Date Added: 5 June 2018
: 19 June 2018
Job Title: Research Analyst - 3-month Internship
Working For: World Coal Association
Salary: £10.20 per hour - London Living Wage
This is an exciting opportunity to gain experience in a global organisation, working on issues that are challenging and of relevance beyond the energy industry.
This is a three-month, fixed term contract.
The role will specifically be working on a research project on carbon capture, utilisation and storage (CCUS), a technology that is essential to meeting the challenge of climate change.
This project will involve:
- Conducting independent desktop research into the investments and activities of the coal industry in CCUS technology.
- Interviewing relevant stakeholders on their investments.
- Bringing together this research and analysis into a report suitable for a policy audience.
As a member of a small professional team the intern will also be expected to assist with other tasks involved in the operations of WCA as directed by the Chief Executive/Communications & Strategy Director.
The successful candidate should have the confidence and ability to work independently under broad guidance.
The role is a full-time position, based in our central London office.
The Intern must be able to demonstrate the following qualifications and skills:
- educated to degree level, preferably in economics, mathematics, statistics or related discipline
- interest in international energy, climate, development and / or environmental policy issues
- substantial quantitative, analytical and statistical skills
- thorough attention to detail and accuracy
- ability to write and communicate technical analyses clearly
- high proficiency in Microsoft Excel and proficiency in Microsoft Word and Power Point
Closing Date: 19 June 2018
WCA will conduct interviews at its central London office in June/July, with the potential for second interviews shortly afterwards.
Please send through CV, covering letter and a short writing sample (2-4 pages) to firstname.lastname@example.org. The writing sample can be a piece of work you’ve prepared as part of your degree/produced for another platform and doesn’t have to be on the topic of energy.
Please note, we're unable to acknowledge receipt of applications.