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Research 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: 

SEIA is looking for a Spring 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 Spring session. 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 Salesforce, GIS applications, or programming 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.


This position pays minimum wage

To Apply: Please submit a cover letter and resume to Katie O'Brien at with the subject line: "Spring 2018 Research Internship". Positions are open until filled.