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Berlin: Information and Communication Design Intern

Who Are We?

INTEGRATION environment & energy GmbH is a reputed and impact-driven consulting firm in the field of international development cooperation. Established in 1998, and with several branch offices in Germany and abroad, we provide specialized consultancy services with an emphasis on meeting the energy and environmental needs of developing and emerging economies in Asia, Eastern Europe, Africa and Latin America. Our clients include GIZ, KfW, EU, ADB, AFD, UNHCR and the World Bank.

As consultants, we are committed to contributing to the realisation of key policies and goals to achieve sustainable development, especially SDG #7. Our work spans the fields of rural electrification, renewable energy and energy efficiency. We deliver customized solutions to our broad range of clients, with a focus on the following service areas: research, policy and advisory support; capacity development, awareness raising, education and training; entrepreneurship, market and business development support; the execution of construction and infrastructure projects; environmental/energy system planning and management; and project monitoring & evaluation services.

What We're Looking For

We are currently looking for a versatile, creative and energetic Information and Communication Design Intern with a self-starter attitude, to join our small, growing and dynamic team in a newly established branch office in Berlin. You will gain insight into the diverse work of our company and have the opportunity to design and embark upon a transformational project to raise awareness of our work, advance our corporate identity, and influence the quality of communication and delivery of products for clients. We are particularly interested in applications from those looking to put their acquired technical and creative skills to the test, by combining operational insights with academic project work/research (e.g. a thesis).

To develop your understanding of a medium-sized company with international operations, its managers and staff, you will be engaged in supporting active work processes, including business acquisition and the implementation of projects. Your willingness to travel will enhance your exposure to the company's operations, as well as your interaction with our network of clients, experts, collaborators and scientific institutes - in both Europe and abroad.

While we are initially looking for an intern, we are open to exploring future collaboration and/or work opportunities upon successful conclusion of the internship e.g. as a student assistant.

Your Responsibilities

Your responsibilities will include:

• Support to the design, layout and quality control of written products (print and online)

• Multi-media and web content creation

• Development of a variety of media products, including PowerPoints and infographics

• Design, planning and execution of the relaunch of essential communication tools and products (e.g. website)

• Drafting of written communication products (including brochures and factsheets)

• Identification and utilization of tools for enhancing communication with clients and partners

• Support in the development of Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) for regular communication

• Information and knowledge management

• Support needs based the preparation of expressions of interests and technical proposals

Your Profile

• Enrolled student (Bachelor/Master) in the field of information technology, communications design, marketing and communications, or graphic design (or a related field)

• Prior work experience of working in an English-language setting, is an advantage

• Fluency and excellent command of both English and German (written/verbal)

• Proven ability to write clearly, concisely and in a compelling way

• Ability to work independently and as part of a team

• Interest in international development

• Proficiency in working with web CMS, In Design, social media and/or similar tools

• Heaps of enthusiasm, cultural openness and team spirit round up your interpersonal skills

• Right to work in Germany

What We Offer

• A spacious open-office located in the heart of Berlin (Schöneberger Ufer)

• Fair-pay

• Flexible work arrangements

• The ability to shape your professional future within the field of international development

• A minimum 3-month (max. 6) internship with the possibility to continue as a student assistant

• The opportunity to combine work experience with your thesis/research pursuits

Are you Interested?

If we've ignited your interest to join us as an intern, we're looking forward to your application.

Please email your application as a single PDF document and include:

1. A motivation letter (including your research interests, availability/expected start date)

2. Your full CV

3. Educational records / previous achievements

Applications should be addressed to Mr. Oliver J. Haas, clearly marked with your name and the Job Reference #22, and sent electronically to: This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it before 25 July 2018.

While we look very much forward to reviewing your application, please note that only successful candidates will be contacted.