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Congressional Affairs Internship


About SEIA:

Established in 1974, the Solar Energy Industries Association (SEIA) is the national trade association of the U.S. solar energy industry. Through advocacy and education, SEIA is building a strong solar industry to power America. Click here to learn more.

Internship Description: 

The intern will have the opportunity to hone research and writing skills, strengthen communication skills, participate in event coordination, improve networking skills, and apply skills to address real-world issues involving regulatory and legislative issues. This is a great internship for students in Government, Political Science, Public Affairs/Administration and Law with passion for making a difference in solar. Ideal candidate will be available 20-25 hours per week.

Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Researching legislation
  • Drafting memos
  • Drafting emails
  • Filing reports
  • Coordinating calls and meetings


  • Problem-solving
  • Organization
  • Flexibility
  • Proficiency in MS Office Suite
  • Experience with Salesforce and MS Outlook preferred

This position is 20-30 hours per week. All majors are encouraged to apply.

To Apply

Please submit a cover letter and resume to [email protected] with the subject line “Congressional Affairs Intern Summer 2022.”

This position pays $18/hour. Start and end dates are flexible. For our internship Frequently Asked Questions, click here.

Working at SEIA

SEIA values diversity, inclusion and equity within our organization and the promotion of these values across the solar industry. We strive to welcome different perspectives, identities, and backgrounds, regardless of job function in order to create a more resilient organization that supports a strong, equitable solar industry. SEIA envisions an industry that is committed to fostering a culture of inclusivity. We aim to achieve this by encouraging openness and transparency about diversity issues and progress. We will develop strategies, programs, and tools that seek to equalize opportunities within SEIA and allow for discussing and sharing best practices within the solar industry.