Research Intern – Washington, DC
Organization: Solar Energy Industries Association
Job Title: Research Intern
Location: Washington, DC
Hours and Compensation: Unpaid, a transportation stipend is available, should be available to work 15-40 hours of work/week for the duration of the fall semester
Position Dates: Start July or August, 2012 until the end of fall semester
Application Deadline: July 15th, 2012
Posted On: June 28th, 2012
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.
SEIA is looking for 1‐2 interns to work on a variety of high-priority research projects focused on the U.S. solar industry. 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.
(may include but are not limited to)
- solar industry and energy policy research
- data collection and analysis
- information modeling
- professional writing (that could include fact sheets, reports and/or web content).
Candidates should be available to work 15-40 hours per week for the duration of the fall semester. Ideal applicants will have an interest in energy and environmental policy and previous professional or academic experience in policy research and analysis. Extensive experience with Microsoft Excel is preferred, but not required. A top applicant will be a detail-oriented self-starter with strong communication skills across all mediums and a demonstrated ability to think critically. While the start date is flexible, preferred candidates will be available to begin work as soon as possible.
Academic Majors: Graduate and Undergraduate students in business (management or finance), economics, public policy, political science or related field.
How to Apply
Please submit a cover letter and resume to Shawn Rumery, Research Associate, External Affairs at firstname.lastname@example.org. Postions are open until filled.