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Policy and Research Intern – Washington, DC

Organization: The Alliance to Save Energy

Job Title: Policy and Research Intern

Location: Washington, DC

Hours and Compensation: Full time (37 hours per week), Paid $11/hour

Position Dates: September 10th, 2012 – December 14th, 2012

Application Deadline: August 3rd, 2012

Posted On: July 27th, 2012

Responsibilities

 

Conducting research and data collection on a wide range of topics, which could include:

Climate change policy

Federal energy management

Building energy codes

Smart growth

Vehicle fuel economy

Tax incentives

Energy efficiency in the electricity sector

Supporting the team’s work in summarizing and analyzing legislation

Attending/covering Congressional hearings

Tracking state and federal legislation

Helping to maintain contact information databases

Helping to put together advocacy information packets

Helping to draft letters, fact sheets and other documents

Delivering documents to the Hill

Calling Hill staffers

Projects the intern will work on:

Legislative summaries and analysis,

State energy efficiency policy tracking,

Federal energy efficiency policy areas: building codes, appliance standards, retrofit incentives, building labeling, utilities, industry, federal energy use, transportation, and tax incentives.

Qualifications

Interpersonal skills

Intellectual curiosity

Ability to work independently and multitask

The initiative and interest to use “down time” to enhance understanding of energy efficiency policy

Excellent writing and editing skills

Comfortable making cold calls to Hill staffers

How to Apply

Please send a resume, relevant writing sample and cover letter to internship@ase.org by Friday, August 3, 2012. Please specify “Policy & Research Internship” in the subject line of the email. Cover letters can be addressed to “Internship Coordinators.” Incomplete applications will not be reviewed.

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