CEWEP is Offering a Technical Internship

27th November 2018



Main functions: Assisting the technical department of CEWEP, focusing on scientific issues and management of statistics.

Starting date: February/March 2019

Location: Brussels, CEWEP office, Avenue de Tervueren 113

CEWEP (Confederation of European Waste-to-Energy Plants) is the umbrella association of the operators of Waste-to-Energy plants, representing about 400 plants from 22 countries. CEWEP focuses on contributing to European environmental and energy legislation that can affect Waste-to-Energy Plants.

 Key responsibilities include:

  • Monitoring data regarding Waste-to-Energy, including producing, maintaining and supporting databases;
  • Analysing data and summarising key findings;
  • Focusing on technical issues related to the operation of Waste-to-Energy plants and environmental assessment of waste management systems, energy resources, climate protection, chemical properties of waste and residues;
  • Assisting in the organisation of CEWEP workshops, working groups and other CEWEP meetings;
  • Communicating technical issues in an easily understandable way with regards to the public;
  • Studying and preparing reports and position papers on existing and upcoming waste and energy-related EU legislation;
  • Participating in European/international stakeholder working groups on technical topics;
  • Research: information gathering on up-coming legislation and studies using the internet and other information sources;
  • Writing contributions to quarterly EU-Reports summarising the status of different pieces of EU legislation;
  • Attending meetings of the EU Institutions and other relevant conferences and events and reporting back to the Managing Director;
  • As well as other administrative tasks.

Knowledge, experience and skills required:

  • Academic background: recent graduate in chemical, mechanical, environmental engineering (or similar);
  • Knowledge and interest in sustainable waste management, energy and climate policies;
  • Excellent verbal and written English. Other languages are an asset (particularly French);
  • Good Knowledge of basic statistics and tools for managing data sets;
  • Good computer skills (Microsoft Office suite);
  • Excellent Microsoft Excel skills;
  • Effective organisational skills;
  • A quick learner, team spirit and autonomous. Excellent communication skills;
  • Interest in working in a small team in Brussels environment.

We offer:

  • A 5 months Internship in CEWEP;
  • Interesting and varied work in a small, but effective team in a friendly working atmosphere;
  • Possibility to learn and broaden your experience in multiple fields.

To apply:

Qualified candidates should submit via e-mail a maximum one-page cover letter and a short CV (in English) to Agnė Razgaitytė by Monday 21st January 2019.

Please mention in the title of your application “Application Internship at CEWEP”.

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