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Our Openings

The EFI Foundation has built a team of data-driven innovators dedicated to accelerating the transition to a low-carbon economy. See all open positions here.


Communications Associate

The Communication Associate will work with the senior communications managers to plan and implement effective strategic communications efforts to promote the EFI Foundation’s analytical work to various audiences. You must have 3+ years of post-graduate experience in communications, preferably in energy communications. In this role, you will write, edit, and manage a variety of strategic content to communicate complex ideas to technical and non-technical audiences.


Research Fellow, Ethanol

The EFI Foundation is seeking a Research Fellow to perform analysis under the oversight of the Deputy Director of Research.  Research Fellows primarily do research, analysis, writing, data collection, and visualization development for clean energy analytical and policy development projects. You must have 1 – 5 years of work and/or study on analytical issues related to ethanol or carbon management more broadly. Our preference is for applicants in the D.C. area able to work on a hybrid schedule, but we are open to discussing fully remote situations.

Photo of EFI Foundation's (left to right) Sonia Velasquez, Alicia Moulton, and Jaycee Scanlon
EFI Foundation’s Communications Team: (left to right) Sonia Velasquez, Alicia Moulton, and Jaycee Scanlon

What We Do

We’re passionate about solutions that drive change

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Original Research Built for Action

We’re committed to pursuing original research. We provide public and private decision-makers with strategic insights and integrated policy solutions and viable implementation pathways.

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Convening Conversations

We convene industry, labor, policymakers, and NGOs to forge practical, implementable climate change solutions. Lasting solutions to the climate crisis are only possible when you engage all stakeholders.

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Innovation Opportunities

We’re promoting strong communities and a 21st Century energy workforce, with a focus on city, state, and regional innovation opportunities.

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Global Energy Security Mindset

We engage globally to advance collective energy security goals, with the objective of increasing access to energy for the 800 million people who need it.