DCPSC Energy Internship Program

Summer 2023

Applications for Summer 2023 have closed.
Thank you for your interest in the DCPSC Energy Internship Program. Please check back in 2024 for additional opportunities.

The Public Service Commission of the District of Columbia (DCPSC) is seeking interns to work in various areas of energy regulation, including the fields of law, engineering, economics, communications, and information technology.
The DCPSC is an independent, quasi-judicial agency in the District of Columbia Government that serves the public interest by ensuring that financially healthy utility companies provide safe, reliable, and quality utility services at reasonable rates for District of Columbia customers while fostering grid modernization, conservation of natural resources, preservation of environmental quality, and advancement of the District’s climate policy commitments.
Interns can work on ground-breaking matters such as grid modernization, environmental economics, infrastructure projects, and community engagement. Throughout the summer, interns will also contribute to DCPSC initiatives, such as diversity and inclusion projects, clean energy events, and public awareness campaigns like Fight Utility Scams and Summer Ready DC.
Individual responsibilities could include attending community hearings, providing communications support for various events, reviewing energy-related policies and procedures, providing input on DCPSC web pages and social media, offering recommendations to various DCPSC offices, and communicating with stakeholders from Washington Gas, Pepco, and other DC Government agencies.
Note that the DCPSC is operating in a remote hybrid work environment.
The internship is open to students currently enrolled in an undergraduate/graduate-level program or recently graduated (in the past 12 months) from a local university or college within the District of Columbia. Interns majoring in law, communications, economics, engineering, finance, and/or business administration will be considered.

Email a cover letter to include why you want to work in the energy field, a resume, three references, and an unofficial transcript to Sophia Pryce by 5pm on March 25, 2023.