Intern, Innovation
San Diego, CA 
Posted 12 days ago
Job/Internship Description
Intern, Innovation
San Diego, CA, USA Req #1522
Friday, December 3, 2021
EDF Renewables North America, a subsidiary of EDF Renewables, is a leading North American independent power producer boasting over 30 years of experience across a broad spectrum of services. Our mission is to deliver renewable solutions to lead the transition to a sustainable energy future.
We are looking for talented interns to join us for our2022 Summer Internship program at our Corporate offices in San Diego, CA.You should be prepared to work in a fast-paced team environment, and will finish the internship having gained valuableexperience in renewable energies.

Scope of Job:
This Innovation internship position will conduct technology and market assessments for emerging technologies in the renewable energy space. Work with diverse sources, including market research team, technology companies, and EDF Renewables experts to prepare and deliver technology and market assessments. Successful interns in this role will be passionate self-starters, strong team players, and creative problem solvers who thrive in complex, open-ended research inquiries.

Education/Experience -
*Current student, working towards undergraduate degree in any STEM field
*Eligible to work in the US with no sponsorship.
*Available for full time hours.

Skills/Knowledge/Abilities -
*Ability to learn quickly
*Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
*Strong analytical and research skills
*Proficient with Microsoft Office
*Ability to maintain confidentiality and work with minimum supervision
*Entrepreneurial, energetic, and flexible personality with a bias towards action
*Possess strong analytical and research skills
*Able to learn quickly
*Skilled in interpersonal relationships with strong communication skills
*Interested in growing a career in the renewable energy market.

Physical Requirements:N/A

Working Conditions:
100% of time is spent in the office environment, utilizing computers, phones, and general office equipment. 0% of time is spent outside of the office

Learning Plan

Goals of the Internship
*Develop technology assessment
*Develop market assessment
*Make business recommendation

Skills to be acquired:
*Renewable energy technology familiarity
*Market research synthesis
*Business sense*Primary research with start-ups and leveraging expertise of EDF R&D
*Partnership with EDF market research consultants
*Synthesis of assessments with guidance from Innovation team on EDFR business

Learning/Experience plan:
*Exposure to appropriate resources and introductions to technology leaders
*On-the-job coaching and training to identify key factors in market and tech assessments
*On-the-job coaching and training in developing robust business cases

We are proud to be an EEO/AA employer M/F/D/V. We maintain a drug-free workplace and perform pre-employment substance abuse testing.

NOTICE TO ALL APPLICANTS: In alignment with our core values and placing safety first, EDF Renewables will implement a mandatory COVID-19 vaccination policy for all US hires. Proof of full vaccination will be required to accept an offer with a hire date on or after January 3, 2022.

Notice to Staffing Agencies:EDF Renewables and its subsidiaries ("EDF-R") will not accept unsolicited resumes/CVs from any source other than directly from a candidate.Any unsolicited resumes sent to EDF-R, including unsolicited resumes sent to a EDF-R mailing address, fax machine or email address, directly to EDF-R employees outside of EDF-R's Recruiting department, or to EDF-R's resume database will be considered as submitted directly by a candidate and therefore EDF-R will NOT pay any fee for any placement resulting from the receipt of such unsolicited resume.EDF-R will consider any candidate for whom an Agency has submitted an unsolicited resume to have been referred by the Agency free of any charges or fees.Agencies must obtain advance written approval from EDF-R's Recruiting department to submit resumes, and then only in conjunction with a valid fully executed contract for service. EDF-R will not pay a fee to any Agency that does not have such agreement in place.Agency agreements will only be valid if in writing and signed by EDF-R's Vice President - Human Resources or his/ her designee. No other EDF-R employee is authorized to bind EDF-R to any agreement regarding the placement of candidates by Agencies."
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  • Pay Type Hourly
  • San Diego, CA, USA
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