Clean Energy Equity and Access Intern

Philadelphia Energy Authority |

Job Title: PEA Clean Energy Equity and Access Intern
Organization: Philadelphia Energy Authority
Location: Primarily remote, with some opportunities for in-person collaboration at PEA’s Philadelphia City Hall office
Type: Internship
Timeframe: July – Aug 2022
Compensation: Paid
Application Deadline: Rolling through July 8, 2022
Reports to: Alon Abramson, Director, Residential Programs

About the Philadelphia Energy Authority

The Philadelphia Energy Authority (PEA) is an independent municipal authority chartered by City Council and the Mayor in 2010, focused on issues of energy affordability and sustainability for Philadelphia. In 2016, with the leadership of City Council President Darrell Clarke, PEA launched the Philadelphia Energy Campaign, a $1 billion, 10-year investment in energy efficiency and clean energy projects. In the first four years of the campaign, PEA facilitated over $167 million in clean energy projects, creating over 1,700 jobs. PEA designs and implements initiatives that are replicable in Philadelphia and across the country. PEA uses energy as an entry point to address many of our biggest challenges— poverty, equitable economic development, climate change, and public health.

Job Description

The Intern will support the PEA’s implementation and delivery of its Built to Last (BTL) pilots and Solarize Philly program. This includes program management-related support as well as the PEA’s evaluation of the BTL pilot and impacts. The internship is expected to provide the intern with practical experience in the areas of program strategy, management and reporting, development and fundraising, marketing, and energy efficiency Evaluation, Measurement & Verification (EM&V) among other internship focus areas. The intern may be asked to support other programs or projects as time allows.

Requirements and Qualifications:

  • Current undergraduate or graduate student
  • Have a demonstrated interest in energy, sustainability, climate change, and/or other relevant topics
  • Must be able to work independently with minimal supervision
  • Strong written, verbal, and interpersonal skills
  • Detail oriented and organized
  • Must be collaborative and enjoy working with others

How to apply 

Please send a resume and a brief cover letter explaining why you’d be a good fit for the position to

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