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Reference: 66284

Date Added: 5 June 2018
Closing Date: 19 June 2018

Job Title: Research Analyst - 3-month Internship

Working For: World Coal Association

Location: London

Salary: £10.20 per hour - London Living Wage

Job Details

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:

  1. Conducting independent desktop research into the investments and activities of the coal industry in CCUS technology.
  2. Interviewing relevant stakeholders on their investments.
  3. 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

Interview/Start Dates

WCA will conduct interviews at its central London office in June/July, with the potential for second interviews shortly afterwards.

Application Details

Please send through CV, covering letter and a short writing sample (2-4 pages) to kwarrick@worldcoal.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.

Website: https://www.worldcoal.org

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