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Strategy Intern

Low Carbon


Posted over 30 days ago...


Join the renewable energy revolution with Low Carbon’s strategy internship and help shape a sustainable future


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London United Kingdom

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In-person- London United Kingdom

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Expires at anytime

Organisation summary

Low Carbon is a dynamic company leading the charge against climate change through the development of large-scale renewable energy projects. With a commitment to delivering positive impacts for both communities and investors, Low Carbon operates on a global scale, aiming to transition the energy sector from fossil fuels to a zero-carbon footprint. The partnership with MassMutual fuels our growth, and our status as a B-Corporation underlines our dedication to environmental and societal balance. Our team is professional, passionate, and driven by a culture of respect, trust, and collaboration. We value diversity and inclusivity, making our workplace a supportive and engaging environment.

Role Summary

  • Engage in a 10-12 week full-time internship focusing on renewable energy strategy development.
  • Lead market research and strategic analysis to address key questions related to market and technology focus.
  • Analyze new markets, technologies, customer segments, and opportunities to develop investment theses.
  • Prepare and present high-quality reports and presentations to communicate strategic findings effectively.

Role Requirements

  • Proven work experience in renewable energy, infrastructure, investment, banking, or strategy consultancy.
  • Strong understanding and application of strategy tools and techniques.
  • Project leadership skills, from start to finish, with the ability to solve complex issues independently.
  • Strategic thinking capability and a grasp of emerging industry changes.
  • Outstanding communication and stakeholder engagement skills.
  • A bachelor's degree is required; an MBA is a plus.
  • Proficiency in Excel and PowerPoint.

Compensation & Benefits

  • Competitive salary and holiday allowance, including your birthday off.
  • Access to office social events and a newly fitted Central London office.
  • Opportunity to work with a talented team in the renewable energy sector.
  • Contribute to a mission-driven company culture focused on combating climate change.

About Low Carbon

Low Carbon is a purpose driven company that creates large-scale renewable energy in the global fight against climate change. Our mission is to protect the planet for future generations while delivering positive returns for our communities and investors. Our goal is to produce as much new renewable energy as possible while limiting our own environmental impact. We do this by developing, investing in, and operating large-scale renewable energy projects across the globe.

Our partnership with the Massachusetts Mutual Life Insurance Company (MassMutual) is enabling us to accelerate the deployment of large-scale renewable energy and underpins our ambition to transform the global energy sector from fossil fuels to zero carbon.

All of us at Low Carbon know that trust is a vital component of the climate fight. We are a long-standing certified B-Corporation, a reflection of our fundamental ethos to balance the needs of the environment and society with our bottom line.

We are extremely proud of the highly professional and talented team at Low Carbon.  We have built a positive learning culture that incorporates respect, trust, collaboration, and a shared passion to combat climate change.  It is an open, friendly and supportive environment, and we are proud to say we work here. As we grow, we are committed to increasing diversity in the team, and continuing to foster an inclusive environment where we can learn from each other.

Role Description

This 10-12 week full-time internship is designed to provide hands-on experience in strategy development, working on some of the most complex and impactful decisions in the business.  

With support from our Director of Corporate Strategy, you will have the chance lead on in-depth market research and analysis and develop recommendations addressing 1-2 key strategic questions, including those relating to market and technology focus.

Key Responsibilities

  • Support on strategy development through analysing the energy context and the implications for the future shape of Low Carbon
  • Drive the analysis of new markets, technologies, customer segments or other opportunities to evaluate strategic fit and develop an investment thesis.
  • Help communicate the strategy work through providing high quality, information and engaging presentation(s) and report(s)

Person Specification

  • A friendly, approachable and professional manner
  • An excellent communicator who builds trusted relationships with people at all levels
  • Energetic, reliable, adaptable and used to using their initiative
  • Highly organised, great attention to detail and a focus on getting things done
  • Be an enthusiastic and committed team player with a ‘hands on approach’ to problem solving

Skills & Experience

  • Relevant work experience in renewable or low carbon energy, infrastructure, investment, banking and/or strategy consultancy
  • Demonstrable experience and understanding of strategy tools and techniques, particularly around evaluating new markets and opportunities
  • Leading projects from inception to conclusion with limited guidance, delivering solutions for complex issues
  • Strategic thinker with the ability to fully understand emerging changes to the operating environment and how these can be used to improve business results
  • Excellent stakeholder engagement and communicator, with the ability to influence decisions
  • Graduate qualification (BA minimum)
  • MBA viewed favourably (but not essential)
  • Excellent Excel & strong PowerPoint skills

Our Compensation & Benefits

  • Competitive salary
  • 26 days holiday + your birthday off (pro-rata for the duration of your internship)
  • Lots of office social events
  • Working in newly fit-out offices in Central London
  • Get to work with an experienced, talented team of renewable energy professionals
  • Be a part of a dynamic, entrepreneurial mission driven culture
  • Make your unique contribution to the fight against climate change

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