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Federal Outreach Intern

Reference   (Please mention Stopdodo/Environment Jobs in your application)
Sectors Sustainability, Climate, CSR, EMS
Location Virginia - America North
Town/City Arlington
Type Temporary / Contract / Seasonal
Status Full Time
Level Voluntary & Interns
Company Name Center for Climate and Energy Solutions
Contact Name
Website Further Details / Applications
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Directory Entry : C2ES – the Center for Climate and Energy Solutions – an independent, nonpartisan, nonprofit organization working to advance strong policy and action to address the twin challenges of energy and climate change.
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IMPORTANT:  This Advertiser has requested that applicants MUST be National Residents / Valid Work Permit-holders.  Other applicants need not apply.


Application deadline: Rolling until position filled
Starting Date: September 2012
End Date: Flexible

Responsibilities include:

  • Helping C2ES staff educate federal policy makers on climate change science and policy, and related energy policy
  • Helping C2ES staff inform the press and the public about the climate- and energy-related activities of Congress and federal agencies (e.g. EPA, Energy Department, State Department)
  • Tracking the activities of federal agencies pertaining to climate change and related energy policy
  • Tracking Congressional legislation pertaining to climate change and related energy policy; Summarizing relevant Congressional hearings and briefings


  • College graduate or graduate student in environmental or energy policy, political science, or related field
  • Familiarity with the climate change issue and related energy policy
  • Top-notch writing, editing, research, and analytic skills?Attention to detail
  • Willingness to pitch in at all levels

Status: Full- or part-time internship
Compensation: Stipend

About the Center for Climate and Energy Solutions:
C2ES is the successor to the Pew Center on Global Climate Change, founded in 1998 with the support of the Pew Charitable Trusts, and widely recognized in the United States and abroad as a credible, independent force for pragmatic climate action. Named the world’s top environmental think tank in 2011 by the University of Pennsylvania, the nonpartisan Pew Center was a trusted source of information and analysis, a bridge between diverse interests, and a leader in catalyzing constructive business engagement.

C2ES builds on this strong foundation, with the Pew Center’s founder, Eileen Claussen, and its senior team continuing to lead the effort. Principal activities include: providing timely, impartial information and analysis on the scientific, economic, technological and policy dimensions of climate and energy challenges; convening business, environmentalists, other stakeholders and policymakers to develop consensus solutions; working with members of its Business Environmental Leadership Council and others to take action on the ground; and working with policymakers and stakeholders to promote pragmatic, effective policies at the state, national and international levels. For more information about C2ES, visit http://www.c2es.org/

To apply, please submit a cover letter and resume through one of the following:

Email: hr@c2es.org

Fax: 703-841-1422

Center for Climate and Energy Solutions
Attn: Federal Outreach Internship
2101 Wilson Boulevard, Suite 550
Arlington, VA 22201

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