Transportation Program 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

Duties: The intern will assist the Transportation team with their ongoing work on light- and heavy-duty vehicle fuel efficiency. He/she may contribute to the following activities:

  • Research and analysis on engine and vehicle efficiency technologies for light- and heavy-duty pickups and vans
  • Research on discrepancies between regulatory and real-world fuel economy
  • Assessment of economic and consumer issues associated with fuel economy regulations
  • Projection of the effects of power plant regulations on the emissions benefits of plug-in electric vehicles
  • Any other transportation-related work

The intern’s work may result in a white paper or a conference paper for the 2017 Transportation Research Board Annual Meeting.

Desired qualifications:

  • A graduate student in mechanical engineering preferred.
  • Previous knowledge of vehicle technology and policy is desired but not essential

Start and end dates: This is a 12-week paid internship in the summer of 2016. The project will require a time commitment of 40 hours/week, but may be flexible for an outstanding candidate

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 “Transportation Program Intern” in the subject header. We review applications on a rolling basis and do not accept calls about our internships.

Application deadline: April 29, 2016