Vermont Energy Investment Corporation


Job Locations US-DC-Washington
# of Openings
Deadline to Apply




Spring and/or Summer (please specify which one are applying for)

Starting at $15/hr

Spring: 37 hours per week; Summer: 40 hours per week

Flexible Start Date


The DCSEU is looking for passionate, driven, and creative members to join our team. They will work with DCSEU on high impacts projects focused on our mission to provide energy savings to local businesses and residents.




The Program Management Office Intern’s responsibility is to support the DCSEU in execution of various tasks related to fostering energy efficiency programs in the District. The role will conduct outreach, provide administrative support, and research current industry market trends in support of the PMO team.


Communication Support:

  • Conduct outreach to local stores in the District to promote DCSEU efficient products program.
  • Communicate with industry stakeholders and continue to grow our reach into the community and beyond about our program and the DCSEU.

Administrative Support:

  • Provide administrative support to the program management team, including, data entry, preparing agendas for meetings, taking notes, and conducting customer follow up.
  • Work with team to track progress with meeting specified program goals, including utilizing proprietary CRM database to track and manage projects and programs, and review documentation for accuracy and compliance

PMO Support:

  • Work with various DCSEU and VEIC staff that work on programs and projects, as needed
  • Gather and organize data related to trends in the solar sector by technology, geography, and policy
  • Attend hearings, meetings, other legislative activities, and scientific and policy briefings and sharing observations with DCSEU team verbally or in writing

Knowledge and Experience:

  • Strong personal commitment to the mission, vision, goals, and values of VEIC.
  • Pursuing a bachelors or masters degree.
  • Strong communication skills and ability to convey complex information in accessible and relatable language.
  • Ability to carry out systematic data tracking and reporting processes and implement planned steps from start to finish.
  • Demonstrated experience generating reports with spreadsheet and/ or database programs such as Excel and Access.
  • Strong interpersonal skills including effectiveness in productive communications along with a high degree of professionalism, maturity and a polished demeanor.
  • Ability to balance and compare competing priorities and accurately collect data to help assess the best path(s) forward.
  • Ability to work independently in a self-motivated and self-confident manner, incubating a project from an idea to a final deliverable.
  • Enthusiastic and optimistic approach to problem-solving; Inspired by challenges.
  • Interest in, if not familiarity with, Energy Justice and how it can apply to emerging technologies and services.
  • DC residents are strongly encouraged to apply.


Internal - Work is normally performed in climate-controlled office environment, where exposure to conditions of extreme heat/cold, poor ventilation, fumes and gases is very limited. Noise level is moderate and includes sounds of normal office equipment (computers, telephones, etc.). No known environmental hazards are encountered in normal performance of job duties.

External – Travel within the District is required. (2-3 times a week)


Most duties are performed from a seated position. There is potential for eyestrain from reading detailed materials and computer screen. Deadlines, workloads during peak periods and changing priorities may cause increased stress levels. Work may include occasional pushing, pulling, or carrying objects weighing of approximately 40 pounds such as files, documents, and computer equipment and materials though is not required should this not be possible for any reason. Work normally requires finger dexterity and eye-hand coordination to operate computer keyboards at a moderate skill level. Repetitive motion injuries may occur. Company will provide adaptive devices as needed.


We are committed to building a work community that is inclusive and represents a vibrant diversity of background, experience, perspective, and thought. Climate change impacts all of us; however, we are impacted differently based on our identities and experiences. We all deserve a place at the table to make decisions about our collective future – we hope you’ll consider joining us as we work towards our vision for a healthy planet, thriving people, and energy justice.

Candidates across all markers of identity (age, race, gender, ability, communication style, etc.) are highly encouraged to apply.


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