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Solar and Renewable Policy 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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Website Further Details / Applications
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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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IMPORTANT:  This Advertiser has requested that applicants MUST be National Residents / Valid Work Permit-holders.  Other applicants need not apply.


Solar and Renewable Policy 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 in 2014-2015 (10-20 hours per week).
The candidate will support a variety of tasks related to domestic and international energy policy and market research in NREL's Strategic Energy Analysis Center. The successful candidate will have strong research, writing, and quantitative skills.

Support renewable energy policy, market, and regulatory projects through data collection, literature reviews, industry interviews, writing, and spreadsheet analysis.
Possible key projects include:
• Support research projects examining distributed solar policies, including rate impacts of distributed generation, utility business models, and grid benefits.
• Examine the interplay between federal solar incentives and state RPS compliance costs. Help assess how state costs and compliance may change with modified federal incentives.
• Support efforts to track and summarize best practices in the integration of renewable energy into the grid.
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 and written communication skills.

Knowledge and experience in one or more:
- Clean energy market and policy analysis
- Electricity regulation
- Renewable energy deployment and technology

Minimum 3.0 GPA in the last completed semester.
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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