02 February 2021

ECOS is hiring! – Internship in Climate & Energy

We are looking for a highly motivated Intern to join our Climate & Energy team, with a particular focus on the decarbonisation of the heating sector

Application deadline: 21 February 

Your main tasks will be to:

  • Assist programme managers in day-to-day tasks that relate to the inclusion of environmental aspects in policy and standards, in support of ECOS’ Climate and Energy work.
  • Research, analyse and report on policy and standardisation developments related to:
    • Ecodesign and energy labelling particularly with a focus on heating appliances
    • Hydrogen, Batteries, and wider energy-related policies such as the Energy Efficiency Directive and the Renewable Energy Directive.
    • Right to repair and EU product policy more broadly
  • Assist programme managers in the development of communication material, including blog posts and articles
  • Support the programme managers in the organisation of meetings and events
  • Assist with fundraising, reporting and other administrative tasks


Skills and experience required:

  • University degree in environmental sciences, engineering, or. a degree in political science with a focus on European affairs.
  • Good understanding of EU policy-making process
  • Commitment to the values, vision and mission of environmental NGOs
  • Strong analytical skills & ability to present technical information in simple terms
  • Ability to work effectively both independently and as part of a team
  • Excellent writing, communication, networking skills
  • Professional fluency in oral and written English, other languages are an asset

What we offer:

  • A six months full-time internship under the CIP (Convention d’immersion professionnelle) framework.
  • A dynamic international working environment
  • Being part of a dedicated team whose common goal it is to protect the environment

How to apply:

Applicants should send a CV and cover letter by no later than 21 February 2021 to: info@ecostandard.org, with the subject line “INTERN-CLIMATE-ENERGY: your name”. The first round of interviews will take place shortly after the application deadline. We regret that only short-listed candidates will be contacted.

ECOS is co-funded by the European Commission and EFTA

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