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Environmental Research Consultant

This internship is part funded by Santander.

This internship is an exciting business development project, researching interest in the company's services. The project would be customer focused for a candidate with knowledge of the benefits of environmental technologies, the subsequent cost efficiencies that these provide to business and payback of them. The project will involve interaction with all sectors and industries. The candidate will have some knowledge of the water industry and water use within all industries and sectors. Technical knowledge of energy and water saving technologies is an advantage but not essential. The successful candidate must have their own laptop, usb headset for Skype meetings, and a good broadband connection for when working from home. However, for most of the internship the intern will be expected to be based in offices in Lancaster Environment Centre, working alongside the Company Director and other interns.

This is a summer internship for just under three months, and is part-funded by banking group Santander. It is envisaged that the successful candidate will start as soon as exams or term has ended.

Skills required

A good understanding of environmental issues related to energy reduction and efficiency including government targets

Excellent verbal communications skills and an assured telephone manner

A good working knowledge of IT including Excel spread sheets

Excellent time management skills and the ability to work one's own initiative

Confident, friendly and outgoing personality.

Resilient, able to deal with setbacks and take on board constructive feedback.

Further information

Organisation

Carbon Action Ltd
Carbon Action Ltd - Take Action on your Carbon Footprint! Carbon Action Ltd is an Environmental and Sustainability consultancy. The company combines valuable energy, climate change and environmental expertise with powerful IT, knowledge management and marketing capability. A young and energetic company, Carbon Action Ltd helps both individuals and organisations understand complex issues and empowers them with high quality consultancy advice. Their goal is to link all their advice and products directly to the bottom line of their clients' organisations, saving otherwise lost profit margin whilst simultaneously helping them become more environmentally sound.

Location

Lancaster Environment Centre , Lancaster University

Hourly rate

£6.31 (plus holiday pay)

Closing date

Sun 1st June 2014

Interview date

Mon 9th June 2014