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Breakthrough Generation paid summer fellowship-Oakland, CA

Organization: The breakthrough Institute

Position Title: paid summer fellowship

Location: Oakland, CA. 

Hours & Compensation: 40 hours/week. $500/week.

Application Deadline: February 17, 2014


Internship description

The Breakthrough Generation fellowship is Breakthrough Institute’s young leaders initiative, founded in 2007 to foster the development of a new generation of thinkers and writers capable of finding pragmatic new solutions to today’s greatest challenges in the areas of energy, economy, and environment.

Every summer from June to August, Breakthrough Generation offers a small number of paid, highly competitive, ten-week fellowships to recent college graduates and postgraduates from around the world. The first two weeks are dedicated to Breakthrough Bootcamp, an intellectual crash course involving intensive reading, writing, and an expert lecture series designed to provide a grounding in the broad-spectrum thinking that informs Breakthrough’s policy agenda. For the remainder of the fellowship, fellows work in small teams divided between three program areas: Energy & ClimateConservation & Development, and Economic Growth & Innovation. Supervised by policy staff, fellows produce policy white papers, reports, and memos.

Previous projects have been featured in the New York TimesNewsweekTime Magazine, the Financial Times, theWall Street Journal, the Harvard Law and Policy Journal, among others, as well as in Congressional testimony. Fellows may be considered for full-time employment following the fellowship.

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