NECEC includes the Northeast Clean Energy Council, a 501(c)(6) trade member
organization, and NECEC Institute, a 501(c)(3). NECEC’s mission is to create a worldclass
clean energy hub delivering global impact with economic, energy and
environmental solutions. NECEC helps clean energy companies start, scale and
succeed with our unique business, innovation and policy leadership.
The Northeast Clean Energy Council is the lead voice for hundreds of clean energy
companies across the Northeast, influencing the energy policy agenda and growing the
clean energy economy. NECEC Institute leads programs that support Innovation &
Entrepreneurship and Industry Research & Development. NECEC’s Policy and
Government Affairs team works to influence the energy policy agenda to support the
mission of the NECEC and the business objectives of NECEC members and to highlight
the benefits of clean energy to the citizens, businesses and industry of New England.
Public policies are major drivers for the clean energy industry, which operates in a
highly regulated environment. The six New England states and New York have
implemented a portfolio of clean energy policies and a diverse set of nation-leading
programs that have both near- and long-term impacts on the acceleration of regional
clean energy companies and jobs, and the adoption of clean energy solutions to energy
and environmental concerns, including energy costs, energy source diversity, energy
security and reduction in greenhouse gas (GHG) and other emissions.

NECEC is seeking a policy intern to support the recently Policy and Government Affairs
team. Reporting directly to the Vice President of Policy and Government Affairs, the
policy intern will be responsible for supporting NECEC’s policy development and policy
advocacy efforts across the Northeast. Responsibilities include but are not limited to:
• Literature review, policy research and preliminary policy analysis
• Regulatory and legislative bill tracking and preparation of summary reports
• Communications and logistical support to the Policy Committee and Working Groups
• Drafting of letters, memoranda, reports, and presentations


Adminstrative and executive assistance support to the Vice President and Policy and
Government Affairs team
Undergraduate and graduate students with energy and environmental policy, economics
and planning concentrations are highly encouraged to apply.
Qualified candidates should:
• Have excellent written and oral communications skills
• Demonstrate strong analytical capabilities
• Be able to work independently, with initial guidance
• Be flexible
• Be able to tackle multiple assignments simultaneously
• Pay close attention to detail
This is a tremendous opportunity to work with seasoned energy policy experts and it
provides exposure to some of the most successful and rapidly growing businesses in
the clean energy industry in the Northeast and nationally.
The Policy intern will work out of NECEC’s Boston office. The Policy and Government
Affairs team includes NECEC’s President, the Vice President of Policy and Government
Affairs, the Government Relations Executive and the Policy Analyst. The intern will also
work with NECEC’s Communications Director and Innovation team as well as our state
coordinators and partners in Connecticut, Maine, New Hampshire, Rhode Island and
Please send your resume, cover letter indicating your interest and explaining how your
skills will support the New England Clean Energy Council, three references, and a short
writing sample to Sue AnderBois at [email protected]