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Research Intern – Takoma Park, MD

Organization: Alliance for Green Heat

Position Title: Research Intern

Location: Takoma Park, MD

Hours & Compensation: Full-time. $300/mo.

Application Deadline: July 19, 2013

Organization Overview:

The Alliance for Green Heat promotes high-efficiency wood combustion as a carbon neutral, sustainable, local and affordable heating solution. As the renewable, low carbon heating fuel of choice for rural Americans, the Alliance seeks to make thermal biomass a key part of national and state renewable energy plans. The Alliance for Green Heat works with environmental and forest organizations, air quality experts, the wood and pellet stove industry and others in the wood burning community to educate the public, the media, and local, state and national policymakers about the potential of wood and pellet heat and its applications to low and middle income populations.

Description:

The Alliance for Green Heat, a non-profit organization promoting cleaner and more efficient wood heat in America, is offering a full-time internship this summer for those interested in climate change and renewable energy policy. Applicants must be juniors in college (or higher), or have equivalent experience. The internship comes with a small stipend to offset the costs of transportation and academic credits can be applied if applicable (please specify in your application if your internship will be for credit). The tenative start date for the internship is July 8th, 2012.

Responsibilities:

This internship will provide an excellent opportunity to learn about promoting renewable energy. This position includes policy research and writing, newsletter creation, website and social media management, as well as a portion of administrative duties.

Qualifications:

Essential to this work is a passion for renewable energy and energy efficiency. Good verbal and written communication skills are essential. Applicants from wood-burning and/or low-income areas are encouraged to apply.

How to Apply: 

We are now accepting applications on a rolling basis. Please send your cover letter and resume to philip@forgreenheat.org. The deadline for applications is July 19th, 2012.

Contact Information:

Job URL: http://www.idealist.org/view/internship/bxnhXd42dK5P/

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