Minnesota Clean Cities Coalition Seeks Summer Intern

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The Minnesota Clean Cities Coalition, coordinated by the American Lung Association in Minnesota, is seeking an intern for a paid position working from approximately June 3 – August 16, 2024 to be hosted by the St. Paul office. Argonne National Laboratory offers internships through the Clean Cities University Workforce Development Program to support local Clean Cities Coalitions.

This summer 2024, the U.S. Department of Energy’s Clean Cities University Workforce Development Program (CCUWDP) invites undergraduate and graduate students to start their professional journey in our clean transportation transition.

The Clean Cities and Communities network has been working at the forefront of the nation’s clean energy and economic security since 1993.  Coalitions across the nation cultivate local partnerships to find innovative ways of advancing equitable, efficient, and clean transportation fuels and technologies.

This is an exciting time to be in the transportation industry, and we invite students to join us in shifting the way our nation thinks about and accesses clean transportation. Interns in this competitively-selected program will gain first-hand experience working with coalition staff and their stakeholders, to make our future better together.

Whether you’re an undergraduate or graduate student, or have recently graduated within the past year, this program will provide you with unparalleled first-hand experience in the world of clean transportation.

Position Description:

This full time paid position will require the student to work a hybrid schedule. The student will work to educate and engage users of alternative fuel vehicles and advanced technologies through data analysis, virtual/in-person events, communications, initiatives and other forms of outreach. Project workplan will depend on student experience and strengths.

Under supervision the intern will:

  • Assist staff with support of virtual and/or in-person events during the summer including alternative fuel workshops and trainings, electric vehicle outreach and station education
  • Manage and collect data for report on electric vehicle adoption
  • Develop newsletter articles and help manage social media content
  • Analyze survey data from events
  • Complete activity reports and other paperwork as required


Preference given to candidates with:

  • Must be undergraduate in Junior or Senior year or graduate student
  • Background in natural or social sciences including environmental, marketing/graphic design, public relations, health education
  • Ability to prioritize, multi-task and remain flexible with work activities and schedule
  • Competent in Microsoft Word, PowerPoint, Excel, Outlook
  • Ability to work some evenings and weekends


  • Full-time position (30-40 hours per week)
  • Pay rate: based on undergrad or graduate level ($4,500 – $7,200)
  • Position is grant funded and is dependent upon availability of funds

Application Procedure:

Cover letter must address related jobs, responsibilities and relevant experience

Please send cover letter & resume to: Lisa Thurstin at 651-223-9568 or lisa.thurstin@lung.org

Deadline to apply: May 3, 2023

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