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Internship at the European Photovoltaic Industry Association, Brussels


With about 250 Member companies drawn from across the entire solar electricity sector, the European Photovoltaic Industry Association (EPIA) is the world’s largest photovoltaic industry association and represents about 95% of the European photovoltaic industry and 80% of the worldwide photovoltaic industry.
EPIA is looking for a Business Intelligence Intern.
Main missions: Research on topics related to photovoltaic energy industry, technology and markets Assist in the preparation of industry and technology analysis Assist with the preparation of European projects reports Assist in updating the content of the EPIA website Assist in preparation and taking minutes of Working Group meetings Provide ad hoc support
Profile: Economics or Engineering Additional studies on Energy and/or renewable energies is an asset Understanding of energy issues and strong interest in renewable energies Fluent in English (both written and oral), other language skills (particularly German) are an asset Strong computer skills (MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook) Strong organizational skills Fast learner, ability to work independently and demonstrate team spirit
Important - Conditions
As per Belgian legislation, a monthly reimbursement for expenses on a standard basis is planned. A Convention de Stage (a tripartite agreement signed between EPIA, the intern and his/her university or college) is recommended for higher compensation. Applicants with a scholarship, in particular working on a thesis related to the photovoltaic technology, are welcome to apply.
Apply
A CV and a cover letter should be sent to Mr. Vanbuggenhout at p.vanbuggenhout@epia.org no later than 21 April 2011. Quote reference in subject: “Business Intelligence Intern”. Please note that only short-listed candidates will be contacted for an interview. Candidates should be available to start in May 2011.

EPIA is looking for a: Business Development Unit Intern
Job description:
Within EPIA, the Business Development Unit takes care of Memberships, Sponsorships and Strategic
Partnerships as well as expanding the range of the association's services. The intern will support the
team with the following activities:
 daily membership administration tasks
 Follow-up of partnerships and sponsorship activities (conferences, online advertisement etc. )
 Help with the preparation of international conferences and exhibitions
 Active participation in EPIA’s promotional activities during industry fairs and other occasions
 Market research at European and national levels
 Involvement in main EPIA projects and knowledge sharing events
 Ad hoc departmental support
Profile:
The ideal candidate will have to:
 Be an English native-speaker. Other language is an asset
 Hold a degree in Marketing/Communication and/or Business
 Have and outgoing and proactive personality
 Be familiar with online advertising tools
 Be proficient with MS office
 Have previous working experience in international bodies
Important – Conditions
As per Belgian legislation, the candidate will need to be eligible to sign a Convention de Stage (a tripartite
agreement signed by EPIA, the intern and his/her university or college).
Prospective interns must fulfill this requirement in order to apply.
Apply
A CV and cover letter should be sent to the following email address: e.lenain@epia.org no later than 19th
April 2011. Quote reference in subject: “Business Development Unit Intern”.
Please note that only short-listed candidates will be contacted for an interview.