Summer Internship Opportunity in Europe!!

The Carbon Market Forum (CMF) at the Centre for European Policy Studies (CEPS) in Brussels is seeking an intern to work for 6 months starting in June 2014, possibly extendible beyond this period.

Responsibilities
•    Carry out research and produce material on projects, with initial focus on carbon leakage
•    Research and draft background materials on climate change, market approaches related to climate change and climate finance
•    Assist with the preparation and publication of CEPS Commentaries and other CEPS publications related to the above subjects
•    Provide support to the Head of the Carbon Market Forum
•    Provide general administrative support to the Carbon Market Forum, including helping to organize CMF meetings.
•    Maintain liaison with stakeholders such as business associations, environmental NGOs, etc.

Requirements
•    A degree in international relations, political science, environmental economics, European studies, or similar
•    English language skills at native-speaker level; French or another language is an asset
•    Experience with an international relations environment, multi-stakeholder process
•    Well organized and able to pay attention to detail, ability to work in a demanding environment, under pressure, take initiative and be a problem-solver
•    Ability to internalize substantial amount of material and think laterally
•    Interest in climate change and market approaches to climate change, international relations
•    Hard working and interested to potentially continue in this field
•    Student status with an authorization to work in Belgium.

Start date: interviews will take place in the third week of January. Work will start as soon as possible after that.
Duration: Six months, extendible for twelve months for the right candidate. Compensation: Depending on the level, experience and background of the candidate. Workplace: Brussels.

If you are interested, please send your CV and a short covering letter to the attention of Andrei Marcu to  andrei.marcu@ceps.eu, no later than 30 May 2014.

 

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