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Energy Policy & Program Fellow – Washington DC

Organization: National Home Performance Council & AnnDyl Policy Group

Position Title: Energy Policy & Program Fellow

Location: Washington DC

Hours & Compensation: Full-time.

Application Deadline: none specified

Organization Overview:

About NHPC

The National Home Performance Council is a nonprofit organization that was founded in 2010 to support and grow the whole-house energy upgrade industry. NHPC works closely with federal governmental agencies, utilities, state programs, contractors, and others to provide cutting edge research and policy analysis aimed at boosting the industry’s growth and profitability. We also work with stakeholders to develop and implement data standards, and work to advance smart grid integration that bridge home performance programs and the private sector.

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About AnnDyl Policy Group

The AnnDyl Policy Group is a policy strategy firm comprised of dedicated professionals committed to developing solutions on matters involving energy and the environment. We proudly offer government affairs and strategic marketing support to clean energy industries, including technology companies, energy trade associations, non-profit organizations, and municipal electric utilities.

AnnDyl executives and staff have unparalleled access to key policy makers, due in large part to years of Capitol Hill experience and relationships cultivated with Members of Congress, Congressional committees, federal agencies as well as members of leading energy efficiency, renewable energy, utility organizations and coalitions.

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The National Home Performance Council and AnnDyl Policy Group, two small, but growing organizations that work closely with each other to advance energy efficiency, smart grid and clean energy policy in the U.S., are seeking a fellow to work jointly with both organizations starting September 09, 2013. This is a six-month fellowship.

The fellow will provide support to both organizations and must be capable of balancing between the long-term research agenda of NHPC and the short-term legislative needs of AnnDyl. This is a great opportunity for a student or recent graduate to learn more about the policy and programs that drive the energy efficiency industry, and to gain experience in nonprofit management.


  • Support the research, writing, and stakeholder engagement efforts;
  • Conduct outreach, education, and other marketing and communications activities;
  • Contribute to the execution of board and stakeholder meetings and events; and
  • Assist with administrative, operational duties and communications with Capitol Hill.


The ideal candidate will have:

  • Excellent writing and oral communication skills.
  • Strong research and documentation skills. Experience working with large data sets and/or databases is strongly preferred but not required.
  • Strong organizational skills, attention to detail, and professionalism.
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team, prioritize tasks, and manage time effectively.
  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent in public policy, environmental studies, planning, or other relevant field. A completed Bachelor’s degree is not required, but should be in progress.
  • Research experience in and/or familiarity with energy policy, energy efficiency, smart grid and/or building science is preferred but not required.

How to Apply: 

This position is located in Washington, D.C. A stipend is available for full-time candidates. This internship requires is a minimum 6 month commitment. Interested candidates should send their CV/resume and a cover letter to

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