Tuesday, April 12, 2016

Paid Policy & Research Summer Internship with the Alliance to Save Energy

The Alliance to Save Energy is seeking an organized, attentive, and motivated Policy & Research Intern. The ideal candidate has strong writing and communication skills, an interest in energy policy, and the ability to work independently and multitask in a fast-paced environment.
Duties will include:
·        Conducting research and data collection on a wide variety of topics, including federal energy management, building energy codes, vehicle fuel economy, tax incentives, energy efficiency in the electrical sector, etc.
·        Supporting the team’s work in summarizing and analyzing legislation.
·        Attending and covering Congressional hearings and other events.
·        Tracking federal legislation.
·        Maintaining contact information databases.
·        Assembling advocacy packets and other materials.
·        Drafting letters, fact sheets, and other documents.
·        Staffing front desk and answering phones.

Required skills and qualifications:
·        Bachelor’s Degree preferred
·        Strong interpersonal skills and experience working as part of a team.
·        Excellent writing and editing skills.
·        Ability to work independently, multitask, and take ownership over projects/assignments
·        Self-motivated and dependable.
·        Intellectual curiosity and an interest in energy efficiency policy.
·        Comfort with initiating professional interactions with Congressional staff and Alliance Associates. 

The internship begins June 1 and runs through mid-August (date flexible depending on start of Fall semester) at Alliance headquarters in Washington, D.C. The internship will be paid ($11.50/hour). This is a full-time position and we are unable to consider applicants who will be enrolled in a full-time course load during the internship term.Application instructions:
Application instructions:
Please attach a cover letter and writing sample with your resume. Cover letters can be addressed to "Internship Coordinators." Final candidates will be asked to take a writing test. No phone calls, please.