Deadline: 27 November 2015
Open to: applicants fluent in English with strong knowledge and/or relevant experience in economics
Remuneration: EUR 755 per month
Transport & Environment (T&E), the leading Brussels-based NGO promoting cleaner transport in Europe, is recruiting a trainee to join its transport team. The ideal candidate will have a degree in economics and relevant experience in environmental and/or transport policy, including on topics like pricing, modelling, or other relevant topics such as EU climate policy. The intern would assist the transport & vehicles team in developing and implementing policy ideas. This is a fixed six-month contract. Principal duties and responsibilities will involve:
- Research, drafting policy papers/briefings and developing and implementing policy ideas;
- Participation in seminars, stakeholder meetings and other events;
- Monitoring industrial and regulatory developments;
- Helping organize events in Parliament;
- Supporting the T&E staffs with ad hoc tasks as appropriate.
To be eligible for an internship following skills and competences are required:
- Strong knowledge and/or relevant experience in economics, ideally including:
- EU climate policy;
- External costs and road charging;
- (Fuel) taxation policy;
- Vehicle CO2 regulation (cars, vans, trucks);
- Good written and verbal communications skills including the ability to synthesize complicated policy issues into digestible products;
- Willingness to learn and dig into transport issues. Well-organized and able to work on projects autonomously;
- Proven ability to work effectively in a multicultural team environment and strong interpersonal skills;
- Good knowledge of Microsoft Excel;
- Fluency in English is essential. German is a very big plus.
The position is a full-time one, with a fixed six-month contract and a monthly remuneration of EUR 755.
How to apply?
The deadline for applications is 27 November 2015. To apply please send following documents to [email protected]:
- Short cover letter explaining why you want to work for us; ideally, not longer than half a page;
- One page essay on how the candidate sees the role of pricing and economic instruments in the greening and decarbonisation of transport.
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