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Clean Energy Fellowships (4) — Washington, D.C.

Organization: Biomass Thermal Energy Council

Job Title: Clean Energy Fellowship

Location: Washington, D.C.

Hours and Compensation: full time – $500/month

Application Deadline: Nov. 26, 2012

Position Dates: January 2, 2013 – April 12, 2013 with extensions are possible and determined by performance and needs.

Posted On: Nov. 7, 2012

Organization Overview

Technology Transition Corporation (TTC,, the management company for the Biomass Thermal Energy Council (BTEC), has several fellowship positions available in its Clean Energy Fellowship Program for its non-profit clean energy associations beginning in January 2013.

TTC provides advocacy and consulting services to the renewable and clean energy industries. Since 1986, we have partnered with companies and built coalitions to advance the development of energy technologies. Our clients include Fortune 100 corporations, start-ups, leading universities, and government agencies.


TTC Clean Energy Fellows are typically qualified college-level, graduate students, and recent graduates but can also include individuals looking to expand their knowledge in the clean energy sector. You can expect to develop significant experience in a broad array of clean energy technologies and industries by becoming immediately in the programs TTC manages to advance the use of clean energy. The fellowships include policy, research, writing, and marketing/ communications opportunities with some of TTC’s client organizations. For a full description of tasks and skills required per position, please visit


1) Engineering and Technical Communications

The Biomass Thermal Energy Council (BTEC) and Hydrogen Education Foundation (HEF) have a fellowship opening for student or recent college graduate with an engineering degree. Applicants should have some knowledge of the energy industry and be able to understand technical publications.

2) Policy and Government Affairs

TTC have a Policy/Government Affairs position available for several of its clients have a position available for researching, monitoring, and reporting on renewable energy legislation and regulations at the federal, state and regional level. This position requires the candidate be familiar with a variety of online resources, databases, and news sources to research proposals and developments that impact renewable energy markets. The individual may also be asked to reach out to state agencies in collection of data. Some membership and potential member interaction may also be assigned.

The ideal candidate should have excellent research, writing, and communication skills. A political science background is desired.

3) Marketing and Client Communication

The American Biogas Council (ABC) and Secure Sustainability Institute (SSI) have a position available for a Clean Energy Fellow to provide staff support to client managers in support of membership development, database updating, communications, and meeting preparations. This position requires the candidate have strong marketing and communication skills. The ideal candidate should also have familiarity with sustainable agricultural and/or wastewater treatment practices.

4) Research, Writing, and Communications

TTC has a full-time opening for a student or recent graduate with research and/or marketing/communications experience to assist staff in support of TTC’s hydrogen clients. This fellowship allows for direct communication and collaboration with numerous stakeholders and industry leaders in hydrogen and fuel cells.

The ideal candidates should have well developed research and writing skills and preferably Marketing/Communications experience with some knowledge in renewable energy. The candidates should also be assertive, detail oriented, and able to work independently and perform well with firm deadlines.


  • Ability to work well within a team structure
  • Enthusiasm
  • Dependability

How to Apply

Email with your cover letter, resume, and writing sample to the attention of Brian Schorr, Operations Manager. Include in the subject line “Engineering Fellowship” for the first fellowship, “Policy” for the second fellowship, “Marketing” for the third fellowship, and “Hydrogen” in the fourth fellowship.

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