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Renewable Policy and Green Power Market Internship

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Sectors Sustainability, Climate, CSR, EMS
Type Temporary / Contract / Seasonal
Status Part Time / Per Day
Level Voluntary & Interns
Company Name NREL
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Directory Entry : The National Renewable Energy Laboratory - NREL - is the only federal laboratory dedicated to the research, development, commercialization and deployment of renewable energy and energy efficiency technologies.
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Renewable Policy and Green Power Market Internship
Golden, CO
Student RPP
The National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) is a leader in the U.S. Department of Energy’s effort to secure an energy future that is both environmentally and economically sustainable. With locations in Golden, Boulder and Washington D.C., NREL is the primary laboratory for research, development and deployment of renewable energy technologies in the United States. The NREL mission is to develop renewable energy and energy efficient technologies and practices, advance related science and engineering, and transfer knowledge and innovation to address the nation’s energy and environmental goals.
A student internship is available immediately in the National Renewable Energy Laboratory's (NREL) Strategic Energy Analysis Center in our Golden, Colorado Office. The position would be part time (15-25 hours per week) in the Fall of 2014 with potential extension into Spring and Summer 2015.
The candidate will support a variety of tasks related to renewable energy policies and the voluntary green power market in NREL's Strategic Energy Analysis Center. The successful candidate will have strong research and writing skills.

The candidate will support renewable energy policy, market, and regulatory projects through data collection, literature reviews, industry interviews, writing, and spreadsheet analysis.

Possible key projects include:
• Support analysis of the benefits of renewable portfolio standards (RPSs) by examining the location of renewable energy generators used to meet RPS compliance.
• Support research projects examining distributed solar policies, including rate impacts of distributed generation, utility business models, RPS compliance issues, and grid benefits.
• Support efforts to track the size and status of the voluntary market (corporate and institutional purchasers of renewable energy), including compiling data, tracking news, and researching green power programs offered by utilities and marketers.
Must be enrolled as a full-time student in a degree granting program, or graduated in the past 12 months from an accredited institution.

Internship period cannot exceed 12 months past graduation.

Minimum of a 3.0 cumulative grade point average.

Please Note:
Be sure to attach your current transcript (unoffical transcripts are acceptable) on the "Submit Attachments" Page during the application process in order for your GPA and student status to be verified.
Must be enrolled as a full-time student in a degree granting program, or graduated in the past 12 months from an accredited institution.
Master's degree student in environmental studies, economics, law, policy, or business, with background in renewable energy, engineering, or other relevant field.

Excellent research, written communication, and Excel and PowerPoint skills.

Knowledge and experience in one or more:
- Corporate sustainability
- Clean energy market and policy analysis
- Electricity regulation
- Renewable energy deployment and technology
NREL is dedicated to the principles of equal employment opportunity. NREL promotes a work environment that does not discriminate against workers or job applicants and prohibits unlawful discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, age, marital status, ancestry, actual or perceived sexual orientation, or veteran status, including special disabled veterans.

NREL validates right to work using E-Verify. NREL will provide the Social Security Administration (SSA) and, if necessary, the Department of Homeland Security (DHS), with information from each new employee’s Form I-9 to confirm work authorization. For additional information, please see www.nrel.gov/employment/eeo.html.
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