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.
Finance and Incentives Analysis (OP-51) examines how policies influence the financial viability of energy assets, companies, and markets. Using qualitative and quantitative assessment methods, the group examines issues including technology deployment, new energy services, investment in resilient energy systems, investment risk mitigation strategies, and alternative tax policies.
The Student will be tasked with a variety of assignments in support of OP-51’s mission objectives to include:
- Perform financial and policy analyses using spreadsheets, databases, and geographic information systems,
- Write content for research papers or white papers,
- Prepare memos on specific energy topics for supervisors,
- Attend staff 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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