Company Description

As the science and knowledge service of the Commission, the mission of Joint Research Centre is to support EU policies with independent evidence throughout the whole policy cycle.

The JRC is located in 5 Member States (Belgium, Germany, Italy, the Netherlands and Spain).

Job description

Clean energy, and in particular renewable energy, is a key to achieving Energy Union targets and the UN sustainable development goals. We offer a trainee positon with a team of JRC experts analysing technical and nontechnical aspects that impact uptake of renewable energy technologies. The work has a particular focus on the use of geospatial data and of interactive online tools to support policy makers and provide information to all stakeholders. The work will focus on renewable resources and socio-economic factors impacting electricity access in rural SubSaharan Africa.



Candidates should be a recent graduate in a relevant field of science, engineering or economics, or be preparing a thesis at Masters or PhD level on the relevant fields.

  • Ability to work in a multi-disciplinary and multi-national team of experts.
  • Good communication skills.
  • Knowledge of English – level B2


Knowledge in one or more of the following fields:

renewable energy technologies and energy resources

sustainable development goals and polices

programming 2

statistical analysis

geospatial data analysis




15 June 2020