Intern - Strategic Analysis

Company Name:
National Rural Electric Cooperative Association
The National Rural Electric Cooperative Association (NRECA), with offices in Arlington, VA and Lincoln, NE is the trade association for over 900 consumer-owned electric cooperatives serving more than 42 million people. NRECA is committed to harnessing the strength of America's electric cooperatives into a single powerful voice. NRECA has won the following awards over the past few years:
100 Best Places to Work - ComputerWorld Magazine
50 Greatest places to Work - AARP
50 Best Places to Work - The Washingtonian
CARE Award Recipient - Recognizing organizations that promote a positive work-life balance
At NRECA, we work with people who are leaders in their fields, they are down-to-earth, hardworking professionals committed to helping our members serve their communities. Our work is interesting and constantly evolving and requiring new skills to meet the evolving needs of a dynamic industry. In this collegial, inclusive work environment, united around the compelling purpose and history of electric cooperatives, we thrive. And topping it off, NRECA cares about each person's overall well-being, encouraging health, financial security, and a sustainable work/life balance.
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To provide economic research support to the development of an important study that highlights the success of the U.S. electric cooperative program and its role within the U.S. economy.
Purpose and Mission
Hands-on economic research to identify key theories and empirical data that help to explain the success of electric cooperatives. Understand the sources and uses of energy industry data and how rural electric co-ops fit into the electric industry and the economy as a whole. Data analysis using EXCEL, ACCESS and other specialized analytical software. Prepare written reports using WORD for use by NRECA staff and members.
Conduct economic research to address the following questions:
1. Is affordable electricity a necessary condition for economic growth?
2. Does the presence of electric cooperatives help to assure a reliable, affordable electricity supply that might not otherwise be universally available?
3. What has been the economic impact of electric cooperatives in the U.S.?
Requirements and Qualifications
This is an intern position.
3.0 or above GPA required and Must be a rising junior or senior
Dates: May 19th thru August 8th, 2014
Wages: $17 per hour
All candidates must apply on-line at to be considered.
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Job Title : Intern - Strategic Analysis
Location : Arlington, VA, US

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