Policy Summer Internship

The Center for Clean Air Policy (CCAP) has an opening for a graduate-level, policy summer internship based in Washington, D.C. Since 1985, CCAP has been a recognized world leader in climate and air quality policy and is working exclusively on those issues at the local, national and international levels. CCAP helps policymakers around the world to develop, promote and implement innovative, market-based solutions to major climate, air quality and energy problems that balance both environmental and economic interests.

POSITION DESCRIPTION

The intern will support CCAP’s international and domestic work. S/he will provide research, report-writing and conference-preparation support for CCAP’s projects focused on climate change mitigation policies. S/he will have the opportunity to contribute to research on important climate and energy topics, potentially including policies to support waste sector transformation, international climate change mitigation commitments, oil and gas regulation, carbon markets, climate finance, and distributed energy resources. The intern will have contact with developing-country policymakers and other experts, and will participate in cutting-edge climate change policy work.

This position is an unpaid, 8-12 weeks internship (minimum of 30 hours a week), available for summer 2017. The intern will report to CCAP policy staff.

RESPONSIBILITIES

THE INTERN WILL SUPPORT ANY NUMBER OF THE FOLLOWING PROJECTS

QUALIFICATIONS

APPLICATION INSTRUCTIONS

Applications, including a cover letter describing how your qualifications and interests match the responsibilities and projects described above, your resume (in Word or PDF format), and one writing sample should be sent to internships@ccap.org before April 21st, 2017. Please also reference where you learned of the position. In order to expedite the internal sorting and reviewing process, please type “Policy Internship” and your name (Last, First) as the only contents in the subject line of your e-mail.

The Center for Clean Air Policy is an equal opportunity employer. All applicants must be able to legally work in the United States (this includes student visa holders).