Organization Description: SEIA is the national trade association of solar energy manufacturers, project developers, distributors, contractors, installers, architects, consultants and financiers. Established in 1974, SEIA works to make solar energy a mainstream and significant energy source by expanding markets, strengthening the industry, and educating the public on the benefits of solar energy.
Internship Description: SEIA is looking for a fall intern to work on a variety of high-priority research projects focused on the U.S. solar industry. Internship duties will include, but are not limited to: solar industry and energy policy research, data collection and analysis, construction of data visuals, and professional writing (that could include fact sheets, reports and/or web content). Prospective applicants will have the opportunity to work alongside passionate and talented individuals in a fast-paced Washington DC environment, with responsibilities that touch on all aspects of SEIA’s research agenda.
Candidates should be available to work 20-40 hours per week for the duration of the fall semester. Ideal applicants will have an interest in energy, environmental policy, economics, business and/or statistics. Previous professional or academic experience in policy research and analysis and proficiency with Microsoft Excel is preferred. Experience with GIS applications a plus. A top applicant will be a detail-oriented self-starter with strong communication skills across all mediums and a demonstrated ability to think critically.
Academic Majors: Undergraduate students in public policy, economics, business (management or finance), statistics, political science or related field.
Compensation: A transportation stipend is available.