Vacancy in Rotterdam: Traineeship Carbon Markets

Vacancy in Rotterdam: Traineeship Carbon Markets

Climate Focus looking for a traineeship for a period of 3 months, with possible extension for another 3 months. The focus of the traineeship will be on carbon markets. The trainee will be based in our Rotterdam office and participate in projects Climate Focus is carrying out for its international clients, including supporting the implementation of corporate carbon offsetting strategies and structuring climate finance programmes. As an integral part of the team, you will have the opportunity to encounter the dynamic challenges specific to the consultancy field we operate in.

 

Specific tasks foreseen: 

  • Implementation of corporate carbon offsetting strategies 
  • Carbon project development 
  • Research on green finance products and green business models 
  • Research on climate policies linked to carbon markets, climate finance, and carbon pricing 
  • Contributing to the acquisition process by supporting with the preparation of proposals 

The traineeship will run for a period of 3 months, with possible extension for another 3 months. Traineeship positions with Climate Focus are paid based on prior experience.

 

Successful candidates will have: 

  • Proven skills (and fluency) in writing papers, articles or reports in the English language 
  • Excellent research and science-based working skills (M.Sc. equivalent degree, ideally business/finance related) 
  • Proven affinity with environmental protection and climate change mitigation 
  • Excellent research and science-based working skills 
  • Interest in the field of climate change policy, climate and development finance or sustainability 
  • Permission to work in the Netherlands 

The candidate should be a team player that enjoys working in a client oriented, international field of business. 
 

Application 

The position is to be filled as soon as possible. If you are interested, please submit your resume and a cover letter in English via e mail to: Szymon Mikolajczyk (s.mikolajczyk [at] climatefocus.com).