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The Programme 

IHS Markit is looking for a research intern with a can-do attitude to join us for eight weeks in our Penang office over summer!  

Under moderate supervision, the intern will be a member of the Climate and Sustainability Group (CSG) Team. The Research Intern will provide quantitative research support and assist experienced staff in research datasets, contribute to regular contents and support events.   

This full-time research internship is for 2021 summer, with the potential to being offered a full-time position in 2021. 

What You Will Do 

General Duties Include: 

  • Organize and maintain IHS Markit CSG database. 
  • Identify and discern policy and commercial market trends in the APAC power and renewables sectors. 
  • Track key energy projects and company activities by conducting primary research online and contacting key players to verify critical information. 
  • Support client and internal administrative activities.  

Specific Job Duties: 

  • Support lead researchers’ activities by producing deadline-driven analysis for site visits, consulting projects, and client presentations. 
  • Build and maintain databases to identify trends in APAC countries. 
  • Contribute analysis to research reports and presentations by going through industry periodicals and external data sources. 
  • Contribute to business needs by working under the direction of experienced members of the team to create spreadsheets, graphics and slides.  
  • Seek out peer review of materials and provide benchmarking in areas of assigned disciplines. 
  • Help internal administrative tasks including preparing relevant materials and compiling reports, among others.  

Required Skills and Abilities

  • Bachelor’s degree in business management, economics, finance or liberal arts. 
  • Proficiency in languages common in Japan, Korea, or Southeast Asia are a plus. 
  • Strong analytical and quantitative skills. 
  • Effective verbal and written communication skills and excellent interpersonal skills at all levels of business. 
  • Demonstrated ability to work effectively in a team-oriented environment and ability to navigate and excel in a complex, heavily matrixed organization, and relate successfully to a variety of people externally and internally. 
  • Highly organized and creative with accomplished time management skills.
  • Proficient with MS applications required (Excel, Word and PowerPoint).  
Closed 7 months ago
Closed 7 months ago
  • Job type:Internships
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  • Closing Date:28th Apr 2021, 6:00 pm


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