Energy Program Intern
South Carolina Coastal Conservation League
The Coastal Conservation League is a nonprofit conservation organization that works to protect the threatened resources of the South Carolina coastal plain – its natural landscapes, abundant wildlife, clean water, and quality of life. We work with citizens, government, and the private sector to develop comprehensive solutions to environmental and sustainability challenges. We are passionate advocates who tackle issues such as climate change, increased flooding, improving transportation, and promoting responsible growth along the coast of South Carolina. We have operations in Charleston, Murrells Inlet, and Beaufort, and Columbia. We also operate a local food hub in the Charleston area, GrowFood Carolina.
10-20 hours per week at $20 per hour. Initial length of 3 months, with potential extension of 3 months dependent on job performance and availability.
Aid and supplement the Energy Program’s strategy regarding electric/gas regulation in South Carolina. Assist with and perform legal and policy research to support the clean energy and climate goals identified by the Energy Program. Monitor, summarize, and organize key filings for strategic dockets at the Public Service Commission. Work to support active policy development, litigation, and public engagement team to advance the clean energy transition in South Carolina.
Preferred Education and Experience
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is occasionally required to stand, walk, sit, use hands, and climb stairs. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds.
Travel is not required.
Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities, and activities may change at any time with or without notice. Other duties may be required in the job as requested by the Supervisor.
Cultivating a diverse and inclusive team is an essential component of the Conservation League’s commitment to advancing equity. Candidates of all backgrounds are encouraged to apply.
The Coastal Conservation League is an equal opportunity employer. The Conservation League does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion or belief, age, sex, national origin, gender identity, sexual orientation, disability, protected veteran status, family or parental status, or any other status protected by state laws and/or federal regulations. All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply and will receive consideration for employment based upon applicable qualifications, merit, and business need.
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