InnoEnergy is the number one innovation engine for sustainable energy across Europe supported by the European Institute of Innovation and Technology (EIT).
EIT InnoEnergy operates at the centre of the energy transition and is the leading innovation engine in sustainable energy, bringing the technology and skills required to accelerate the green deal and Europe’s decarbonisation goals.
Recognised globally as the most active sustainable energy investor and one of the largest climate tech and renewable energy tech investors in 2020, EIT InnoEnergy backs innovations across a range of areas. These include, energy storage, transport and mobility, renewables and sustainable buildings and cities – leveraging its trusted ecosystem of 500+ partners and 29 shareholders.
The 300 portfolio companies are on track to generate €72.8 billion in revenue and save 1.1G tons of CO2e annually by 2030.
EIT InnoEnergy is the driving force behind three strategic European initiatives which include the European Battery Alliance (EBA), the European Green Hydrogen Acceleration Centre (EGHAC) and the European Solar Initiative (ESI).
Established in 2010 and supported by the European Institute of Innovation and Technology (EIT), EIT InnoEnergy has offices across Europe and in Boston, US.
Creating energy that is sustainable in every sense
For us, true sustainability also means an industry that is commercially viable, endlessly innovative, and highly competitive. We make this possible by supporting the market adoption of pioneering new innovations, without risk or complexity. From mobility to construction - from renewable energy sources to smarter storage - our commercially attractive innovations are nurtured in EIT InnoEnergy's trusted ecosystem. We have invested in nearly 450 assets, which have a forecasted revenue of €16 billion. In addition, 1,400 alumni have graduated from our Master and PhD School programmes, many of whom work for prestigious companies such as Tesla, Siemens, Total and Northvolt. We also bring together 500+ key players from across the energy value chain, from 18 different countries, who have indirect access to 150 million energy consumers.
EIT InnoEnergy we are committed to equal opportunity regardless of gender, ethnicity, religion, disability, sexual orientation, or identity. We foster and embrace the diversity found in our workplace and within our trusted eco-system.
To drive the EIT InnoEnergy Career Centre, we have a job opening for a talented
Thesis and Internships Coordinator
We are looking for a new colleague, who will be in the lead of the student support for thesis placements and internships.
You will organise different matchmaking activities between EIT InnoEnergy Master School students and the industry within our ecosystem.
Besides that, the personal support of our students is a big part of the job. To get a better understanding of their needs we will conduct regular surveys and manage our student database properly.
Together with the Career Centre Manager, CommUnity Coordinator, Alumni Officer, you are part of a team delivering added value for our EIT InnoEnergy Master School students and alumni.
Support EIT Master School students finding a thesis placement/internship, focused on final year master student level (they need help between Feb year 1 – Feb year 2)
Guide the creation and recruitment of thesis placements within the ecosystem
Support the writing of the thesis research question for our startups or innovations projects
Make an overview of the support each of our Master programmes needs, per location, to oversee the needs for thesis placements per year; Collect all Master programmes support.
Design the service we will provide to support the students and the programmes and create clear communications to all stakeholders
Work together with other Career Centre offerings where possible (e.g. coaching programme).
Constant promotion of our students among the EIT InnoEnergy ecosystem, internal colleagues and external organisations.
Manage the creation of a thesis database
Manage the data management and reporting of the match making results
Design, deliver and promote a CV book of students who are looking for a thesis to our startups
Support Career Centre Manager, CommUnity Coordinator and Alumni Officer with all CommUnity platform and data management activities.
Skills and Experience
As thesis placement offerings can be quite technical, we are looking for an energy engineer. You are
an energy engineer – at academic education level or being able to understand and write about energy engineering/technical thesis offerings.
able to advise on the quality (and so the content) of thesis placements offerings towards companies
equipped with the basics for data management and CRM (following prospects etc.)
a fast communicator, being able to keep ‘’ten balls in the air’’ at the same time.
efficient and fast organizer
a team player
creative and entrepreneurial
an excellent English speaker and writer
experienced with (one of) our Master School programmes (is a pre)
experienced with working for a start-up or scale-up (is a pre).
Working at the forefront of changing our world into a sustainable world with many sustainable energy enthusiasts!
An exciting and energizing environment
Market conform salary
EIT InnoEnergy is an agile organization, and this position is offered in either our office in Barcelona, Eindhoven or Stockholm.
For more information of this exciting opportunity you can contact Mike Ruigrok (Human Resources) via firstname.lastname@example.org or at mobile number +31-6-10896180, or for function related questions Grace van den Boogaart (Career Centre Manager) via Grace.email@example.com or at mobile number +31-6-11123490
To build a sustainable, long-lasting operational framework amongst the three actors of the knowledge triangle in the energy sector: industry, research and higher education, while ensuring that the integration of the three is more efficient and has a higher impact on innovation (talent, technology, companies) than the three standing alone.
To become the leading engine for innovation and entrepreneurship in sustainable energy.
Pan-European: We cover and capitalise the fascinating diversity of Europe.
Integrative: We ceaselessly co-operate, integrate, synthesise, melt, and merge.
Entrepreneurial: It’s in InnoEnergy’s DNA to be entrepreneurs for sustainability.
Impact-oriented: Everything we do is directed to create the maximum impact.
Excellence-driven: We thrive to be the best, work with and create the best impact.
Visionary: We dare to be visionary, to think beyond boundaries, to scrutinise rules.
Passionate: We are bursting to develop cutting-edge-solutions & optimum results.
Sustainable: We are here to stay. We care and work for the energy-future of Europe.