Public Policy Interns

TeslaWashington, DC

3 months ago


Job Title

Internship, Public Policy (Spring 2024)

Job Location

Washington, DC

Job Overview

  • Duration: January or early February 2024 to early Summer 2024 (if available)
  • Full-time, in-person position based in the Washington DC office


  • DOE


  • Gain breadth and depth of knowledge of policy issues facing Tesla, with a focus on EV charging, renewable energy generation, storage, permitting and electricity rates regulations.
  • Analyze policy initiatives for their impacts on Tesla
  • Support the development of new policy and business initiatives
  • Collaborate with internal and external stakeholders


  • Currently a rising junior or senior pursuing an undergraduate degree in relevant field such as Political Science, Public Policy, Economics, Business, or related degree with a focus on energy, climate, and sustainability
  • Direct experience with energy and/or environmental policy is preferred
  • Direct experience working with legislators either at the local, state or federal level is preferred
  • Minimum 6-month commitment
  • Strong analytical and quantitative skills
  • Capable of working in a fast-paced and dynamic environment
  • Capable of working remotely with high productivity
  • Self-starting and solutions-oriented
  • A strong team player passionate about transitioning the world to sustainable energy

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People who completed this type of internship end up in the following types of jobs

Top majors

That get hired for this type of internship

  • Political Science And Government11%

  • Communication6%

  • Economics5%

  • Psychology4%

  • Business Administration Management And Operations4%

  • 342 other majors68%

People who did this kind of internship end up at the following companies

  • US Congress
  • United States Senate
  • US Department Of State
  • Teach For America
  • Deloitte
Estimated Monthly Living Expenses

For Washington, DC | $5,379/mo

  • Housing/Rent$3,303

  • Miscellaneous$983

  • Food$499

  • Utilities$302

  • Transportation$292


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