The American Council for an Energy-Efficient Economy is a nonprofit, 501(c)(3) organization that acts as a catalyst to advance energy efficiency policies, programs, technologies, investments, and behaviors. ACEEE seeks an intern for its Industry Program.
Position Description: The intern will focus on supporting ACEEE’s Industry Team in researching various aspects of industrial energy efficiency such as emerging technologies, investment motivators, financial incentives and disincentives, and government policy and program implications. The intern will work with a team of researchers and report to the Senior Program Manager – Industry. This fall, the Industry Team will be researching the potential benefits of the latest generation of sensors, controls, and real-time-feedback control software systems, known as “Intelligent Efficiency.”
The intern will be responsible for finding, organizing, and analyzing information on Intelligent Efficiency. Information needs will range from quantifying energy consumption, energy expenditures, and economic impacts of industrial processes, to identifying emerging technologies and projecting potential benefits. Under a manager’s guidance, the intern may conduct surveys and interviews, and work with external organizations. Information gathered and analyses performed by the intern will be used in reports that the intern will contribute to writing. The intern will be credited as a co-author of any reports or papers to which she or he contributes. Depending on the circumstances of the applicant’s program, this could be a paid internship.
Duties and Responsibilities:
Timing: This is a 16-week internship starting fall 2012. The project will require a time commitment of 10-20 hours/week. This internship will be based in Washington, D.C.
To Apply: Please send a resume with cover letter and brief (1-2 pages) writing sample to firstname.lastname@example.org. Include start and end date availability. Please use “Industry Intern” in the subject header. We do not accept calls about our internships.
The American Council for an Energy-Efficient Economy is a nonprofit, 501(c)(3) organization that acts as a catalyst to advance energy efficiency policies, programs, technologies, investments, and behaviors. ACEEE is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to a policy of nondiscrimination with regard to race, sex, color, age, religion, creed, class, sexual orientation, national origin, and disability.