The Oregon State University Energy Efficiency Center and Industrial Assessment Center (OSU EEC/IAC) is always looking for motivated engineering, business, or science students with a passion for problem solving and a desire to learn about various different industries. Students graduate with the skills and abilities needed to succeed in today's high-demand, fast paced energy industry.

Positions for Every Field!

  • Mechanical
  • Industrial
  • Environmental
  • Chemical
  • Electrical
  • Computer Science
  • Business and Marketing

What does the EEC/IAC do?

The Oregon State University Energy Efficiency Center and Industrial Assessment Center (OSU EEC/IAC) offers small and medium-sized manufacturers, agricultural producers, municipal facilities, university facilities and others on-site assessments. Student teams led by engineering faculty visit Northwest sites to seek ways to increase profits by increasing productivity and reducing energy use and waste. Within 60 days, the EEC sends a report to the client with analysis and specific recommendations to improve efficiency. Since 1986, the OSU EEC/IAC has:

  • Performed 700+ assessments
  • Saved an average of $230,500 annually per industrial facility
  • Total recommended energy savings of 10,333,380 MMBtu per year (enough to power 50,000 homes a year)

Why get involved?

  • Practical industrial work experience for your resume
  • Apply your coursework to solving industrial problems
  • Gain experience working with multi-disciplinary teams
  • Develop team leadership skills
  • Learn about a wide variety of manufacturing processes
  • Flexible work schedule (Set your own working hours)

Alumni Benefits

The OSU EEC/IAC is part of a larger network. Our Center is mostly funded through the Department of Energy (DOE) that sponsors the Industrial Assessment Centers (IAC) across the U.S. This network and the practical experiences you gain can connect you with future employers.

Click the link to find out more about Why Employers Are Hiring Industrial Assessment Center Graduates.