Emerging Professionals & Students

Current Opportunity

We are currently accepting applications for our spring conference scholarship cycle. You can read more about this opportunity here.

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 full-day passes to BuildingEnergy conferences and one-year NESEA Memberships for current students and emerging professionals.  Read more...

The Kate Goldstein Fund for Emerging Professionals

In 2014, NESEA established the Kate Goldstein Fund for Emerging Professionals to honor Kate’s legacy of leadership, innovation, and ingenuity. Donations to this fund underwrite NESEA's efforts to recognize and support emerging leaders within our community as we continue to diversify our leadership and membership in terms of age, race, and gender identity.  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.