Would you like to develop your competences in the green transition, research, and policy? Then you might be Nordic Energy Research’s new intern for the autumn of 2024.

At Nordic Energy Research you will get a rewarding internship in energy and Nordic cooperation. You will have the opportunity to gain educational and diverse work experience, try many different tasks, and expand your knowledge on how Nordic collaboration influences energy policy and research internationally. You will also get to work with dedicated colleagues from across the Nordic region and to establish an international network.

Nordic Energy Research has 17 employees from all over the Nordic countries and we are centrally located in Oslo together with our sister organisations Nordic Innovation and Nordforsk. In addition to an interesting workplace, you will have the opportunity to experience the joy of living in a small city with immediate proximity to both cultural and natural experiences.

Nordic Energy Research is the Nordic Council of Ministers’ institution for joint energy research and policy cooperation. The aims of our work include increasing cooperation on sustainable forms of energy, stimulating the development of new and competitive energy solutions, and supporting the Nordic region’s green transition to carbon neutrality.

What we are looking for

Someone who is proactive, committed, and able to work independently as well as in a team. You are service-oriented and thrive in an international and dynamic environment, have an interest in energy and sustainable development, and can express yourself very well both orally and in writing in at least one Scandinavian language (Danish, Norwegian or Swedish) and English.

For this internship we are looking for 1–2 university students or recent graduates with a relevant field of study.

Here you can read interviews with current and former interns at Nordic Energy Research:

Ragnhild Leganger

Erling Gjerde Førland

Work tasks

We want your time with us to be exciting and that it provides you with experiences helpful in your future career. With us, you will have the opportunity to work on many varied assignments. One of our advisers will be your dedicated mentor.

Your main tasks will be to support the management and advisers in various projects. You will also support the communications department in their work on our new website.

In general, your tasks will be designed according to your knowledge and experience, as well as our ongoing projects. However, we expect you to be able to:

  • Assist our advisors in the administration and management of current research programmes and projects.
  • Assist in the preparation and realisation of meetings, conferences and seminars, including meeting packages, minutes and schedules.
  • Assist our communications department with the implementation of the new website and other tasks as needed.
  • Contribute to the functioning of daily practical routines in the office, and the planning and organisation of social events.

How to apply

We only accept applications in one Scandinavian language (Swedish, Danish or Norwegian). Your application should consist of your CV and a description of why you are applying for an internship with us and why we should choose you. Please include examples of texts or graphics you have produced. We will accept applications until 30 April 2024.

Apply here

Further information

Start date: August 2024

Scope: Full time for up to six months

Workplace: Oslo, Norway

Salary: Interns receive a trainee salary of NOK 23,000 per month. Some benefits are also included. If you move to Norway from abroad, we will pay for your flight tickets to and from Oslo.

For more information, please contact Head of Communications Maria Eklöf or CEO Klaus Skytte.