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Technology Impact Intern (Hybrid)

Posting Date: February 26, 2024
Be a part of Alberta’s transformation to a low carbon economy.
Apply your skills in clean technology and communication and belong to a team of dedicated professionals working on Alberta’s climate priorities.

Who are we?

Emissions Reduction Alberta (ERA) was established to accelerate the development of innovative technologies that reduce greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions and secure Alberta’s success in a lower carbon economy. We deliver our mandate by investing revenues from the carbon price paid by large emitters in Alberta into innovative technologies that reduce greenhouse gas emissions and increase economic competitiveness.

ERA is a key partner of the Government of Alberta in addressing climate innovation priorities, and actively engages with industry and other organizations to identify opportunities to accelerate technology scale up and demonstration where there is an identified market need.

More information about ERA’s mandate, vision, and strategic priorities can be found at

About this Opportunity

Make an impact! ERA is seeking a Technology Impact Intern. Reporting to ERA’s Technology Impact Director as part of the Technology & Innovation team, this position supports the development and communication of key learnings from technology and innovation projects across ERA’s $950M portfolio to accelerate decarbonization in the province of Alberta.

To be effective in this role the candidate must:

  • Be passionate about innovation and emissions reduction technology and have an interest in directly contributing to the emissions reduction mandate of ERA.
  • Be able to understand complex technical information and synthesize it in layman’s terms, in writing, presentation, and verbal formats. 
  • Be highly organized, possessing strong project coordination, time management, technical communication, and analytical skills.
  • Enjoy working with a team of professionals with a variety of skill sets.
  • Have the ability to work efficiently and collaboratively and ask questions when needed. 

 About the Position

  • Work with ERA’s technical and communications staff as well as funding recipients from industry to document, synthesize, and communicate lessons learned from key technology and innovation projects funded by ERA.
  • Develop communication material describing key learnings and projects from ERA’s portfolio, spanning the areas of hydrogen, carbon capture, methane, renewables, oil and gas, and more. 
  • Collaborate and coordinate with teammates and funding recipients to develop and implement processes for storytelling and communication to maximize ERA’s impact, such as podcasts, webinars, workshops, and presentation material.
  • Provide support to ERA’s technology intake process and competitive funding calls, such as notetaking and screening proposals.
  • Ensure integrity and consistency of public-facing project information.

Qualifications and Skills

  • Be in progress of completing a technical post-secondary degree. 
  • Understand a variety of decarbonization technologies at a conceptual level. 
  • Be a strong communicator, able to understand complex technical information and synthesize it in layman’s terms, in writing, presentation, and verbal formats. 
  • Strive to work cross-organizationally with various parts of ERA’s team. 
  • Interact professionally with ERA recipients and external contractors. 


  • Strong organizational and time-management ability, with attention to detail.
  • Ability to perform and prioritize multiple tasks, competing agendas and demands.
  • Proven analytical, critical thinking, and problem-solving skills.
  • Research, writing, presentation and editing skills.
  • Thrives in both well-defined and ambiguous planning and project cycles. Capable of engaging with team members to define outcomes and achieve results.

Compensation and Location

This is a full-time role from May to August 2024.  The pay range for this position is $19-$23/hour, dependent on skill set and qualifications.

This role will be located at either ERA’s Edmonton or Calgary office, with a preference towards Edmonton, but candidates from anywhere within driving distance of Edmonton or Calgary are welcome to apply. In recognition of the flexible needs of team members, ERA has adopted a hybrid work policy with a minimum of three days working in the office.

Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion

In addition to the above skills and experience, Emissions Reduction Alberta is committed to an equitable, diverse, and inclusive workforce and Board. Applications from all qualified persons are welcome and we encourage women; First Nations, Métis and Inuit; members of visible minority groups; persons with disabilities; persons of any sexual orientations or gender identity and expression; and all those who may contribute to the further diversification of ideas to apply.


To apply for this position, please submit a cover letter and resume to Emissions Reduction Alberta at no later than close of business on March 15, 2024.