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Implementation Intern at Fast Enterprises, LLC
Contact: Taylor Kreider (
Job location: Nation-wide

Description: Congratulations on exploring your career opportunities with FAST and taking the first step to becoming a FASTie! A FASTie? Yes, a FASTie.

FAST-ie ’faeste noun

1. an energetic, intelligent, enthusiastic person who works at Fast Enterprises. 2. a person dedicated to modernizing government technology to better serve the general public. 3. someone who is open to adventure and wants to experience new places around the world. 4. someone who enjoys collaboration with clients and camaraderie with teammates while solving business and technology problems.

If the description below speaks to you, take 5 minutes (seriously, only 5 minutes) to apply!

As an Implementation Intern on our team, you will be involved with all phases of the implementation of our GenTax® software solution. We have sites across North America and abroad and interns should be flexible with respect to work locations.

Eligible interns should possess strong communication skills and should be pursuing a degree in:
-Computer Science,
-Computer/Management Information Systems, or

FAST may also consider interns from other areas of study when supplemented with technical experience or aptitude.

To apply:


Makai Ocean Engineering Internship at Makai Ocean Engineering, Inc.
Contact:  Hermann Kugeler (
Location:  Waimānalo, HI

Description: Makai is seeking talented undergraduate or graduate electrical, mechanical, or ocean engineering students at UH Manoa to fill one internship position.

This is a  part-time paid internship, working 20 hrs per week during the academic semesters of fall 2021, at Makai’s office in Waimanalo, Hawaii.

The position is in Makai’s Subsea Technology group which works on the research, development, design, and testing of autonomous underwater vehicles and other hardware systems, and numerical modeling. Within the group, design responsibilities will be varied and the engineers may have responsibilities on multiple projects simultaneously.

The ideal candidates will be a trained electrical, mechanical, or ocean engineer with strong analytical skills. Student with electrical or programming experience will be given priority, but is not a requirement.

Qualifications we value in candidate engineering interns include:
• Experience programming in Python – particularly if in the context of robotics or the ROS framework.
• Experience with low power electronics and sensor systems – preferably hands on experience rather than circuit theory courses.
• Experience with microcontrollers and/or Arduino is a plus.
• Most importantly a self-starter – comfortable diving into and solve challenging problems with limited support, but also able to determine when to ask questions.
• Hands-on skills and knowledge of construction/machine shop practices is a plus.
• Competence with SolidWorks & Matlab or similar design/analysis software is a plus.
• Use of Finite Element Analysis (FEA) software such as ANSYS is a plus.
• Ability to think logically and express oneself in verbal and written communication.
• Solid academic background with a high grade point average.
• High level of technical curiosity & ability to learn, and apply, new technologies.
• Experience with engineering design and project management is a plus.
• Makai’s work is ocean-related, so ocean experience (esp. SCUBA) is always a plus.
• U.S. citizenship is required.

Makai provides interesting projects, an innovative culture, and a beautiful, unique environment. See an
aerial video of our oceanfront offices: All qualified applicants
will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation,
gender identity, or national origin.

To apply: To apply for the Engineering Internship position at Makai, submit the following via email to resume (including GPA), and cover letter highlighting how your education and experience meet our needs and why you want to work at Makai.


Engineering Research Assistant/ Intern – Bilingual Japanese/English at LearningBiz
Contact: Gregg Yamanaka (
Location: Honolulu, HI

Description: This is a part-time internship position for a Hawaiʻi company that is developing a recycling facility and marketable products. Looking for someone creative who enjoys research and learning about early-stage environmental projects.

 Fluent in both college-level English and Japanese. Ability to read Japanese articles and research papers
 Organized and attentive to timeline requirements
 Proficient in Microsoft Office products: Outlook, Word, Excel, and PowerPoint

 Research assistance in multi-disciplinary engineering and construction concepts; research primarily online
 Translation of articles, emails into English and Japanese; Interpreter on Zoom calls between Japan and Hawaiʻi
 Compilation of research and data

 No prior experience required
 Position responsibilities and schedule are flexible. Mostly remote work, except for status review meetings and site visits
 Preferred: high energy personality, ability to carry banker boxes of files, and up to 25 lb bags of silica/gravel

To apply: Contact Gregg Yamanaka (


Clean Cities Workforce Development Program Intern at Blue Planet Foundation
Contact:  Kiani Jones (
Location:  Honolulu, HI

Description: POSITION: Clean Cities University Workforce Development Program (CCUWDP) Intern
REPORTS TO: Blue Planet Foundation’s Clean Mobility Director
POSITION TYPE: Internship, 20 hrs/week (total of 280 hours), paid as a stipend
LOCATION: Honolulu, Hawai‘i
TERM: September 16, 2021 – December 23, 2021 (14 weeks plus 1 unpaid week of vacation)
COMPENSATION: Undergraduate: $12/hr ($3,360 stipend); Graduate Student: $15/hr ($4,200 stipend)

The CCUWDP is an initiative of Clean Cities, a government-industry partnership sponsored by the U.S. Department of Energy’s Vehicle Technologies Program. Clean Cities strives to reduce petroleum consumption in the transportation sector in nearly 100 communities across the country.

The Clean Cities internship will give students the opportunity to grow public awareness and expand the markets of advanced vehicle technologies, alternative fuels, and practices that reduce the consumption of petroleum. Students have participated in research, outreach activities, public education, fleet events, and a vast array of transportation-related environmental projects.

The Clean Cities Coordinator for the State of Hawaii is housed within Blue Planet Foundation and administers the Sustainable Transportation Coalition of Hawaii (STCH) as well as Drive Electric Hawaii activities. The STCH will receive one intern from the CCUWDP who will work closely with the Clean Cities Coordinator to develop and execute communications campaigns and strategies, conduct outreach, support stakeholder engagement, and assist in the coordination of events and the implementation of clean transportation projects across the state.

Managing the online EV Expert Certification Program, Hawaii’s electric vehicle dealership training program.
– Conducting outreach to dealerships to enroll new sales associates and encourage active EV Experts to re-certify.
– Managing online courses and distributing follow-up materials to certified participants.
– Communicating with active EV Experts on opportunities for promotion and engagement.
Developing social media content for the Sustainable Transportation Coalition of Hawaii and Drive Electric Hawaii and researching relevant news stories for sharing with audiences.
Updating the STCH and Drive Electric Hawaii websites as needed.
Assisting in the development of the quarterly newsletter and end-of-year recaps in December.
Conducting Stakeholder outreach, including administering a feedback survey for program improvements.
Conducting outreach regarding EVSE installment at multi-unit dwellings, workplaces, and public parking locations.
Assisting in the promotion and execution of events during the 2021 National Drive Electric Week and planning for the 2022 First Hawaii International Autoshow.
Participating in Clean Cities University webinars and training as assigned.
Attending the STCH Advisory Board meetings.

Enrolled in an undergraduate or graduate degree program from an accredited college or university, or if recently graduated, no more than one-year post-graduation.
Able to work 20 hours per week, including occasional weekends for events.
Have reliable access to the internet and a dedicated workspace for remote work.
Possess the following skills and abilities:
– Strong communication and interpersonal skills contributing to an ability to build relationships.
– Excellent organizational and time-management skills contributing to an ability to effectively manage multiple competing priorities.
– Self-motivated and able to work independently with minimal supervision to accomplish the tasks provided on time.
– A high degree of initiative, a positive attitude, and a willingness to be flexible.

Areas of study: Communications, Environmental Science, Engineering, Sustainable Development, Urban and Regional Planning, Marketing, Public Relations, or related field.
Experience creating social media content and utilizing social media scheduling tools.
Experience conducting public outreach.
Experience developing communications material such as event flyers and newsletters.
Experience with video filming and editing.
Experience creating visually appealing and attention-grabbing charts and graphs from datasets.

To apply: Applications will be accepted until September 2, 2021. To submit your resume and complete the online application here:


Electrical Engineer Design Internship at Alternate Energy
Contact:  Melissa (
Location:  Pearl City, HI

Description: One of Hawai’i’s largest renewable energy providers is currently seeking an Electrical Engineer Design Intern!

Desirable Skills:
– Competent in the use of AutoCAD drafting software.
– Competent in the use of Microsoft Office software, particularly Excel.

The ideal candidate will be responsible for working with our engineering department, focusing on electrical design. The candidate must be strong communicator, detail oriented, and a confident support resource for other team members.
**Please note, this is an unpaid internship unless the applicant has experience. To be discussed at the time of the interview.

About the Company: Alternate Energy Inc. (AEI), founded in 1993, is a locally owned and operated residential and commercial solar energy company specializing in the design and installation for PV, solar water heating, HVAC, solar attic fans, EV charging and electrical contracting.

To apply: Please email your resume, contact information, and a short paragraph expressing your interest as an intern to:

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