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Coolest internships

Altaeros Energies offers interns few perks, but technology is lure

What makes internships at Altaeros Energies so cool? Three words: Flying wind turbines.

Altaeros is developing high-altitude wind turbines that would float on balloon-like, helium-filled fabric shrouds to generate power from the strong, steady winds high in the atmosphere. Interns are playing a major role in this big idea; in fact, half of the 10 workers in this start-up are interns.

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