Emerging Professionals & Students

What do we offer?

In our effort to create on-ramps into the NESEA community, we currently provide the following to emerging professionals and students:

NESEA is creating opportunities for enrichment and engagement that will ultimately further our mission over the long term. By supporting people early in their careers, we ensure a thriving NESEA community when today’s students and emerging professionals become tomorrow’s industry leaders.

If you would like to support these efforts, you can make a donation to the Emerging Professionals program here.

BE the Future: NESEA's Scholarship Program

BuildingEnergy Boston 2016 saw the launch of the “BE the Future” initiative, catalyzed by NESEA board member Phil Kaplan. In this program, participating sponsors directly fund current students' full-day passes to the BuildingEnergy Boston conference and one-year NESEA Memberships. We also offer these opportunities to a limited-number of emerging professionals, defined as any individual who has been working in their field for five years or less.  Read more...

The Kate Goldstein Fund for Emerging Professionals

The Kate Goldstein Fund for Emerging Professionals supports scholarships to BuildingEnergy conferences for individuals who have been working in renewable energy, high-performance building, or a related industry for less than five years.  Read More...


For more information on these initiatives, or to get involved with NESEA's Emerging Professionals program, email fmacgregor@nesea.org

Our Mission

NESEA advances the adoption of sustainable energy practices in the built environment by cultivating a community where practitioners share, collaborate and learn.