Advanced Energy Economy (AEE) is a national association of businesses that are making the energy we use secure, clean, and affordable. We work to accelerate the move to 100% clean energy and electrified transportation in the U.S. AEE is the only industry association in the U.S. that represents the full range of advanced energy technologies and services, both grid-scale and distributed. Advanced energy includes energy efficiency, demand response, energy storage, wind, solar, hydro, electric vehicles, and more. AEE represents more than 100 companies in the $240 billion U.S. advanced energy industry, which employs 3.2 million U.S. workers.
AEE's mission is transforming public policy to enable rapid growth of advanced energy businesses. We educate, engage, and advocate in more than a dozen states, in wholesale electricity markets, and at the federal level for executive actions, legislation, and regulations that expand the size and value of markets for advanced energy products and services. We also offer business intelligence products and select business development opportunities to help advanced energy companies grow.
AEE is looking for a communications intern for Summer 2022 to assist its media relations activity, which includes writing and disseminating statements for the press, writing op-eds and blog posts, creating social media content, and developing strategies for our pro-clean energy advocacy campaigns. Our organization is headquartered in Washington, D.C. and the intern will need to be located in the D.C. region in order to participate in a hybrid (in-person + online) internship experience.
Draft and prepare social media content for public release
Assist in writing op-eds and blog posts
Draft "AEE in the News" content which showcases AEE staff members who are featured in media publications
Work with our Policy team to assist in drafting press releases
Other media relations activities as assigned
Interest in Communications field as a career strongly preferred
Experience with HubSpot a plus
Experience with social media content creation a plus
Special Application Instructions
To be considered for this internship, please click here to submit a resume expressing why this position and organization interest you as well as a cover letter. Additionally, please submit at least three writing samples attributable to you (not a group work product) that shows range of formats/style.
Dates: Flexible, but June through August preferred
Location: Washington D.C.
Hours: Between 15 to 40 hours per week
Compensation: If an intern is not receiving academic credit, AEE will pay interns at a rate of $15.20 per hour (this rate increases to $16.10 beginning on July 1st)
Advanced Energy Economy is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate in hiring or employment on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, citizenship status, age, disability, sex, veteran status or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state or local laws, regulations or ordinances. We are committed to the values of diversity, equity, inclusion, and justice across our organization ("DEIJ"). We also incorporate these values into our mission of making the energy we use secure, clean, and affordable. We know that varied perspectives and a commitment to social justice are needed to succeed in making the United States an advanced energy economy. We commit to building and supporting an inclusive workforce that represents different cultures, backgrounds, and viewpoints.
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