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Energy Intern

Reference   (Please mention Stopdodo/Environment Jobs in your application)
Sectors Sustainability, Climate, CSR, EMS
Town/City London
Salary Additional Information Voluntary
Type Temporary / Contract / Seasonal
Status Part Time / Per Day
Level Voluntary & Interns
Deadline 29/06/2015
Company Name Forum for the Future
Contact Name Sophie Kennedy
Telephone 020 7324 3630
Email recruitment@forumforthefuture.org
Website Further Details / Applications
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Directory Entry : Most organisations now recognise that global challenges like climate change, food and energy security and population growth will mean big changes for the way they operate. Forum for the Future's role is to help them find their way to a sustainable and successful future.
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Our Energy team is looking for an intern, based in our London office, to work with us across a number of exciting projects. Our Energy projects bring together groups of organisations for long term collaboration towards a sustainable energy system. We look to create progressive changes to policies, business models, mind sets, finance and technologies. This internship is a fantastic opportunity to experience and contribute to our work.

The intern will work on a variety of projects and research pieces across the energy system, mostly with a UK-focus. Examples are the Community Energy Coalition, the Community Energy Fortnight, Farm Power & the Big Energy Vision.

Responsibilities for the intern could include:

  • Research on a decentralised UK energy system, including trends technologies, issues and policies;
  • Research and support for business development opportunities with collaboration partners;
  • Support for energy team events;
  • Administration support, including minute taking for meetings and excel spreadsheets to support project work;
  • Assistance in maintaining energy project webpages and social media channels, including the www.ukcec.org website.

Desirable experience:

  • Knowledge of, and interest in, energy issues affecting the UK, in particular renewable and community energy;
  • Event planning and support;
  • Qualitative and quantitative research;
  • Use of databases.

The internship could offer opportunities to:

  • Build unique insights into changing the UK energy system through involvement in cutting-edge projects;
  • Be a part of and contribute to project design, planning and delivery;
  • Gain practical experience of event planning and delivery;
  • Gain experience in stakeholder management;
  • Strengthen research skills;
  • Access to Forum for the Future resources and learning programme.

This internship covers three to five days a week for three months. Lunch expenses up to £5 a day and travel costs from within London (zones 1-6) can be reclaimed.

To apply, please send your CV with a covering letter explaining how you meet the requirements and why you would like to intern with Forum's Energy team, together with an equal opportunities form to Sophie Kennedy, HR Assistant, Forum for the Future, London EC1V 3QN, or by email to recruitment@forumforthefuture.org

CVs should be no more than two pages in length, covering letters one. The equal opportunities form will be detached from your application and will not form part of the shortlisting or selection process.

Closing date: 9am, Monday 29th June 2015

Interviews: Wed 15th/ Thus 16th July 2015

Start date: Monday 20th July 2015

Due to the number of applications we receive we are unable to respond to all applicants. If you have not heard from us by close of business on Thursday 16 July, we will not be taking your application further.

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