Internship – IKEM Academy

Internship – IKEM Academy

IKEM is currently looking for an intern to support the organization of the annual IKEM Academy: Energy and Climate. The internship of three months (or more) will start in April or May 2023.

The Institute for Climate Protection, Energy and Mobility (IKEM) is a non-profit association and independent research institute with over 10 years of experience in interdisciplinary research on climate change mitigation. Its work explores issues at the intersection of law, economics and politics. The IKEM Academy is a world-renowned annual multidisciplinary forum and conference cycle for highly qualified researchers and professionals of all ages who want to learn more, think more and do more for the global energy transition.

About the position

During your internship with IKEM, you will support the Sustainability & Innovation team within the process of organizing the 2023 IKEM Academy. Your tasks will range from organising and managing the logistics of site visits and communication with participants to developing creative visual outputs with our science-communication and design experts to workshop development and moderation. Depending on your academic background, level of qualification and interests, you may be assigned additional tasks related to other projects, like ‚EQT: The gender equality toolkit‘, or socio-economic research for projects on local green energy and citizen participation.

The internship will be remunerated with €500 per month for a 40-hour working week.

About you

We are looking for students (e.g. political science, social science or communication science as well as international or business administration) with above-average academic performance and interest in events and IKEM’s research topics. The following skills would make you a great fit:

  • You are responsible, detail-oriented, proactive, organised, a fast learner, and willing to explore topics outside your comfort zone
  • You’re an excellent communicator
  • You can work under pressure and have sharp problem-solving skills
  • You are fluent in English
  • You have experience and/or interest in international event management

  The following would be a plus:

  • You are comfortable working in German
  • Experience with WordPress
  • Experience with Canva
  • Strong skills in writing and editing
  • Knowledge of the energy transition, ideally within the fields of technological innovation, energy democracy, decentralisation and digitalisation

Applications for this internships may be sent through the form on this page or via mail to Please specify your desired starting date and the duration of the internship. Please also let us know whether the internship is a compulsory part of your studies.

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