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Policy Intern

🚀 Off-cycle Internship


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  • You need knowledge of clean energy and public policy, with analytical skills and ability to work independently. Excel and communication skills also key.
  • You will assist in policy recommendations, analyze studies, participate in meetings, collaborate with staff, and drive priority initiatives at MA Dept. of Public Health.

Off-cycle Internship



  • DOER is looking for a motivated candidate with an interest in energy policy, the clean energy transition, utility regulation, policy analysis, data analysis, and state government functions. The internship will provide an excellent opportunity to learn about energy markets, electric distribution system planning, and policy, develop policy and data analysis skills, gain experience working on a team, and build a network in the clean energy and policy sector. The Intern will be given opportunities to shadow Division staff and managers in internal and external meetings to learn about DOER’s work. 


  • General knowledge of clean energy and electricity is preferred
  • Knowledge of public policy, environmental science, energy policy, planning, or data analysis
  • Demonstrated qualitative and quantitative analytical skills
  • Experience with Microsoft Office, particularly Excel and PowerPoint
  • Ability to work independently, problem solve, and manage multiple tasks
  • Ability to communicate and collaborate effectively with team members

Education requirements

Currently Studying

Area of Responsibilities



  • Assist in internal DOER policy recommendations and external deliverables as they pertain to electric distribution planning and supply.
  • Provide analysis of external studies related to DOER's positions and present these findings to DOER staff.
  • Participate in team meetings and policy development exercises.
  • Collaborate with multiple DOER staff members to inform policy research and development.
  • Analyze policy, legislative, and regulatory data and information to drive policy and planning priorities and initiatives.


Work type

Full time

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