Philadelphia Energy Campaign Intern (Solar)

Position Details

Organization: Philadelphia Energy Authority Location: Philadelphia
Type: Internship Timeframe: Summer Level: Internship Link

The Philadelphia Energy Campaign Intern will support the implementation of the Philadelphia Energy Campaign. The internship will be focused on customer communications for Solarize Philly. The Intern will be expected to conduct phone calls to Solarize customers to welcome them to the program and connect them with a Solarize Philly installer. There will also be opportunities to help with Solarize Philly communications and marketing, and the intern may be asked to support other programs within the scope of the Philadelphia Energy Campaign.

Responsibilities may include:

  • Conducting welcome calls and sending emails for Solarize Philly participants
  • Updating participant information in Salesforce
  • Organizing and attending info sessions and other public outreach events
  • Compiling summaries of Solarize Philly outcomes and recommendations
  • Writing blog posts, white papers, or reports for the Philadelphia Energy Campaign

The intern will be expected to work for 40 hours per week at our office located in Philadelphia City Hall, with the exception of off-site outreach events.

Application Requirements

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Current undergraduate or graduate student
  • Demonstrated interest in energy, sustainability, climate change, advocacy, education, urban studies and/or other relevant topics.
  • Ability to work independently with minimal supervision
  • Strong written, verbal, and interpersonal skills
  • Maturity and a high level of professionalism
  • Detail oriented and organized
  • Collaborative and enjoys working with others
Application Instructions

Please send a resume and a one-page cover letter explaining why you’d be a good fit for the position to The email subject line must include [FirstName LastName]_Solar Intern. Incomplete applications will not be considered. Inquiries or clarifications are preferred to be submitted via email.

Additional Information

About the Philadelphia Energy Authority
The Philadelphia Energy Authority (PEA) is an independent municipal authority focused on issues of energy affordability and sustainability for Philadelphia. In early 2016, in partnership with 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 4 sectors: city buildings, public schools, low- and moderate-income housing, and small businesses. We believe that energy is an important vehicle for reducing poverty, improving education, strengthening communities and leveraging public investment.