• RCREEE Internship | Arab Program for Sustainable Energy Youth (APSEY)

    RCREEE Internship | Arab Program for Sustainable Energy Youth (APSEY)

    Location: Egypt

    Job Description

    Call for Candidatures to the 14th round of the Arab Program for Sustainable Energy Youth (APSEY)

    The Regional Center for Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency (RCREEE), in cooperation with the OPEC Fund for International Development (OFID) offers recent graduates 6 internship opportunities at its regional headquarters in Cairo.

    Member States

    Egypt, Algeria, Bahrain, Djibouti, Iraq, Jordan, Kuwait, Lebanon, Libya, Mauritania, Morocco, Palestine, Somalia, Sudan, Syria, Tunisia, Yemen

    The selected interns should be prepared to relocate to Cairo and work in a fast-paced team environment. Interns will complete the internship period having gained a broad experience in renewable energy, energy efficiency, and regional cooperation fields. Among the activities to be carried out during the 6 months are:

    • Hands-on training on data mining, research and analysis skills through direct involvement in regional and country level research

    • Placement in RCREEE projects under the supervision of Program Managers and Senior Experts

    • Technical training courses by leading regional technical experts from the region

    • Soft skills training courses (communication skills, leadership and project management, business and technical writing)

    • Attending relevant regional workshops and/or Exchange mission with other young professionals to collaborate on running projects

    • Periodic evaluation and feedback

    Benefits and Offers

    • The internship program operates on a remunerative basis. For interns from countries other than the host country, travel arrangements are the responsibility of RCREEE

    • Non-Egyptian interns will receive a monthly amount equivalent to 600 Euros to cover accommodation and living expenses.

    • It is the responsibility of the intern to arrange for his/her accommodation. RCREEE provides selected interns with a list of brokers’ contacts.

    • Egyptian interns will receive a monthly amount equivalent to 300 Euros

    • Medical Insurance is the sole responsibility of the intern

    Duties and Responsibilities

    Your main responsibilities in this role include the following:

    • Research and analysis on renewable energy and energy efficiency trends and technologies in the Arab States

    • Engage in project support and implementation in the fields of policy, institutional development, facts/figures, finance and private investments promotion relevant to RE/EE.

    • Engage in RCREEE’s business development activities.

    Job Requirements

    • Recent graduate of: Engineering, Environmental Studies, Economics, Political Science, or Business Administration

    • Being enrolled in or a holder of a relevant Master’s Degree is a plus

    • Previous experience in the field of sustainable energy and similar developmental projects is a plus

    • Fluency in Arabic and one of the two languages; English or French, is a must

    • Enthusiastic about the role of RCREEE and renewable energy and energy efficiency fields, and ready to learn

    • Excellent writing, editing and communications skills

    • Ability to work under pressure, multi-task and deadlines-oriented

    • Internet and MS Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint) proficiency is required

    Interning at RCREEE during COVID-19 Pandamic

    At RCREEE, the safety of our employees and interns is a priority. All applicants should take note of the following:

    • APSEY internship must be completed at RCREEE premises in Cairo, Egypt.

    • Interns must hold an international health insurance valid in Egypt. A proof of insurance will be requested from selected candidates (after contracting).

    • Given COVID-19 restrictions, program commencement date will depend on travel conditions and flight availability

    • COVID-19 related tests may be requested from selected interns according to the Egyptian Ministry of Civil Aviation decisions

    Job Details

    Company/Organization: The regional Center for Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency RCREEE

    Employment Type: Internship

    Job Location: Cairo, Egypt

    How to Apply

    Qualified candidates should send the following documents via email at apsey@rcreee.org

    Required Documents

    1. Filled application form - Click to download

    2. Updated CV

    3. A one page motivation letter

    Important Notes:

    • Mention “APSEY Round 14” in mail subject

    • Application Deadline: 12 September

    • All documents must be submitted as a complete package in one email. Applications missing any of the three required items will not be reviewed.

    • All application items must be electronically filled (Not hand written).

    • All applications must be submitted by email as attachments to "apsey@rcreee.org". Applications submitted through links and online drives are not accepted.

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