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Energy Policy Internship — Washington, D.C.


Job Title: Energy Policy Internship

Location: Washington, D.C.

Hours and Compensation: part-time and a small stipend

Application Deadline: rolling

Position Dates: Winter with the possibility of extension

Posted On: Nov. 21, 2012

Organization Overview

The mission of is to facilitate substantive public dialogue on energy policy issues, and make that dialogue available as a resource to the American people, policymakers, and the media. It is our belief that this ongoing exchange will lead to better-informed and more effective U.S. energy policies. also offers a comprehensive energy resource portal, which includes an Events Calendar, a Library of reports, legislation, white papers, etc., recent news headlines related to energy, and new energy legislation. Importantly, is not an advocacy organization and has no partisan, economic, technological, or environmental agenda. Our goal is simply to foster expert discussion and aggregate energy resources to provide to the American public.


  • Work directly with Program Director to advance key programmatic initiatives such as content development, website administration, online/social marketing and communications, and event planning
  • Review new and existing energy sector literature, identifying compelling issues for Expert discussion
  • Assist in managing the online Resource Library and Events Calendar
  • Identify industry, advocacy, and nonprofit groups, as well as leading energy sector experts, to engage in dialogue
  • Interface with Congressional offices, and industry, advocacy, and nonprofit groups
  • Attend conferences and events
  • Help an exciting start-up organization develop and deliver its mission


  • Exceptional verbal and written communications skills
  • Familiarity with and interest in energy issues
  • Understanding of policy making process, including the roles of industry, advocacy and non-profit organizations
  • Proficiency with online tools and media, and knowledge of online community development
  • Pleasant, upbeat attitude

How to Apply

To apply, please submit a cover letter, résumé, and a brief, relevant writing sample to Michael Spiak, Program Coordinator, at Please contact same with any questions.

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