownership and commitment
  • Strong academic performance (GPA 3.4 or higher)
  • Desire and willingness to spend the summer in Boulder, CO
  • Proactive, can-do attitude


To apply for this job please visit www.ascendanalytics.com.