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Internship/Working student – Data analyst in the 1in1000 team


We are looking for a working student or an intern to join our growing team working on the new research program named '1in1000'.

What
Internship or working student role - preferably 10-20 hours per week
Start
No later than January 17th, 2022
Where
Berlin
Duration
6 months

Your main assignment will be data analysis and performing research in a new and challenging field. You will research new data sources, write scripts for data wrangling and analysis, and collaborate with our data science developers in building a new database that helps financial institutions, supervisors, and central banks develop risk and sustainability profiles for SMEs. You can find out more about this project here.

Desired qualifications: 

  • Hands on experience with data analysis in R (preferred), Python or comparable
  • Currently enrolled in your studies (preferably master’s level) with a strong quantitative focus
  • Creative mind and motivated to crack new challenges with strong problem-solving skills
  • Reliability and a strong eye for detail
  • Good level of understanding / a desire to learn / previous work or internship experience in the following topics: finance, SMEs ecosystem in the EU, sustainability or risk management topics
  • Experience in working with geospatial data, risk heat maps or supply chain data is a plus
  • Text mining skills are nice to have

We offer: 

  • Inclusion in the 1in1000 team from the very beginning with own responsibilities and the space to bring up your ideas
  • Inclusion in our tech team that will support you if you have any questions
  • A dynamic team with a lot of fun and passion for our mission
  • A personal line manager that will support you with your professional and personal development
  • A salary of €1,800 as a full-time intern. A competitive salary for working students.

About 1in1000: 1in1000 is a new research program by 2° Investing Initiative that brings together new and existing research projects on long-termism, climate change, and (inter-)connected future risks for financial markets, the economy, and society. Its objective is to develop evidence, design tools, and build capacity to help financial institutions and supervisors mitigate and adapt to future risks and challenges. The program focuses on climate change and the universe of risks and challenges linked to climate change, notably ecosystem service and biodiversity loss, as well as risks from a decline in social cohesion and resilience. To achieve this objective, 1in1000 focuses on three main areas: i) Long-term metrics; (ii) Risk (management) tools and frameworks; and (iii) Policies & incentives.

About 2DII: The 2° Investing Initiative (2DII) is an independent, non-profit think tank working to align financial markets and regulations with the Paris Agreement goals. Globally focused with offices in Paris, New York, Berlin, London, and Brussels, 2DII coordinates some of the world’s largest research projects on sustainable finance. Its team of finance, climate, and risk experts develop research, tools, and policy insights to help financial institutions and regulators hasten and adapt to the energy transition. In order to ensure its independence and the intellectual integrity of its work, 2DII has a multi-stakeholder governance and funding structure, with representatives from a diverse array of financial institutions, governments, and NGOs.

The application deadline is November 30th. Please send your application letter to jobs[at]2degrees-investing.org with information on your availability/start date, a CV without a picture, and a short cover letter (max. one page).

2° Investing Initiative is committed to a policy of equal employment opportunities and will continually ensure equal opportunity to our employees and our applicants in the conduct of all business activities.