Intern, Responsible Mining and Energy

Location
United States- Arlington, VA Headquarters
Posted
Feb 22, 2017
Closes
May 18, 2017
Industry
Associations
Hours
Full Time
The Intern will provide technical writing, research and administrative support to the Responsible Mining + Energy (RME) Program. This position will support the Program in undertaking research and analysis on environmental and social aspects of the mining and energy sectors, including companies and government policy. This will include, but is not limited to, conducting qualitative and quantitative research; due diligence research; benchmarking current trends, corporate policies, and performance targets and metrics; researching sector best practices such as the IFC Performance Standards. The Intern will analyze research and develop written technical reports (e.g. Microsoft Word) and presentations (e.g. PowerPoint, Excel, Webinars, etc.) with findings and conclusions. This position will work in close collaboration with the Director, Responsible Mining and Energy and other members of the RM+E team.       

RESPONSIBILITIES

Research. Conduct research (due diligence, benchmarking, trends analysis) on key companies, governments and relevant thematic issues in the oil and gas and mining industries, focusing on biodiversity, water, climate and community engagement. 60% Technical writing. Document research findings; analyze information generated from research and draft conclusions and recommendations. 40% WORKING CONDITIONS

This position is based in Arlington, VA This is an office-based work environment  This position is a paid internship opportunity  QUALIFICATIONS

​Working towards a graduate degree preferentially in the environmental sciences, government, public policy, or international relations arenas. Technical proficiency in research and technical writing Excellent oral and written communications skills