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Trade and Manufacturing 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.

Position Description:

The Trade & Manufacturing Intern reports to the General Counsel and Vice President for Market Strategy. This individual provides research on international trade and domestic manufacturing issues. This role will focus on helping grow the U.S. solar and energy storage manufacturing base while ensuring continued access to fairly traded and socially responsible imports.

Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Research 
  • Assist with document prep
  • Participating in calls and webinars


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

This position is 20-30 hours/week. 

Academic Majors: All majors are encouraged to apply

To Apply

Please submit a cover letter and resume to [email protected] with the subject line "Trade and Manufacturing Intern Summer 2022.”

This position pays DC minimum wage. 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.