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Energy Innovation Capital VC Deal Sourcing Externship

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Finance & VC
Develop your industry research skills by analyzing emerging segments within the energy sector.


In this externship program, students will learn strategic consulting skills to analyze and evaluate challenges from non-profit organizations using consulting frameworks, in an overall effort to help them solve their important problems. Selected individuals will be paired with a specific non-profit organization and dive into their strategic problems, such as development, impact assessment, process improvements, talent engagement, communication, and strategic positioning. Throughout this externship program, professionals from PwC (PricewaterhouseCoopers) will provide mentorship and coaching.

The Experience

  • Learn about the strategy consulting process and how to help create value for a non-profit client based on their vision and mission
  • Research and develop an understanding of a given field
  • Analyze complex problems ranging from fundraising and development, stakeholder management, impact measurement, as well as use consulting frameworks to help identify problem areas and propose solutions
  • Learn to gather, analyze, and visualize data to inform problem areas and possible solutions
  • Create and deliver a compelling presentation to a non-profit client that incorporates valuable insights, trends, and recommendations


  • Ambitious undergraduate students with an interest in consulting, strategy, and non-profits. This program is for students who would like to understand the consulting profession while generating ideas to help impact non-profit organizations.

Are you passionate about shaping the future of energy and making a tangible impact on the world? 

Join Energy Innovation Capital, a leading venture capital firm specializing in renewable energy and sustainable technology investments, in tackling pressing issues like climate change. You'll play a crucial role in identifying the next generation of energy innovators by analyzing emerging trends, evaluating competitive landscapes, and uncovering growth opportunities within the energy sector. 

Alongside conducting comprehensive market analyses and drafting investment summaries, you'll not only gain valuable insights into the intricacies of venture capital investing but also contribute directly to the identification of groundbreaking startups that are revolutionizing the industry.

During the Externship You’ll Learn
  • Market Analysis: Learn how to conduct thorough market analyses to identify emerging trends, assess market dynamics, and evaluate growth opportunities within the energy sector.
  • Investment Evaluation: Gain experience in analyzing pitch decks and drafting investment summaries to assess the viability and growth potential of potential investments.
  • Presentation Skills: Enhance your ability to communicate complex information effectively through market analysis presentations and investment memos.
  • Strategic Thinking: Hone your analytical and critical thinking skills by evaluating risks and potential for success in investment opportunities.

This Is Perfect For You If
  • Ideal for those passionate about renewable energy, market research, or venture capital. 
  • No specific background required—bring your critical thinking, quantitative skills, and eagerness to learn.

What’s Waiting for You
  • Hands-On Experience and a Comprehensive Skill Set: From identifying potential investments to synthesizing data into actionable insights, you'll acquire a skill set that is highly valued across various industries.
  • A Competitive Edge: The insights and experiences you gain from this Externship will give you a competitive edge in your job search, helping you stand out to recruiters in business, sustainability, finance, and more.
  • Professional Network: You will connect with industry experts and peers to broaden your professional circle.

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Externship Currently Closed
New applications are not currently being accepted.

New start dates every month.

The start date for this Externship is rolling and students will be evaluated on a first come first serve basis. Applications will close when the Externship is full.

Part-time and fully remote

This Externship is a 10-hour-per-week fully remote experience where all meetings and events are recorded.

Receive your start date with your acceptance letter

This remote Externship will last 4 weeks

Required Academic Standing

This Externship is open to undergraduate students and graduate students.

Geographical Eligibility

This Externship is open to applicants all around the world.

Externship Currently Closed
New applications are not currently being accepted.

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Energy Innovation Capital

Energy Innovation Capital (EIC) is a venture capital firm investing in companies developing the next generation of technology to ensure abundant, clean, and accessible energy. EIC invests in companies that are building innovative businesses and technologies transforming the energy and resource-intensive industries. Their investments focus on enabling the future of energy across three themes: energy transition, digital technologies, and sustainability. Located in San Francisco, Houston, New York, and Boston, EIC has over $270MM in assets under management across two funds and 26 active investments. EIC’s experienced team has executed over 150 investments in technology and energy-related companies. Its extensive networks and collaborative approach help talented entrepreneurs push the boundaries of what's possible and build transformative companies. The team is responsible for managing its portfolio of investments to provide a return on invested capital for investors, which includes foundations, institutions, and high-net-worth individuals.

Energy Innovation Capital VC is not accepting or considering any applications for this Externship through other channels. Any effort to apply or reach out to Energy Innovation Capital VC separately will adversely affect a student’s application.