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2024 Net Zero Emerging Leaders


The Net Zero Emerging Leaders Internship grants are given to Oregon-serving architecture and engineering firms to employ students for a 12-week paid internship. The interns assist with the firms’ American Institute of Architects’ AIA 2030 Commitment, Carbon Leadership Forum’s MEP 2040 Commitment or Structural Engineering institute’s SE 2050 Commitment.

Energy Trust awarded grants to six firms, Bora Architecture & Interiors, DCI Engineers, Holmes Architects, MWA Architects, Opsis Architecture, and Studio.e Architecture to employ interns from January to April 2024.


Mentors at Participating Firms

Corey Squire
Bora Architecture & Interiors
Jessica Martinez
DCI Engineers
Megan Stringers
Holmes Architects
Celia Crawford
MWA Architects
Heather DeGrella
Opsis Architecture
Jan Fillinger
Studio.e Architecture