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Federal Energy Management Impact Fellow
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Federal Energy Management Impact Fellow

Application closes May 15, 2023 at 12pm ET.

Washington D.C. – Full-Time [Remote]


The Department of Energy is seeking a fellow for a 1-year term (with potential opportunity to extend) to join the Federal Energy Management Program (FEMP). The Fellow will work closely with FEMP staff and leadership to develop innovative approaches to help Federal offices achieve their critical missions through diverse topics such as: decarbonization, electrification, efficiency, resilient energy, and water systems, understanding the social cost of carbon and greenhouse gas emissions accounting, and alternative financing and performance contracting to help agencies pay for energy retrofits and deploy energy-conserving technologies.

Current federal employees arenot有资格担任此职位。


The Fellow will have the opportunity to work on several different topics, dependent on interest and development goals. Examples of potential portfolios are described in more detail below:

Decarbonization, Electrification & Efficiency

  • Supporting initiatives that work to electrify the federal fleet, incorporating decarbonization priorities into energy planning and management, leading energy education and training, and piloting grid-enabled technologies.
  • 研究通过创新计划整合能源管理,脱碳,电气化,网络安全和其他联邦要求的最佳实践和政策。
  • Analyzing the energy and non-energy impacts (including resiliency, health, operations, air quality, etc.) of grid enabled technologies and electrification strategies with follow-on publication case studies, white papers, etc.
  • Planning and preparing Requests for Information and Federal Agency Calls for technology deployment that results in job creation, decreased greenhouse gas emissions, increased use of newly validated technology, and energy and environmental justice.

Energy & Water Resilience

  • Creating a systematic approach to agency and site resilience planning that helps organizations assess current infrastructure against mission priorities and risk, including climate risks, identify solutions, and prioritize solutions and projects for implementation.
  • 优化组织运作减少东北偏东rgy and water use and peak demand as the “first line of defense” that enables the site to meet energy and water requirements.
  • 确保组织培训了人员和能力,可以预料,准备,适应,承受,响应,响应并迅速从计划和计划外事件引起的能源和水中断中恢复。
  • 建立足够的资源,声音基础设施,并确定的相互依存关系,这些相互依存关系在正常和破坏的操作过程中为必要的功能提供所需的能量和水。

Enhancing Federal Analysis

  • Conducting analysis to support the implementation of Administration energy and water goals and objectives.
  • Exploring the utilization of the social cost of carbon in Federal Facility rule making and incorporation into performance based contracting mechanisms.
  • Analyzing FEMP tools and resources to determine applicability of including externalities such as the social cost of carbon in analysis output.
  • 量化处境不利社区的空气质量改进的指标。


  • A background in transportation, public policy, engineering, environmental science or other natural science, and economics or other quantitative discipline.
  • Experience in electric vehicle and infrastructure deployment, energy efficiency or technology, and transportation and alternative fuels preferred.
  • 牢固的书面和口头交流,分析和技术技能。
  • Related Policy Interests: Cybersecurity, Economic policy, Emerging technologies, Energy and Power, Environment and Climate, Forestry, Water, and Natural resources, Funding, research and grants, Infrastructure, Urban Development, and Transportation.
  • Desired Skills and Proficiencies: Big data & Analytics, Contracts and/or Grants management, Curriculum Development, Data Visualization/Infographics, Ethics and Social responsibility, Finance and Budget, Leadership development, Market research, Monitoring & evaluation, Organization development, Policy analysis, Product development, Program management, Project management, Quality management, Recruitment, Risk assessment, Strategic planning.


Unfortunately, FAS is unable to consider current federal employees for the FAS Impact Fellowship.




In compliance with federal law, all persons hired will be required to verify identity and eligibility to work in the United States and to complete the required employment eligibility verification form upon hire. Applicants must be currently authorized to work in the United States on a full-time basis; the employer will not sponsor applicants for work visas.

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