Summer Internship 2024 - Energy Program
Bipartisan Policy Center
The BPC Energy Team is focused on generating and advocating pragmatic clean energy policies through engagement with a broad set of stakeholders and experts from diverse political perspectives. We are working to forge coherent, evidence-based, and effective federal policies to responsibly drive a transition toward a cleaner low-carbon energy mix while maintaining economic growth.
The intern will work directly with BPC’s Energy Project team on analysis and research, event planning, monitoring news and congressional activity, blogging, communications activities, and administrative support. The intern will help support the Energy Project’s major initiatives in a number of possible areas, including:
- Net-zero greenhouse gas policy frameworks
- Power sector and industrial sector decarbonization policies
- Energy innovation, technology development, and commercialization programs
- The future of nuclear power
- Policies to help advance carbon capture and storage technologies, including direct air capture
- Opportunities for natural carbon solutions
- Development of an offshore wind industry in the US
- Responsible production of natural gas and petroleum
- Energy infrastructure and permitting modernization
- Must be enrolled in an undergraduate, graduate school or be a recent grad
- Strong research and writing skills
- Ability to communicate clearly and effectively
- Strong organizational skills and the ability to prioritize and manage multiple tasks
BPC has a robust summer program. Interns work full time, and will receive a $6,000 stipend for ten weeks of work. Interns must be rising juniors or above. Applicants must currently be enrolled in an undergraduate, graduate program or a recent graduate. Interns will provide functional support, conduct research, and work directly with project analysts and staff in various capacities.
*Please note that our Summer internship will be hybrid program*
Applications are reviewed on a rolling basis until a qualified candidate has been identified. Please do not send multiple submissions. Incomplete applications will not be considered. Due to the number of applications received, we are unable to contact those who have not been selected for an internship. No phone calls, please. Non-U.S. citizens are eligible to apply but must have a valid work permit or visa verifying eligibility to work in the United States. We do not offer visa sponsorship.
Required materials (please submit as one PDF File):
• Cover Letter
• Relevant writing sample (3-5 pages).
• College or university transcript (unofficial is acceptable).
• Phone and email contact information for two professional references, including a professor or other individual familiar with your work.
• Brief response to our Diversity statement on what it means to you (5-8 sentences).
• Summer internships: March 1st
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