Energy for Growth Hub

Job Opportunity: Energy Technology Associate

Job Opportunity: Energy Technology Associate

The Energy for Growth Hub is seeking a future policy star to join our team working on energy technology. This position will perform original policy research and analysis, and provide input and support across all our workstreams, with a focus on development policies that support advanced nuclear, enhanced geothermal, electric vehicles (EVs), and other emerging energy technologies in frontier markets across Africa and Asia. We especially seek to shape US government tools, influence international institutions, and support African and Asian policymakers.


  • Researching and analyzing global power sector and energy investment trends across emerging economies in Africa & Asia
  • Supporting projects on geospatial data analysis of electricity consumption, electricity reliability, as well as frontier market readiness for EVs, advanced nuclear, and other emerging technologies
  • Analyzing, synthesizing, and presenting data in clear, compelling formats (e.g., graphics, slide decks, and short memos)
  • Drafting and editing papers, blogs, memos, and grant reports
  • Working closely with other team members, affiliated fellows, and external partners
  • Adapting and targeting communications for diverse audiences, including non-subject matter experts
  • Working both on a small team and independently
  • Other tasks and responsibilities that arise often at a small, flexible nonprofit


  • Most important → Clear concise writing and be hyper-organized
  • Must have → Demonstrated passion for our mission
  • Several years experience at a related organization
  • BA or Masters in a relevant field (e.g., public policy, economics, engineering, IR)
  • Knowledge of Tableau, Excel, R, or Stata is a plus
  • Sense of humor!

Location: Washington DC preferred but open to remote.

To apply: 

  1. Please answer 3 short questions here in lieu of a cover letter.
  2. Send your CV and one brief writing sample (e.g., blog post, article, or paper summary) that best shows your writing style to with “Associate Application from [YOUR NAME]” in the subject line. No cover note is required.