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Policy & Research Internship

Reference   (Please mention Stopdodo/Environment Jobs in your application)
Sectors Sustainability, Climate, CSR, EMS
Location District of Columbia - America North
Town/City Washington DC
Type Temporary / Contract / Seasonal
Status Full Time
Level Voluntary & Interns
Company Name The Alliance to Save Energy
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Website Further Details / Applications
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Directory Entry : Environmental Jobs in the USA with...The Alliance to Save Energy began in response to a critical period in our nation’s energy history – decades later it continues its mission to create an energy-efficient world.
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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 Alliance to Save Energy is seeking an organized, attentive, and motivated Policy & Research Intern. The ideal candidate has strong writing and communication skills, an interest in energy policy, and the ability to work independently and multitask in a fast-paced environment.

Duties will include:
  • Conducting research and data collection on a wide variety of topics, including federal energy management, building energy codes, vehicle fuel economy, tax incentives, energy efficiency in the electrical sector, etc.
  • Supporting the team’s work in summarizing and analyzing legislation.
  • Attending and covering Congressional hearings and other events.
  • Tracking federal legislation.
  • Maintaining contact information databases.
  • Assembling advocacy packets and other materials.
  • Drafting letters, fact sheets, and other documents.
  • Staffing front desk and answering phones.


Required skills/qualifications:
  • Bachelor’s Degree preferred
  • Strong interpersonal skills and experience working as part of a team.
  • Excellent writing and editing skills.
  • Ability to work independently, multitask, and take ownership over projects/assignments
  • Self-motivated and dependable.
  • Intellectual curiosity and an interest in energy efficiency policy.
  • Comfort with initiating professional interactions with Congressional staff and Alliance Associates.


The internship begins in October and runs through the end of the year (date flexible depending on start of Spring semester) at Alliance headquarters in Washington, D.C. The internship will be paid ($11.50/hour). Although a full-time position is preferred, we will consider applicants who will be enrolled in a full-time course load during the internship term.

Application instructions:

Please attach a cover letter and writing sample with your resume. Cover letters can be addressed to "Internship Coordinators." Final candidates will be asked to take a writing test. No phone calls, please.


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