U.S. Climate Policy Intern, Center for Climate and Energy Solutions

VA, currently remote

Job Title: U.S. Climate Policy Intern

Organization: Center for Climate and Energy Solutions 

Overview: C2ES seeks one (1) remote Climate Policy Intern interested in deepening his or her knowledge of city, state, and/or federal climate and energy policy through on-the-job skill development and training.


• Conduct independent research and analysis on city, state, and/or federal-level climate and energy policies and practices, including clean energy, carbon pricing, and climate resilience;
• Track and research emerging city and state-focused partnerships and initiatives;
• Develop and contribute to written material, including state policy maps, case studies, blog posts, other topical web content, and policy briefs, with a goal of having specific deliverables authored by the intern;
• Attend and summarize relevant events in Washington by other think tanks, advocacy groups, Congress and federal agencies;
• Research and analytical support as needed; and
• Willingness to pitch in at all levels.


• Enrolled in, or completed a bachelor’s degree or higher (with a preference given to graduate students) in one of the following fields: government, economics, environmental or energy policy, geography, cartography, urban planning, science, engineering, or other related subject;
• Demonstrated academic aptitude for climate policy;
• Interdisciplinary understanding of the climate change issue (technology, politics, economics, etc.);
• Top-notch writing, editing, research, and analytic skills;
• Ability to sort through dense and complicated information quickly; and
• Strong attention to detail. 

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