This internship is paid

As part of EESI’s commitment to diversity, equity, inclusion, and basic fairness, and thanks to the generosity of our donors—particularly Paul and Jackie Haven—EESI internships are paid (see details below).

Next available position: Fall 2020 semester.

We are no longer accepting applications for the Summer 2020 semester.


Applications will be open from May 1, 2020 to June 15, 2020. We intend to select a candidate by July 15, 2020.


Intern Responsibilities

Handle EESI’s social media outreach, mainly our Facebook and Twitter accounts

Research and write articles on a broad range of energy, environment, and policy issues for

Topics include: climate change, resilience, renewable energy, energy efficiency, sustainable buildings, sustainable transportation…

Research and write articles for our biweekly newsletter, Climate Change Solutions

Assist with the outreach for and execution of Congressional briefings and events

Explore creative ways to engage and expand EESI’s network

Research congressional information: bills, current issues, legislation, policy

Attend Congressional hearings and other events and brief staff on material covered

Data entry and other administrative duties

Other responsibilities as required, based on the intern’s interest areas and the organization’s needs. In particular, interns are invited to research and draft fact sheets and issue briefs that will be distributed to the policymaking community