Institute for European Environmental Policy – Internship in London!

Posted on November 16, 2010

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Today’s position: The Institute for European Environmental Policy (IEEP) is accepting applications for its Climate Change and Energy Programme Internship in London! The internship is for a minimum 3 month period beginning in January 2011.

Working within the Climate Change and Energy Programme, the mandate of the internship is to contribute primarily to a social scientific research project that investigates public perceptions on carbon capture and storage, and aims to translate this knowledge into improved communication and participation strategies.

The IEEP Climate Change and Energy Programme works on a range of policy issues that have environmental implications within Europe, as well as in international climate policy in which the EU plays a role. Current foci include: biofuels and renewable energy, international climate policy, adaptation, carbon capture and storage, and technology innovation policy.

The successful internship applicant would work with the team in developing current projects and assisting in research. Specific tasks would primarily involve assisting with research projects in the collection of quantitative and qualitative information through literature searches and telephone interviews, and providing written summaries of research.

What they’re looking for:

 

  • hold, or be working towards, a degree or equivalent in a relevant environmental subject (environmental policy, climate change, energy policy or related subjects)
  • have a demonstrated interest in energy or climate change policy, environmental technologies, environmental socio-economics and EU policy
  • have initiative and be flexible with regard to the tasks they may be asked to complete
  • be capable of working independently
  • be a good communicator – written and orally
  • have good organisational skills
  • have a demonstrated interest in academic research
  • be reliable and capable of paying close attention to detail and
  • have good computing skills
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    The internship is unsalaried with local travel and lunches paid. Interns are normally asked to work 37.5 hours (5 days) unless there is an agreement reached in advance. Interns should be based out of London. Interested in this fantastic opportunity? You can send your short cover letter and CV to jdesbarats@ieep.eu; be sure to include an acknowledgment in your cover letter that the internship is unpaid.

    Looking for something specific? Give us some details on what you’re looking for and we’ll do our best to post something relevant to your skills and background!

    the links:

    http://www.ieep.eu/vacancies/jobitem.php?item=20

    http://www.ieep.eu/index.php

    http://www.ieep.eu/aboutieep/aboutieep.php

    http://www.lonelyplanet.com/england/london

     

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