Monday, November 30, 2015

Spring Internships with the Solar Energy Industries Association (SEIA)

SEIA is the national trade association of solar energy manufacturers, project developers, distributors, contractors, installers, architects, consultants and financiers. Established in 1974, SEIA works to make solar energy a mainstream and significant energy source by expanding markets, strengthening the industry, and educating the public on the benefits of solar energy.

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Research Internship

SEIA is looking for a spring intern to work on a variety of high-priority research projects focused on the U.S. solar industry. Internship duties will include, but are not limited to: solar industry and energy policy research, data collection and analysis, construction of data visuals, and professional writing (that could include fact sheets, reports and/or web content). Prospective applicants will have the opportunity to work alongside passionate and talented individuals in a fast-paced Washington DC environment, with responsibilities that touch on all aspects of SEIA’s research agenda.

Government Affairs Internship

SEIA is looking for 2 government affairs interns to work with our federal and state affairs departments. The ideal candidates will be available 20-40 hours per week, demonstrate an interest in energy and environmental policy, and possess strong writing skills. Candidates should also have an understanding of the legislative process, keep up with current events, and have the ability to multitask in a fast‐paced environment. Computer literacy (online research, familiarity with Word, Excel, etc.) is expected.

Interns at SEIA will have the opportunity to be a part of a fast-paced high-energy government affairs team and to participate in federal and state advocacy efforts on behalf of the solar energy industry. The interns will be involved in all aspects of SEIA’s government affairs agenda, including renewable electricity standards, public lands, transmission, tax policy, and appropriations. Those with a legal background can be expected to assist on regulatory filings and proceedings.


Membership Internship

Internship duties will include, but are not limited to: assisting in member services, CRM database initiatives, business development, event planning, and marketing. Prospective applicants will have the opportunity to work alongside passionate and talented individuals in a fast-paced Washington DC environment, with responsibilities that touch on all aspects of SEIA’s agenda.