About AAPA: Founded in 1912, AAPA is the unified and collective voice of the seaport industry in the Americas. AAPA empowers Port Authorities, maritime industry partners, and service providers to serve their global customers and create economic and social value for their communities. Our activities, resources, and partnerships connect, inform, and unify seaport leaders and maritime professionals in all segments of the industry around the Western Hemisphere. AAPA’s membership consists of 80 American ports and dozens of ports in Canada, the Caribbean, and Latin America.
Location: Washington, DC
Duration: The Spring 2022 semester, approximately January-May
- Conduct research on environmental issues affecting ports, including emission mitigation, equipment electrification, low and zero carbon maritime fuels, ecology, and more.
- Assist in the drafting of membership communications and publications.
- Support AAPA’s partnerships with organizations in the environmental and maritime industries.
- Assist in work on infrastructure policy areas not directly related to environmental policy as interest and time allow.
About the Internship:
- The intern would report to AAPA’s Government Relations Associate, who also serves as liaison to the AAPA Environment Committee.
- The intern would be expected to work 2-3 days per week, and AAPA would be flexible to the intern’s academic and scheduling needs.
- The intern would be expected to work at the AAPA office near Capitol Hill in Washington, DC for most of the internship. The intern would have the opportunity to work remotely for 25-50% of the internship.
- The ideal intern would be an undergraduate, graduate student, or recent graduate with experience and education in environmental science, engineering, policy, or politics.
- This internship is unpaid.
To Apply: Email a resume and cover letter to email@example.com with the subject line “Environmental Policy Intern Application”. In your cover letter, please discuss your interest in environmental and/or infrastructure policy, your academic interests, and your interest/experience with federal legislative policy. Please indicate in your cover letter how you found this internship posting.