Strategy Consultant Intern in Renewable Energy & Hydrogen

Job Description

Hinicio, a leading sustainable energy and hydrogen company, is seeking a highly motivated final-year master’s student in engineering, business, or a related field. This internship opportunity is based in Rotterdam and offers a chance to be part of Hinicio’s dynamic consultant team. As an intern, you will actively contribute to various projects, which will involve performing tasks such as:

What we offer

  • Internship with Long-Term Potential: you will embark on a 6-month internship in Rotterdam with the potential for a long-term contract, contingent upon your satisfactory performance. This demonstrates our commitment to nurturing talent and investing in the development of our interns.
  • Global Career Prospects: in the long term, there is the exciting possibility of working on international projects or even being based in one of our other offices located in Paris, Brussels, Washington DC, Bogota, or Santiago. This opens doors to a truly international career and provides opportunities to work in diverse environments and cultures.
  • Dynamic and Supportive Environment: our working environment is characterized by excitement and support. We encourage “intrapreneurship,” enabling you to explore innovative ideas and seize opportunities to make a difference within the company.
  • Impactful Energy Projects: as part of our team, you will have the chance to contribute directly to projects that drive the transformation of the global energy system. Your work will have a tangible impact on shaping a more sustainable future.
  • Guidance from Industry Experts: you will be part of a worldwide team consisting of renowned industry experts who will provide comprehensive training and mentorship throughout your internship. This ensures that you receive valuable guidance and gain insights from experienced professionals in the field.

By embarking on this journey with us, you will gain a comprehensive understanding of the sustainable energy sector, enjoy global career prospects, and contribute to projects that have a meaningful impact. We are committed to supporting your growth and providing a nurturing environment that encourages innovation and personal development potential.

Desired skills & expertise

  • Master’s degree from a top university in engineering, business, or a related field, providing you with a strong academic foundation.
  • Renewable Energy Knowledge: understanding of renewable energy technologies and current trends in the industry and ability to showcase your passion for driving positive change in this industry.
  • Business Acumen: understanding business principles and basic strategic concepts relevant to the renewable energy sector. Strong interest or experience in conducting market research to support strategic decision-making.
  • Consulting Aptitude: the ability to respond to client needs with impactful and sustainable solutions. Proficient in delivering compelling presentations and translating data into meaningful recommendations.
  • Analytical Thinking: a practical mindset that enables you to analyze complex challenges and develop impactful and sustainable solutions to meet clients’ needs.
  • Project Management Skills: proven ability to drive projects forward in a dynamic international environment, displaying adaptability and a proactive approach to overcome obstacles and achieve objectives.
  • Translating Complex Concepts: excellent capability to communicate complex concepts effectively, translating them into actionable recommendations for clients. Your strong written and oral communication skills in English allow you to convey information clearly and persuasively.
  • Collaborative Spirit: a motivated and team-oriented approach, fostering collaboration and effective communication with colleagues and clients. Your positive and entrepreneurial attitude enables you to establish meaningful connections and work together towards shared goals.
  • Language Proficiency: proficient in written and oral communication in English, ensuring effective communication and understanding within the team and with external stakeholders.

Nice to have

Additionally, we value candidates with knowledge or experience in one or more of the following areas:

  • Energy Systems and Infrastructure: familiarity with energy systems and infrastructure, including an understanding of grid integration, power generation, and distribution networks.
  • Renewable Energies: knowledge of renewable energy technologies, such as solar, wind, hydro, or geothermal, and their applications in the energy sector.
  • Hydrogen and Fuel Cell Technologies: understanding of hydrogen production, storage, and utilization, as well as fuel cell technologies and their role in the transition to a sustainable energy system.
  • Alternative Fuels for Mobility: awareness of alternative fuels and technologies for transportation, including electric vehicles (EVs), biofuels, and advanced propulsion systems.
  • Innovation Management: experience or interest in innovation management, including developing and implementing new technologies and business models in the energy sector.
  • Public and Private Project Financing: familiarity with project financing mechanisms, including public funding schemes, private investments, and financial modeling for energy projects.
  • Proficiency in languages such as French, Dutch, Spanish, German, or Mandarin would be advantageous, but it is not a mandatory requirement for the position.