• Full Time - Graduate
  • Michigan

Third Way

Location: Detroit and Flint, MI


This is a long-term contract (1099) opportunity to work with
Third Way’s Climate & Energy Program. This role requires a self-starter and an independent professional who has a deep understanding of Michigan and its social and political systems. Knowledge of local/state government or energy policy would be helpful, but not required. The role is based in Michigan and requires regular travel across a 3-4 county area that includes Detroit and Flint.


  • Identify and build relationships with key stakeholders who could take an interest in clean hydrogen projects, including local NGOs, environmental justice groups, as well as local government officials and project developers.
  • Help coordinate focus groups and listening sessions, as well as educational workshops that give community members access to scientific and technical experts.
  • Help identify common questions, concerns, and opportunities raised by communities that should be examined and addressed by technical experts or project developers.


Must have at least 5 years’ experience in campaigning, community organizing, government affairs, or public affairs. Successful candidates will have a proven ability to build relationships with community leaders, design outreach strategies, and oversee a field organizing operation.

Contract length and Remuneration:

The expected commitment and length of the full-time contract will be 40 hours/week for a duration of approximately 10 months, running from May 2024 – March 2025. Pay will be $7400 – $8300/month, depending on

Please send a cover letter and resume to:
Dr. Rudra V Kapila; rkapila@thirdway.org; 703.776.0612

To apply for this job email your details to rkapila@thirdway.org