Smart Buildings Intern, American Council for an Energy-Efficient Economy

Washington, D.C. 

Organization: American Council for an Energy-Efficient Economy

Type of opportunity: Internship, full-time


  • Provide research support and energy savings analysis on smart buildings technologies and programs for commercial buildings
  • Communicate with external stakeholders and interested parties
  • Perform any other buildings program-related work, as assigned
  • The intern’s work will result in a technical report to be released in November or December 2016
  • The intern will be required to deliver a presentation to ACEEE staff upon completion of the internship showcasing his/her work

Desired qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in a relevant field and working towards an advanced degree in a relevant academic area
  • Interest in and familiarity with a range of energy efficiency policies and/or utility energy efficiency programs preferred. Knowledgeable of commercial building systems and technologies desired
  • Strong internet and interview-based research ability. Experience in research, energy savings analysis, and/or policy strongly preferred
  • Strong writing and oral communication skills required
  • Self-motivation and ability to manage multiple assignments (as needed), work efficiently, and meet deadlines

Start and end dates: This is a 12-week paid internship for summer 2016. The project will require a time commitment of 30-40 hours/week.

Link to more information: Visit the jobs and internships page.

How to apply: Please send a resume with a cover letter and brief (1-2 pages) writing sample to Please use “Smart Buildings Intern” in the subject header. We do not accept calls about our internships.

Application deadline: April 29, 2016