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Policy and Market Research Internship – Washington, D.C.

Organization: U.S. Green Building Council

Position Title: Policy and Market Research Intern

Location: Washington, D.C.

Hours & Compensation: No information given.

Application Deadline: None posted.

Posted On: April 22, 2013.

Organization Overview:

The Council is the nation’s foremost coalition of leaders from across the building industry working to promote buildings that are environmentally responsible, profitable and healthy places to live and work.


The Policy and Market Research Intern will support the U.S. Green Building Council’s global market development efforts by researching green building policies around the world, collecting data and communicating market trends. The Policy and Market Research Internship experience will impart valuable research skills and knowledge of policy making at all levels of government.


  • Ensure the accuracy of existing policy data
  • Research new green building policies at all levels of government
  • Develop materials and resources that communicate successful green building policies
  • Categorize types of green building policies as models for other communities
  • Project manage the collection of global policy data
  • Coordinate with other national green building councils around the world
  • Categorize types of green building policies as models for other communities
  • Synthesize and analyze global green building policies
  • Conduct market research on the global green building industry


  • Current enrollment in an undergraduate or graduate program of study
  • Major or specialization in environmental studies, politics, government, law, architecture, or engineering highly preferred
  • Knowledge of LEED Green Building Rating  System highly preferred
  • International policy experience highly preferred
  • Previous experience in team/office setting preferred
  • Commitment to USGBC’s mission
  • Experience in Microsoft Office required
  • Excellent communication and writing skills required
  • Experience in Adobe Suite preferred, including InDesign, Photoshop, and Illustrator
  • Web management and HTML experience highly preferred
  • Database management experience highly preferred
  • Willingness and ability to learn new skills and software

How to Apply:

  • Email or fax your resume and a letter of interest to our human resources department.
  • Note the title of the position you are applying for and your salary requirements.
  • Submit files as PDFs or Word documents.

Contact Information:

U.S. Green Building Council,

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