The Nelson A. Rockefeller Center for Public Policy and the Social Sciences

US Green Building Council Internship Opportunity: Unpaid

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This is an unpaid internship opportunity from outside the Rockefeller Center.

Position Type: Internship - unpaid

Location: Remote

Sector: State and Local Advocacy

Start Date: Winter 2021

Wage or benefits: Unpaid

Time Commitment: Full-time Intern

Desired Class Year: Open to all class years

Desired Major or Interest: Open to all majors, preference for Government majors.

Application Deadline: Rolling

Organization website: https://www.usgbc.org/about/brand

Brief Description of the organization:

“At USGBC we're committed to transforming buildings, because we believe that every person deserves a better, more sustainable life. We're committed to transforming how our buildings are designed, constructed and operated through LEED, because we believe that every person deserves a better, more sustainable life.

Our vision is that buildings and communities will regenerate and sustain the health and vitality of all life within a generation. Our mission is to transform the way buildings and communities are designed, built and operated, enabling an environmentally and socially responsible, healthy, and prosperous environment that improves the quality of life.”

Brief Description of the Intern’s role or key qualifications:

  • Knowledge of how a bill becomes a law, with focus on the state and local levels
  • Previous work experience in team/office setting preferred
  • Experience in governmental affairs or operations preferred
  • Excellent analytical and writing skills
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills
  • Willingness and ability to learn new skills and software
  • Commitment to USGBC’s mission

How to apply: To apply: Please email jobs@usgbc.org or fax your resume and a letter of interest.

  • Note the title of the position you are applying for.
  • Submit files as PDFs or Word documents.
  • Fax: 202-315-3949.
  • No phone calls, please.

Email subject line must include: Your last name, State & Local Advocacy Intern, semester applied for. Example: Subject: Jones, State and Local Advocacy Intern, Spring 2021. Please indicate in your cover letter the preferred dates and number of hours per week. Applications not meeting these requirements will not be considered.

This is an unpaid internship from outside the Rockefeller Center. Such opportunities are posted in an effort to help students find a leave-term internship experience in public policy or a social sciences related area. Such postings do not constitute an endorsement by the Center of the political objectives of any one person or organization.

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