Organization Description: Established in 1974, the Solar Energy Industries Association is the national trade association of the solar energy industry. Through advocacy and education, SEIA is working to build a strong solar industry to power America. As the voice of the industry, SEIA works with its 1,000 members to make solar a mainstream and significant energy source by expanding markets, removing market barriers, strengthening the industry and educating the public on the benefits of solar energy.
Internship Description: Love to tweet? Fan of Facebook? Are you LinkedIn? If so, and you’re looking for a spring internship (20 -35 hours a week), keep reading! The Solar Energy Industries Association (SEIA) is looking for a college junior or senior, or a grad student, majoring in communications, journalism, PR, new media or marketing (interest in renewable energies or nonprofit advocacy preferred, but not required). Internship includes assisting our digital media staff in inventorying and tracking our social media outposts and content; developing procedures to support our social media policies; setting up training for SEIA staff on social media best practices; developing monitoring/listening procedures and responsibilities; working with various departments to identify opportunities for us to deploy social media and outposts to promote SEIA and our products and services. Must have exceptional organizational skills, great writing skills, and solid social media experience, knowledge, and skills.
Compensation: A transportation stipend is available.