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Climate & Energy Intern: Climate-Compatible Development in the Caribbean — Washington, D.C.

Organization: Worldwatch Institute

Job Title: Climate & Energy Intern: Climate-Compatible Development in the Caribbean

Location: Washington, D.C.

Hours and Compensation: Part time/full time (flexible) – unpaid

Application Deadline: rolling

Position Dates: 3 months (and flexible for longer commitment) starting in January 2013

Posted On: Jan. 8, 2013

Organization Overview

Climate & Energy Program, Worldwatch Institute: Worldwatch’s Climate & Energy program identifies key components of energy and transportation systems that aim to de-carbonize the global economy, boost energy efficiency, spur innovation and job creation, address resource scarcity, and reduce local environmental pollution. Our team focuses on a variety of important topics including international climate policy and finance, climate-compatible development strategies, and small-scale renewable energy entrepreneurship.


The Worldwatch Institute, headquartered in Washington DC, seeks to hire DC-based interns to work in our Climate & Energy program. The successful candidate will work closely with Institute staff to conduct research and analysis on issues related to international climate negotiations, climate finance, renewable energy policy, and low-emissions development strategies, with a particular geographic focus on the Caribbean region.


  • Track and analyze climate and energy data and policies throughout the Caribbean region;
  • Contribute to climate finance research;
  • Assist the Climate & Energy team in ongoing research projects;
  • Contribute to proposal development;
  • Contribute to Worldwatch publications, including reports, blogs, and policy papers;


  • Demonstrated strong interest in both climate & energy issues;
  • Advanced degree in environmental policy, economics, international affairs, government and legal studies, natural resource management, or other relevant field;
  • Excellent writing skills
  • Excellent quantitative and qualitative research skills, and the ability to understand and articulate sophisticated economic, policy and technical analyses;
  • French/Spanish language skills preferred

How to Apply

To apply, please email a resume, cover letter, and a brief (2-3 page) writing sample, as well as any other relevant material to Katie Auth: with ‘Climate & Energy Internship” in the subject line.

No telephone calls, please. Due to the volume of applications we receive, we will contact only those persons selected for an interview.



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