Economist

Climate Analytics

Berlin, , DE

Job description

We are looking for a French-speaking Intern to join our Economics Team for a project funded by international financial institutions on adaptation / disaster risk management, development and economics focusing on Africa.

Your tasks include

  • Collecting and analysing data and policy documents;
  • Drafting structured literature research and review in French and English;
  • Contributing to writing of research articles and reports in French and English;
  • Contributing to develop relevant statistical, econometric methodologies;
  • Writing applications for research projects with the economics team;
  • Assisting the team in the monitoring and evaluation of on-going projects.

Your Profile

  • Master’s degree (obtained or on-going) in economics, or development economics, preferably with demonstrated knowledge of climate change issues;
  • High proficiency spoken and written French and English (required);
  • Academic background in statistics and econometrics (required);
  • Demonstrated interest in climate change, adaptation and disaster risk reduction (required). Prior knowledge and experience with climate change adaptation and disaster risk reduction literature is an advantage;
  • Motivated, hard-working, solution-orientated, flexible with high level of professional integrity;
  • Ability to work independently, readiness to travel, good communication skills;
  • Excellent knowledge of Microsoft Office Applications (Word, Excel and Power Point);
  • Proven knowledge of R programming is necessary.

What we offer

  • Exciting working environment in a culturally diverse, highly motivated team;
  • Participation in high-level international reports and research;
  • Exposure to advanced discussions on climate science, economics and policy;
  • The internship is paid.

POSITION TYPE

ORGANIZATION TYPE

EXPERIENCE-LEVEL

DEGREE REQUIRED

LANGUAGE REQUIRED