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
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: firstname.lastname@example.org 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.