DCPSC Summer Internships


The Public Service Commission of the District of Columbia (DCPSC) is seeking interns to work in various areas of energy regulation to include, environmental, legal, 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 customers, while also fostering grid modernization, conservation of natural resources, preservation of environmental quality, and advancement of the District’s climate policy commitments.
Learn more about what it’s like working at the DCPSC.

What interns do
Interns will have the opportunity to work on ground-breaking topics such as clean energy, supplier diversity, grid modernization, affordability, environmental economics, infrastructure, and community engagement.

Intern responsibilities could include attending community hearings, providing communications support for various events, reviewing environment and energy related policies and procedures, giving input on DCPSC web content and social media, providing recommendations to various Commission offices, and communicating with stakeholders from Washington Gas, Pepco, and other District government agencies.

Internships are open to students currently enrolled in an undergraduate/graduate level program or recently graduated (in the past 12 months) from a university or college within the District of Columbia. District residents who are enrolled in schools outside of DC are also eligible to apply for the internship. Interns majoring in Law, Communications, Economics, Engineering, Finance, Environmental Studies and/or Business Administration are preferred.

Email a cover letter, resume, three references, and an unofficial transcript to DCPSC Senior Human Resources Specialist Sophia Pryce by 5:30pm on April 30, 2024.