Description

Our Young Global Professionals are an integral part of the Global Energy Center. With a small group, most of our projects are all-hands-on-deck and we encourage interns to actively engage with events, projects, and research. This position will expose the candidate to the logistical elements of event-planning, think tank operations, and publications process. 

The Global Energy Center promotes energy security by working alongside government, industry, civil society, and public stakeholders to devise pragmatic solutions to the geopolitical, sustainability, and economic challenges of the changing global energy landscape. Interns provide important research and logistical support to the Center. They are also encouraged to participate in and attend events hosted by other programs at the Atlantic Council.

The successful candidate will have a passion for the work, an entrepreneurial ethos, and a collegial spirit while also being an effective communicator who adheres to deadlines and enjoys the fast pace of learning and growing in an organization. Demonstrated interest in international affairs, specifically energy through classwork and/or experience is preferred.

Responsibilities

  • Conduct research to support the activities and projects of the staff.
  • Handle an array of logistical issues for program events and activities.
  • Manage program contacts.
  • Draft correspondence and take notes at Council public events, roundtables, and strategy sessions for program archives.
  • Write analytical pieces for publication on GEC’s EnergySource blog.

Qualifications

  • Must be at least a college junior in good standing, a graduate student or a recent graduate, preferably majoring in political science/international affairs, public policy, energy/environmental science, or economics.
  • Must have at least a 3.0 GPA (out of 4.0) scale, or equivalent from a non-U.S. institution.
  • Applicants must be able to work full-time (40 hrs/week).
  • Should demonstrate an interest in international affairs with a focus on energy, foreign policy, economics, or climate policy
  • Must have excellent writing and editing skills.
  • Must work well with others and interact professionally with senior figures.

Applications close March 26, 2021 and require a resume and cover letter.

Explore the Program

The Global Energy Center promotes energy security by working alongside government, industry, civil society, and public stakeholders to devise pragmatic solutions to the geopolitical, sustainability, and economic challenges of the changing global energy landscape.

Please note: Atlantic Council is an equal opportunity employer that is committed to inclusion and diversity. We take affirmative action to ensure equal opportunity for all applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status, or other legally protected characteristics. Atlantic Council is committed to working with and providing reasonable accommodation to applicants with physical and mental disabilities. Thank you for your interest in the Atlantic Council.