Department of Energy
The DOE Office of Policy offers an opportunity for real world experience to students interested in pursuing a career within energy policy. The DOE Office of Policy offers an opportunity for real world experience to students interested in pursuing a career within energy policy. The Office of Policy serves as the policy advisor on domestic energy policy development and implementation as well as DOE policy analysis and activities. The Office delivers unbiased energy analysis to the Department of Energy’s leadership on existing and prospective energy-related policies, focusing in part on integrative analysis of energy systems.
The Office of Energy Systems Integration Analysis within the Office of Energy Policy and Systems Analysis (EPSA-41) analyzes systems and integrated policies related to the interaction of energy commodities, energy technologies, systems, and supply chains with the environment, related infrastructure, and the US economy. EPSA-41 develops policy options, initiatives and strategies that support DOE’s energy mission in assuring dependable, affordable, and environmentally responsible production, delivery and use of energy. In addition, the Office of Energy Systems Integration Analysis has responsibility within Departmental and Interagency initiatives and on Critical Materials and the Energy-Water Nexus.
To support OP-41’s mission objectives, the student will work on topics such as energy-water nexus, energy supply chains, critical materials for energy technologies, trade of energy commodities and technologies, and risk management strategies in the energy sector. Activities could include:
- Analysis and data development
- Data visualization
- Contributing to research papers, white papers, and memos
- Assisting with organizing technical meetings, and
- Assist with other duties as assigned.
- Demonstrate an interest in energy policy, public policy or related field
- Possess the following:
- Strong research and analytical skills
- Quantitative reasoning skills
- Detail oriented
- Ability to communicate effectively orally and in writing
- Be available to intern at least 10 weeks for the given semester
- Be at least a second year undergraduate student or graduate student
- Be a U.S. Citizen
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