Fall internship: Events & Executive Affairs


The Alliance to Save Energy is seeking an Events & Executive Affairs Intern to provide support to events and the executive team. The ideal candidate has strong writing and speaking skills, an interest in energy policy, and the ability to work independently and multitask in a fast-paced environment.

The internship begins on August 7th and extends through November 30th at Alliance headquarters in Washington, D.C. The intern will be paid ($12.50/hour). Sick leave and other benefits offered. This is a full-time position and we are unable to consider applicants who will be enrolled in a full-time course load during the internship term.

Duties will include:

Event Support:
  • Supporting the Alliance’s signature events including but not limited to the Evening with the Stars of Energy Efficiency Awards Dinner in September and the EE Global Forum in May.
  • Supporting pre-event planning activities including but not limited to invite list creation, speaker and sponsor management, event promotion, administrative logistics, and attendee materials.
  • Help to draft, format and send mass emails, including newsletters, event invitations and thank you letters.
  • Assist with event sponsorship prospecting, including prospect research and drafting solicitations.
Executive Support:
  • Assist with Board management as needed, including conducting audits of Board contact information and collateral as requested by the Events Associate.
  • Execute writing and research assignments, as well as special projects, as directed by the President and COO.
  • Assist the President in preparing for meetings.
  • Provide general administrative support, including photocopying, word processing, filing (both paper and electronic) and faxing.
  • Participate in departmental meetings, as appropriate.
  • Perform other related duties, as assigned by the President and COO.
Required skills and qualifications:
  • Undergraduate degree—required
  • Strong interpersonal skills and experience working as part of a team
  • Excellent writing and editing skills
  • Ability to work independently, multitask, and take ownership over projects and assignments
  • Self-motivated and dependable
  • Intellectual curiosity and an interest in energy efficiency policy
  • Comfort with initiating professional interactions with Congressional staff and Alliance Associates
How to Apply:

Please attach a resume and a cover letter as one file. Cover letters can be addressed to "Internship Coordinators." No phone calls, please.