Carbon Market Watch Internship – Summer 2019

From May 2019

Position Background

Carbon Market Watch is recruiting a dynamic intern for a 3-6 month position in its Brussels office. The intern will report to the officer in charge and will support the advocacy and communication activities for the organisation.

We offer

  • A challenging and exciting experience with a dynamic organisation working internationally;
  • The opportunity to work at various levels of EU & UN climate policy;
  • Active skill development with communication tools & activities that support CMW’s ongoing campaigns
  • The chance to learn from and be part of a passionate, dedicated team.
  • Flexibility with study commitments

Tasks and responsibilities

  • Supporting with policy research and reporting;
  • Key stakeholder mapping and tracking public institutions;
  • Monitor relevant climate and energy policies at EU and UNFCCC level;
  • Support the preparation of documents including briefing papers, campaign notes and message points;
  • Support the activities of the Carbon Market Watch communication team;
  • Support the organisation with capacity building activities prep;
  • Support in general office administration and ad-hoc tasks.

 Essential requirements

  • Keen knowledge and understanding of the EU decision making process;
  • Some knowledge of and interest in climate policies (UNFCCC, EU), including [but not limited to] emissions trading and offsetting;
  • Self-starter, reliable, able to multitask and prioritize own work;
  • Strong writing skills (English)
  • Great attitude and strong interpersonal skills; able to work independently and as part of a team;
  • Fluent in written and spoken English. German, French and Spanish are considered an advantage.
  • Willingness to lean

 Desired experience:

  • A healthy understanding of the international climate decision making process;
  • Comfortable in time sensitive working environments
  • Prior experience with voluntary and/or NGO;
  • Demonstrated research gathering skills;
  • Proficient in office software, especially with excel, word and outlook.

How to apply:

This internship offer is currently open to enrolled Under/Post- graduate students . Only highly motivated and  professional candidates will be considered.

Application: Please send the following to

Letter of motivation; Recent CV. Please don’t forget to let us know you available start date and what length of time are you available from.

Closing date: 26/04/2019

Start date: Once a suitable candidate has been found.

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