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Psychology/Sociology Internship

Position Code: MADSC05

Company Introduction:

This company is a mental wellbeing digital solution that has been embedded with Voice Emotion-AI trained with CBT, NLP, RPT, experts which provides personalized 3D Sound Healing.

They allow users to create a personalized emotional map, and accordingly receive appropriate meditative brain entrainment. This technology has demonstrated promising clinical results for stress, anxiety, and depression.

Join their team!

Role: Psychology/Sociology Internship

Internship Description:

  • Develop your experience in a psychological/sociological area that interests you
  • Experience and collaborate on practical psychology treatment and techniques

Requirements:

  • Sociology or Psychology background
  • Avility to work with remote teams
  • Eager learner
  • English speaker – Spanish is a plus but not a requirement

Environmental Studies

Position Code: MADSC01

Company Introduction:

We live in a contradictory epoch. The fourth industrial revolution unfolding at unprecedented speed promises to unleash a world of abundance. At the same time, accelerating global issues such as climate change threaten to upend life as we know it.

This company is fostering a stakeholder ecosystem where sustainable transformation and prosperity are incentivized and aligned. They believe that science, data, and exponential technologies will be quintessential in realizing new ways of working, living, and driving sustainable industry transformation forward.

In line with their vision of the future of work and collaboration, this company foresees its future as a decentralized autonomous ecosystem built on Web 3.0 that unites and incentivizes stakeholders to foster sustainability and prosperity in the world.

Role: Environmental Studies

Internship Description:

You will work alongside environmental studies and sustainability experts in different projects!

Requirements:

  • We are looking for applicants who are studying or recently studied an environmental science related degree.
  • Interest in environmental and energy issues
  • Effective interpersonal communication skills
  • Strong writing and research skills
  • Data and information management

Carbon Footprint Analyst

Position Code: LISRES01

Company Introduction:

This is a vertical farming start-up in Lisbon. They make cities more sustainable, resilient, and healthy by creating centres of food production in centres of food consumption. Their core technology is a rotating vertical farm system, housed in greenhouses, requiring no artificial lighting or climate control. They combine the production of huge amounts of food with the ethos of community gardening, so that the groups we feed learn how to grow their own food, and enjoy its benefits for health and the environment. Their primary clients are therapeutic and educational institutions eg. schools, hospitals, care homes, prisons. But they also serve commercial institutions that want to reduce their carbon footprint and improve the health and wellbeing of their clients and staff.

Role: Carbon Footprint Analyst

Internship Description:

  • This company¬†needs to know the carbon footprint of its technology, and what it takes to run it.
  • They need to benchmark this against industry standards eg. how much carbon is generated in standard agricultural processes in Iberia.
  • Your role would be to use internationally recognised systems of life cycle assessment and/or carbon footprint measurement (IRIS etc.) to analyse the impact of our business model, and to compare it to ‚Äėbusiness as usual.
  • Time permitting, you would also construct a database or other measurement tool which allows them to continuously track the carbon footprint of¬†their activities, as¬†they build and operate farms where they¬†grow, harvest, and distribute food to urban communities.

Requirements:

  • The ideal candidate for this role will have experience of working with and ongoing access to internationally recognised tools for this kind of analysis.
  • You would need to be confident in quantitative analyses, the construction of spreadsheets and databases.

Micro-Greenhouse Designer

Position Code: LISDE01

Company Introduction:

This is a vertical farming start-up in Lisbon. They make cities more sustainable, resilient, and healthy by creating centres of food production in centres of food consumption. Their core technology is a rotating vertical farm system, housed in greenhouses, requiring no artificial lighting or climate control. They combine the production of huge amounts of food with the ethos of community gardening, so that the groups we feed learn how to grow their own food, and enjoy its benefits for health and the environment. Their primary clients are therapeutic and educational institutions eg. schools, hospitals, care homes, prisons. But they also serve commercial institutions that want to reduce their carbon footprint and improve the health and wellbeing of their clients and staff.

Role: Micro-Greenhouse Designer

Internship Description:

  • This company¬†is designing a bespoke greenhouse for our rotating vertical farm towers.
  • Your role is to design this greenhouse, in collaboration with our architectural and horticultural staff.
  • You will analyze the range of materials and suppliers available to us in southwest Europe, talk to suppliers and manufacturers and get prices for their services.
  • You will construct a spreadsheet or database that compares the available options across a range of technical and UX indicators.
  • A particular focus will be on structural stability, and how to avoid the use of concrete foundations to anchor a 7m tall building.
  • Another key focus will be on the pros and cons of different cladding materials. Should the company use polycarbonate or shade screens, a combination of the two, or something entirely different?
  • The ideal candidate will be able to assess these options in the context of light, heat, humidity, thermal stability, wind, insect control, user interface, yield implications, financial and environmental costs, and the myriad other factors that inform our decision.

Requirements:

The ideal candidate for this role will be:

  • In a technical field such as engineering, agri-tech, agriculture, or horticulture
  • Confident with quantitative analyses, the construction of spreadsheets and databases
  • Able to use 3d modelling software such as SketchUp (this is not a requirement, but would be beneficial)

MedTech Internship

Internship Code: VAMED01

Company Description:

This is a boutique consultancy business, headquartered in Vancouver, BC with a branch office in Taipei, TW. Their customers rely on their expertise to bring their medical device innovation to patients who need them. They provide them with sound regulatory strategies and quality assurance advice to market their devices in the shortest time without jeopardizing patient safety.

This company is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, or national origin.

Internship Position:

MedTech Intern

Internship Description:

This role entails a lot of regulation and standards reading and interpretation as well as technical documentation writing. If you love transforming complex technical ideas into beautiful visuals accessible to non-experts this role is for you.

An internship at this company will be a great opportunity to lead a technical content creation project, gain exposure to the regulated world of the MedTech industry, particularly the EU-MDR/IVDR and UKCA regulations. This will most certainly differentiate you from other candidates in the future

Summary of Role

  • Read regulations and summarize them in flow charts and intuitive visuals in view of creating content for the company‚Äôs website
  • Assist in the compilation of requirements for EU-MDR/IVDR and UKCA submissions
  • Assist in the formation of product commercialization process
  • Creating standard work documents (i.e. standard operating procedures, work instructions)
  • Partner with other interns (if any) with diverse skills and experiences in building solutions for real-life business challenges
  • Experience/interest in graphic or visual design, journalism, creative writing, technical writing or creative arts is a plus

Internship Requirements:

  • Understand the values of the company: Frugal, Knowledgeable, Sensitive
  • Have completed an undergraduate degree majoring in a scientific, Biotechnology or Bio-engineering related field. Examples include, biomedical engineering, life Sciences, medical / scientific writing or public health administration, Regulatory Science or Regulatory Affairs (i.e. masters program)
  • Available to work full-time (30-40 hours per week) during internship (June-August)
  • Strong desire and motivation to develop a career in MedTech regulatory/quality
  • Candidates need to be proficient with MS Office with strong oral and written communication skills
  • Able to work individually with courage to speak your voice and suggest innovative ideas
  • Related work or internship experience preferred
  • Accountable and has ease asking for guidance
environmental internship

Environmental Impact Analyst with Environmental Organisation

Internship Reference: MXSC01

Company Description:

This company is a Mexican civil society organisation dedicated to the conservation and resilience of biodiversity and environmental services that contribute to building a just and fair society in harmony with nature.

Since its creation this company has focused on fostering behavioural changes in society to achieve better patterns of natural resource use and management, which have made it possible to address problems such as marginalisation, unemployment, migration and other challenges that threaten the communities that own priority lands for biodiversity conservation.

Internship Position:

Environmental Impact Analyst with Environmental Organisation

Internship Description:

You will have the opportunity to work side by side with a Mexican civil society organisation dedicated to the conservation and resilience of biodiversity and environmental services that contribute to building a just and equitable society in harmony with nature.
You will work with the organisation to restore and conserve Mexico’s biodiversity through three programmes: Water, Climate Change and Nature.
Your position will consist of, but not be limited to:

  • Reviewing academic literature related to relevant ecosystem assessments
  • Research ecosystem assessment case studies to determine methodology, approach and data used
  • Conduct interviews with practitioners and academics
  • Build a framework for conducting a comprehensive ecosystem assessment, based on a review of the literature and case studies, as well as interviews
  • Inventory and compile the relevant datasets set out in the framework and identify gaps
  • Support the organisation in its three programmes Water, Climate Change and Nature as required.

Internship Requirements:

  • We are looking for applicants who are studying or recently studied an environmental science related degree.
  • Interest in environmental and energy issues
  • Effective interpersonal communication skills
  • Strong writing and research skills
  • Data and information management
mexico internship

Internship with Circular Economy Company

Internship Reference: MXBS45

Company Description:

We are a technical and social innovation agency with more than 10 years’ experience designing, consulting on and implementing Circular Economy projects across Mexico. Every day we fight to combat climate change through the use of organic waste and bioenergy.

We believe we have a commitment to the planet to promote the sustainable economic development of Mexico. For this reason, each of our projects is designed to balance social, environmental and economic elements to benefit all the different interest groups involved in each project.

We work with foundations and civil society organisations that are interested in combating pollution and promoting a Circular Economy. We also consult with national and international corporations from a variety of industries that focus on sustainability, social-environmental responsibility and, in particular, waste management in their strategic plans.

Internship Position:

Marketing & App Development Internship with Circular Economy Consultancy

Internship Description:

You will have the opportunity to participate in technologically and ecologically innovative projects designed to help fight climate change and transform the country’s economy. You will working and learning from engineers and consultants with experience in the management of solid waste and bioenergy.

As projects change throughout the year, your tasks and responsibilities will be discussed in an interview. Depending on your strengths and experience, possible tasks may include:

  • Developing and improving digital marketing strategies and corporate image
  • Carrying out international market analysis
  • Generating original marketing content
  • Editing and reviewing documents and reports
  • Designing and implementing user experience interfaces for mobile app
  • Implementing new app functions
  • User interface design for web systems

Internship Requirements:

  • Passionate about no. 11, 12 and 13 of the UN Sustainable Development Goals:
    • Make cities and human settlements inclusive, safe, resilient and sustainable
    • Ensure sustainable consumption and production patterns
    • Take urgent action to combat climate change and its impacts
  • Academic background or previous experience in either :
    • communication and marketing OR
    • mobile app development OR
    • sustainable development & waste management
  • High level of energy and motivation
  • Creativity for digital content creation
  • Ability to work both independently and in a team

Environmental Psychologist

Internship Reference: QDSC02

Company Description:

This start-up is China’s first Consultancy Company to take into consideration the influence that Environmental Psychology (EP) has on language learning and personal development. Through event planning and management, they design learning environments to help individuals maximize their learning outcomes. The start-up environment is a very fast-paced environment and participants should be prepared for a more flexible internship experience.

As they are promoting a rather abstract concept, this company organises lots of events to: 1) promote the company and its field of activity 2) make more people experience for themselves the differences between a learning environment tailored with EP knowledge compared to a traditional one 3) promote the idea that learning happens everywhere, in multiple forms.

Internship Position:

Environmental Psychologist

Internship Description:

  • Taking part in the event planning processes in order to better understand the company’s operations.
  • Collecting data during the organized events (e.g. observations and other necessary EP analysis tools, from case to case).
  • Analyzing collected data and writing reports based on the observations performed during the events with the aim to deliver feedback to venue owners, as well as to inform the development of technical tools that can be used in obtaining more data for performing POEs (Post-Occupancy Evaluation Studies).
  • Writing articles based on written reports to be published in magazines, on social media etc as part of the company’s marketing campaign aimed at promoting more the EP field and the company’s activities as a consequence.
  • Bringing an active contribution to the development of the company through existing personal and professional experience, as well as through careful on-the-job observations.
  • Contributing to the development of the brand by potentially creating graphic visual material to accompany the reports and articles produced by the company (e.g. pictures, schemas, posters etc).
  • Potentially taking part in organizing thematic events and workshops that will actively contribute to the promotion of the EP field both in China and abroad.
  • Ad-hoc support as required.

Internship Requirements:

  • Background in psychology (either bachelor or masters) or background in architecture with interest in psychology
  • Highly motivated, eager to learn new things and willing to make an active contribution towards the promotion of EP as a research field both in China and abroad
  • Resilient person with a strong sense of responsibility
  • Willing to learn Chinese language and adapt to the local culture while actively contributing to the building of cross-cultural dialog. Command of any other foreign languages is a plus.
  • Preferably, but not mandatory, having a background in design fields (e.g. graphic design, architecture, urban planning etc)
  • Flexible attitude and willingness to do a range of tasks (sometimes outside of the job description) to support the project
  • Competence in using data analysis software (SPSS, NViVo etc), Microsoft Office Suite and preferably, not mandatory, use of CAD Software and Photoshop

Marketing Intern

Internship Reference: TPBS42

Company Introduction:

This is an International Biotech company with operations in Taiwan and Israel that has developed the only PCR-based technology in the world that can detect nucleotide biomarkers directly in whole blood samples without prior purification.

This core technology allows practitioners to provide rapid on-site genetic testing that covers user-friendly blood micro-sampling to biomarker detection through AI without a painful (and dangerous) blood draw from the arm. Only a finger prick is needed! Simple, easy and completely painless for patients.

Internship Position and Potential Responsibilities:

Marketing Intern

  • Their interns will gain professional experience while working with international talents in the field! As part of the internship, you will be given a set of responsibilities that let you make direct impact on the company’s business results.
  • You will be mentored by experienced business professionals and have an excellent opportunity to implement your theoretical knowledge and management capabilities while experiencing the professional aspects of a biotech company.

Requirements:

  • Currently enrolled in a Bachelor’s or Master’s degree program and maintaining student status throughout the internship. Priority is given to students graduating in mid of 2019 or in 2020 so please include your graduation date on your resume.
  • Ability to engage and collaborate with colleagues in a multicultural environment.
  • Good communication and writing skills in English is a must and other mother-tongue language is a plus.
  • Good command of data analytics, case study and time management skills.
  • Ability to work in tight deadlines in a high-pressured environment.
  • A true self-starter, conscientious and proactive, with the ambition and energy to succeed in a fast moving and dynamic international organization.
  • Be confident, resilient and committed, with a highly developed team spirit.
  • Have a can-do pragmatic approach to problem solving.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Biological or medical background
  • Previous internship experience in sales, advertising, consulting, analysis, customer service, marketing or related fields.

 

Sales Internship

Internship Reference: QDSC01

Company Introduction:

This company is¬†a leading global distributor of chemicals and related innovative products and services. With global headquarters in the USA they were founded in 1924 and were listed on the New York Stock Exchange after a valuation of over $3 billion. They employ approximately 8,500 employees worldwide, generating annual net sales of $10.3 billion in 2014 to make them the second biggest chemical distributor in the world. They¬†aim to use their global network to provide market insight and our expertise to grow our customer’s business.

They have two business units in mainland China:

  • A distribution team which has more than 100 salesmen working through the country. This team mainly focuses on domestic distribution business in China.
  • The global sourcing and exports team, where interns will be placed, is mainly responsible for sourcing various chemical products from domestic manufacturers and export to overseas distribution channels. Currently we are extending our sourcing power in the whole Asian continent.

Internship Position:

Science and Sales Internship

Internship Description:

The main tasks will include, but not be limited to the following:

  • Work with their¬†Asian Business Development Manager in the Global Sourcing & Export Team
  • Analyse price fluctuations and summarise market trends
  • Discuss and negotiate with suppliers about prices, time frames and all relative subjects to the project

Requirements:

  • Good English proficiency
  • Major in chemistry or related is preferred, majors in marketing, finance and economics also a plus
  • Being open-minded, hard-working and organized
  • Have basic¬†computer skills (Excel, Word)

Duration:

  • 1 – 6 months

 

 

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