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Electric Vehicle Policy Internship, International Council on Clean Transportation – Washington, DC

Organization: International Council on Clean Transportation

Position Title: Electric Vehicle Policy Internship 2015-2016

Location: Washington, DC

Dates and compensation: The intern would start as soon as possible, ideally by early August 2015. The internship could be from 4-9 months. The internship will be paid, with salary commensurate with experience. The intern will work in our downtown Washington, DC office.; The range for university students is from $1,900-2,100, masters students is $2,100-$2,300, and for doctoral students is $2,300-$2,600

Application Deadline: Position open until filled

Description: The intern will help us research the status of the electric vehicle market and the leading policies to promote the new technology. This internship will likely support two electric vehicle projects – one that is US-focused, and one that is focused on the major global auto markets. The US-based electric vehicle project is a follow-on to the ICCT recent work, including a US state electric vehicle incentive report, and a US city-focused project that is nearing completion. The second project is to help the ICCT support an international consortium of governments in analyzing available analyzing the impact of electric vehicles on greenhouse gas emission reductions and drafting a synthesis report on the optimal design of electric vehicle fiscal incentives (including subsidies, tax credits, tax exemptions).

The overarching purpose for this work is to help the world more quickly understand the optimal policies for the promotion of electric vehicles. The primary tasks will be to collect information, analyze the data, and summarize the analysis in short reports. By the end of the internship, we would expect that the intern would co-author at least one high-profile ICCT report and gain valuable experience in the hot and growing field of electric vehicles.

Qualifications:

  • A good working understanding of vehicle policy
  • Research experience on vehicle technology
  • Excellent proficiency in English
  • Strong research and organizational skills
  • Excellent quantitative and analytical skills

How to Apply: Please send your resume, a cover letter (as an attachment) summarizing your qualifications and experiences, a short writing or project sample, and the name and contact information of three references (letters not necessary) to internships@theicct.org with the subject line “Electric vehicle internship 2015.” The ICCT is an equal opportunity employer.

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