Energy Policy Intern, Center for Climate and Energy Solutions

VA, currently remote

Job Title: Energy Policy Intern

Organization: Center for Climate and Energy Solutions 

Overview: C2ES is seeking one (1) Energy Policy Intern to work on a remote basis in the Fall of 2020. This internship provides the ideal candidate the opportunity to work on energy policy research at C2ES, including: hydrogen and other low carbon fuels, reducing power sector emissions, and reducing industrial sector emissions. The intern will work directly with the Senior Energy Fellow and other C2ES program staff.


• Conducting research on power, and industrial sector decarbonization in general, focus on infrastructure, clean industrial heat, hydrogen, and other low-carbon fuels.
• Writing, researching, and data analysis for C2ES reports, whitepapers, blogs, and other content;
• Writing and circulating daily communications clips;
• Organizing workshops and briefings for policymakers, experts and stakeholders;
• Representing C2ES at climate change meetings, conferences, and hearings; and
• Contributing to the development of C2ES strategy and initiatives. 

Minimum Qualifications:

• Enrolled in (or completed) Master’s degree in: environmental science, environmental policy, engineering, or a related field.
• Excellent writing, editing, research, and analytic skills

Desired Qualifications:

  • Prior work experience in energy policy or a related field;
  • Ability to conduct qualitative and quantitative research
  • Interdisciplinary understanding of climate change issues (technology, politics, economics);
  • Skilled in data analysis and visualization;
  • Strong command of technology;
  • Attention to detail;
  • Willingness to learn and pitch in at all levels. 

Anticipated Dates: January-May 2021

Salary/pay: As a nonprofit, C2ES typically partners with educational institutions for academic credit and/or stipends, however unpaid internships will also be considered if neither is available.

How to apply: Please click here