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Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative (RGGI), Intern

Reference   (Please mention Stopdodo/Environment Jobs in your application)
Sectors Sustainability, Climate, CSR, EMS
Type Temporary / Contract / Seasonal
Status Full Time
Level Voluntary & Interns
Deadline 31/01/2017
Company Name Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative, Inc
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Website Further Details / Applications
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IMPORTANT:  This Advertiser has requested that applicants MUST be National Residents / Valid Work Permit-holders.  Other applicants need not apply.



The Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative, Inc. (RGGI, Inc.) seeks to hire a (unpaid, for-credit) student intern for the Spring 2017 semester.


RGGI, Inc. is a non-profit corporation established to support the implementation of RGGI---the nation’s first mandatory, market-based program to reduce greenhouse gas emissions. The nine states participating in RGGI have reduced carbon pollution while supporting economic growth, and reinvesting in a cleaner and more efficient energy system. Interning at RGGI, Inc. offers an exciting opportunity to learn more about how this successful program works on a daily basis, and to gain experience in greenhouse gas reduction, energy programs, and policy communications.


Candidates must be full-time students, and may use the internship to earn academic credit. The internship is scheduled for February through May 2017. Start dates, end dates, and hours are flexible according to the intern’s class schedule, but it is expected that interns could commit to 6-10 hours per week.


Working with the Communications Manager and other RGGI, Inc. staff, the intern will assist in the monitoring and tracking of RGGI allowances, auction proceeds, and electricity use in the RGGI region. The intern will also assist in keeping stakeholders, the media, and the public informed about RGGI.


Potential tasks include:


  • Monitoring RGGI’s presence in the news media and summarizing trends.
  • Researching and reviewing databases, spreadsheets, and economic modeling.
  • Assisting with the preparation of presentations, graphs, fact sheets, summaries of academic reports, and other materials.
  • Assisting with updates and improvements to the website.




Qualifications include:


  • Strong research and written communication skills.
  • Coursework or experience in communications, media relations, economics, environmental science and/or policy.
  • Proficiency in MS Office and Excel.
  • Positive attitude with motivation to take on new projects.
  • Familiarity with greenhouse gas emissions programs a plus.
  • Full time undergraduate or graduate student.


To apply, please send a cover letter and resume to ( info@rggi.org) by Jan 31, 2017. Applicants will be considered on a rolling basis.

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