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Internship, Junior Researcher

Reference   (Please mention Stopdodo/Environment Jobs in your application)
Sectors Sustainability, Climate, CSR, EMS
Town/City Brussels
Salary (Minimum)
Salary (Maximum)
Type Temporary / Contract / Seasonal
Status Full Time
Level Voluntary & Interns
Deadline 15/10/2021
Company Name European Roundtable on Climate Change and Sustainable Transition
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ERCST (European Roundtable on Climate Change and Sustainable Transition) in Brussels is seeking an intern (Junior Researcher) for 6-9 months starting immediately, possibly extendible beyond this period as a Researcher.


  • Carry out research activities for ERCST’s main work streams such as the European Green Deal, the EU ETS, Border Carbon Adjustments, Just Transition;
  • Research and draft background materials on the above-mentioned topics, and other topics related to climate and energy policies;
  • Communication activities, including website and social media management;
  • Maintain liaison with stakeholders such as policymaker, business associations,environmental NGOs, etc in his/her area of work;
  • Provide support to the director of the European Roundtable on Climate Change and Sustainable Transition.

Skills and Requirements

  • (Educational) background includes preference for political economy, environmental economics, or similar – a good understanding of economics is important;
  • Interest in climate and energy policy and politics – existing knowledge of climate change policy and market approaches to climate change is desirable;
  • Native speaker standard of English – proficiency in other languages will be considered an advantage;
  • Be well-organised and able to pay attention to detail;
  • Ability to work in a demanding environment, take initiative and solve problems while under pressure;
  • Ability to internalise substantial amounts of (new) materials and think laterally;
  • Authorisation to work in Belgium.

Start date: interviews start as applications are received. Work will start as soon as possible after a suitable candidate is found.
Duration: Six to nine months, extendible as a Researcher for the right candidate. Compensation: Competitive, depending on the level, experience and background of the candidate.
Workplace: ERCST offices, Brussels.

If you are interested, please send your CV and a 1-page cover letter to the attention of Andrei Marcu to ercst@ercst.org.

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