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US EPA Internship Opportunity: Power Sector Clean Air Policy Analyst

EPA’s Clean Air Markets Division (CAMD) is seeking undergraduate and graduate students interested in the design and analysis of state or federal policies, legislation, or regulation to reduce air pollution and greenhouse gases from power plants.  Interns would work with the Program Development Branch (PDB), whose mission is to develop cost-effective, workable market-based policy, supported by rigorous analysis, to reduce greenhouse gases and improve air quality in the US.

Interns joining this team would have the opportunity to:

  • Track notable developments in state-level and Congressional policy proposals and programs affecting CO2, NOX, SO2, and other air pollutants from power plants
  • Improve EPA’s power sector modeling toolkit by updating data sources and developing economic models and analytic tools to assess clean power policies, including:
  • Develop and maintain relationships with professional experts in and beyond EPA to improve policy analyses informing environmental regulatory design

Interns would ideally serve for three months or more, with exact dates and duration of internships flexibly determined for selected candidates on a rolling basis.  Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, as of fall 2020 we are allowing interns to work remotely without relocating to Washington, DC.

Candidates must be U.S. citizens.  EPA welcomes candidates of any race, color, religion, age, gender, national origin, political affiliation, disability, sexual orientation, marital or family status.

These internships are unpaid but may qualify as academic credit (in addition to professional experience) depending on what candidates can obtain from their academic institution.

Applicants should submit a resume, transcript(s), and a writing sample suitable to the work described above to Jeb Stenhouse at, and their email should describe why they are interested in this opportunity and what they would hope to accomplish if selected.