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CPP Fall 2014 Student Apprenticeship

Are you… Curious about entrepreneurship? Interested in clean energy? Excited to work with responsible brands? A strong communicator?


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CleanPowerPerks, the web-based clean energy marketing program that rewards people + businesses for consciously choosing clean power, seeks a well-rounded fall apprentice (current student: undergrad or graduate) to work alongside our Founder/CEO in support of all operations, sales, marketing and startup-related administrative tasks.


The CPP Apprentice will work alongside our Founder/CEO and have a hand in all sales, marketing and operations activity. As we are an early-stage startup, (s)he will wear lots of hats, sometimes handling administrative tasks. This experience will truly give you a taste of what it’s really like starting a business.

Tasks may include: writing, editing, social media, data management, marketing strategy, marketing execution, internet research, fielding member inquiries, sales preparation, press outreach, event planning, reading and reporting.

About You

This apprenticeship is for you if you are interested in: sustainability, green marketing, clean energy, sales, marketing, entrepreneurship, social enterprises, consumer products, e-commerce, tech or startups. You are fluent in internet research. You are active on social media and current on the latest digital tools. You take pride in your work and aren’t afraid to ask questions. You are a good communicator (but don’t talk too much or write super lengthy emails). You don’t mind working alone. You like data. You consider yourself to be an idea person. You have a positive outlook. You aren’t above doing what needs to get done. You’re pleasant to be around and would describe yourself as unique. You are detail-oriented and like working. You are excited to build something new.

And most importantly, you are excited about clean energy, choose to support responsible brands and care about a sustainable future.

  • Candidates in entrepreneurship, business development and marketing are preferred, but students from all backgrounds are welcome to apply. 
  • Sales or marketing experience, graphic design skills, and/or website development/management expertise a major plus.


We will gladly work with your college or university and complete the necessary paperwork to provide course credit (undergrad or graduate) for your CPP work. This apprenticeship is unpaid. We offer a flexible schedule, mentoring, sincere appreciation + free CleanPowerPerks membership!

Inquire + Apply

To be considered for this apprenticeship, please send the following to Tess O’Brien, Founder/CEO at tess@cleanpowerperks.com with “Fall 2014 Apprentice” included in the subject line:

  • Current Resume
  • 1 paragraph max on why you’re a good fit for this apprenticeship
  • 1 paragraph max on what you’re looking to learn
  • 1 paragraph max about who you are
  • 1 idea you have
  • 1 question you have (bonus if it’s something you’re afraid to ask)
  • and how you heard about CPP

Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis.
Internship start date on/about September 4, 2014.

We look forward to hearing from you! 
No phone calls, please.

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