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Updated July 2015

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Students The Alliance for Green Heat is a non-profit organization promoting wood heat as a low carbon, renewable fuel. Wood has been the renewable energy of choice of Americans for generations and it should be a vital part of state and national renewable energy plans. The Alliance also promotes solutions and policies that support cleaner and more efficient biomass heating for low-income populations. Come join a small team of advocates who believe not only in solar and wind, but also in the clean and efficient use of wood for heating homes and businesses.

Research Internship

The Alliance offers full and part time internships for those interested in climate change and renewable energy policy. The internship comes with a stipend of $300 per month for full time and $150 a month for part time and academic credits can be applied if applicable (please specify in your application if your internship will be for credit.). We accept applications on a rolling basis.

This internship will provide an excellent opportunity to learn about renewable energy policy and how it applies to a technology that is not always regarded as clean. This position includes policy research and writing, newsletter creation, website and social media management, as well as a portion of administrative duties. Essential to this work is a passion for renewable energy and energy efficiency. Good verbal and written communication skills are essential. Applicants from wood-burning and/or low-income areas are encouraged to apply.

To apply, please submit cover letter and resume to info@forgreenheat.org.

Renewable Energy Fellowship:

The Alliance offers a full time fellowship position for those committed to promoting renewable energy and getting involved in renewable energy policy. Applicants must have a college degree or equivalent experience. This position comes with a stipend of $1000 per month.

The Fellowship is full time for a minimum of 3 months and involves intensive research, analysis and writing on residential renewable energy with a focus on biomass heating. The Fellowship will also involve policy work including preparing for and attending meetings and briefings with government officials at the state and federal level. The Fellow will also help prepare a monthly newsletter and engage in social networking. Background in renewable energy, climate change, government relations, poverty issues, mechanical engineering desired but not required. Good verbal and written communication skills are essential. Applicants from wood-burning and/or low- income areas are encouraged to apply.

To apply, please submit cover letter, writing sample and resume here . Click here to see more details.

Click here to see a list of current and former staff, fellows and interns.
 
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