Policy and Market traineeship 2020
What was your role at SolarPower Europe?
During my Master’s degree in Renewable Energy at Ecole Polytechnique, I did a 6-months internship at SolarPower Europe as a Policy and Market Advisor.
Why did you apply for the position at SolarPower Europe?
After acquiring strong technology and scientific background in the energy domain from my Master’s degree, I wanted to join SolarPower Europe to learn more about policy and market analysis to diversify my experience.
What were your main tasks?
I was involved in market analysis around SolarPower Europe’s flagship publication, the Global Market Outlook & the EU Market Outlook, alongside my policy analysis role on grid integration and the National Energy & Climate Plans.
What did you enjoy the most about working at SolarPower Europe?
I enjoyed working at SolarPower Europe with a highly dynamic, flexible and motivated team who are passionate to learn and grow their expertise while also making a positive impact on the energy transition.
What did you find most challenging?
The most challenging part of my job was the diversity of my tasks where I was involved in several policy and market intelligence projects at the same time. However, this was an exciting and fast-paced working experience that helped me grow and learn faster.
How has the SolarPower Europe traineeship helped your career?
From my internship at SolarPower Europe, I acquired solid analytical and communication skills on energy markets and policies which helped me join a leading company in the energy transition to work as a Financial and Market Analyst as part of their Energy Talent Program