Congressional Fellow

Job description

Organization Overview
ClearPath’s mission is to develop and advance conservative policies to address climate change
by accelerating clean energy innovation. To advance that mission, we develop cutting-edge
policy and messaging, educate policymakers, and collaborate with academics and industry.
Started in 2014 by entrepreneur Jay Faison, ClearPath engages in the direct education of policy
makers within the White House, Congress, Executive Agencies, and regulators like the NRC
and FERC.
ClearPath team members believe in small government, free markets, and American
entrepreneurship. Those principles form the basis for how the team analyzes proposed clean
energy and climate policy.

Job Summary
ClearPath is looking to sponsor several Congressional Policy Fellows. Specifically we are
looking for individuals mid-career interested in an educational opportunity to work temporarily in Congress. Opportunities may be on the House or Senate side on key committees working on
climate and clean energy policy. In this role you will be expected to pursue educational
opportunities in Congress to broaden your portfolio and capabilities.
This position works collaboratively on a diverse set of clean energy technologies. Fellows will
collect and assess data, contribute to written products such as policy briefs and research
papers, build relationships with private sector and academic partners to inform policy analysis,
and participate in federal policy maker education.
This is a temporary one-year fellowship. Based on performance and operational openings,
fellows may be considered for continued employment within ClearPath or within our network of
stakeholders past one year, if mutually agreeable.

Job Description
● Conduct research and analyses of policy, technologies, and industry trends for diverse
portfolio focused on clean energy, climate or environmental issues
● Provide insights and quality written products pertaining to ongoing legislative, regulatory,
and policy activities across the federal government
● Responsibilities may include responding to constituent mail, attending constituent
meetings, attending hearings, conducting research, drafting memos and tracking
● Produce research insights and written products pertaining to ongoing clean energy
legislative, regulatory and innovation activities across the federal government
ClearPath | 518 C Street NE, Suite 300 | Washington, DC | 20002
● Track federal clean energy programs, such the RD&D programs at the Department of
Energy and U.S. national laboratories, and make recommendations to improve their
● Prioritize, execute and raise the visibility of policy agenda. This includes identifying the
"white space" and leveraging it as an opportunity for growth
● Communicate complex ideas clearly, simply and convincingly, internally and externally to
both technical and non-technical audiences
● Network and Engage with stakeholders on policy issues, e.g. the Department of Energy,
the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission, relevant Congressional Committees, key
stakeholders, and industry groups.

Candidate requirements

● College degree required
● 2-5 years of experience in a highly related field
● Professional experience in climate policy or clean energy policy is a plus.
● Solid understanding of Congress or the Administration including prior policy portfolio
preferred. Individuals should be knowledgeable of current policy issues, and have a
thorough understanding of the legislative process.
● Strong writing and analytical skills
● Prior exposure to Capitol Hill preferred
● A professional and personal commitment to ClearPath’s mission and values

Compensation & Benefits
● Competitive salary commensurate with experience
● Comprehensive health, dental, vision, life, and disability insurance
● Retirement Benefit offering an employer matching contribution of employee contributions
$1 for $1 on the first 5% of pay you contribute

Please send resume and writing samples to

At ClearPath, we value a diverse and inclusive workforce. We believe our team is the key to
making an impact and fulfilling our mission. ClearPath is an equal opportunity employer. We do
not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation,
age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.

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