Traineeship in the Agency for the Cooperation of Energy Regulators (ACER)

acer-logoTraineeship in the Agency for the Cooperation of Energy Regulators (ACER) in the Electricity Department

The Agency for the Cooperation of Energy Regulators (ACER) has a central role in the liberalisation of the European energy markets.
The purpose of the Agency is to assist National Regulatory Authorities in exercising, at the Union level, the regulatory tasks that they perform in the Member States and, where necessary, to coordinate their action.

The traineeship addresses mainly young university graduates, without excluding those who – in the framework of lifelong learning – have recently obtained a university degree and are at the beginning of a new professional career. The trainee will be assigned to ACER’s Electricity Department and is expected to contribute to the work on ACER’s annual Market Monitoring Report. The main area of work is assessing the performance of wholesale and retail electricity markets and progress in market integration across Europe.

Duties include:
 Reviewing relevant literature;
 Data collection;
 Performing statistical calculations and analysis; and
 Presenting and drafting findings from the analysis.

The trainee will have a traineeship advisor, who will be in charge of the trainee for the entire period of the traineeship.

Trainees receive a monthly allowance of 500 EUR. The duration is set at the beginning of the internship period. Traineeship may last from a minimum of three to a maximum of five months.

  • Start date of the traineeship: 01 March 2014
  • End date of the traineeship: 31 July 2014

The place of traineeship will be Ljubljana (Slovenia), where ACER is based.

Applications must be sent by 8th January 2014 (closing time 23:59 Ljubljana time).

Read more and apply here.

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