We are hiring two Climate Tech Analyst interns to help us scope high-impact venture creation opportunities in energy, industry, biotech and carbon removal. The role is ideal for a student pursuing a science or engineering degree (chemistry, biotech, materials) with an interest in deeptech entrepreneurship and a driving motivation to mitigate climate change.
Reporting to our Science Associate, you will support research and talent sourcing activities. Your work will help us take strategic decisions on hiring Founders and investing in new companies. You will collaborate with our entire team, Partners included.
You will have the opportunity to work directly with brilliant Founders on a mission turn the tide on the climate crisis. You will get exposure to key programme activities and to the worlds of deeptech startups, venture capital, and climate solutions.
This is a unique opportunity to get in at the ground floor as we aim to create a new home for early-stage climate deeptech in Europe.
At its heart, your work will about supporting technical diligence and analysis of new venture creation opportunities, and to help us source future Founders in Residence. Your day-to-day activities will vary but mostly fall into five main pillars:
- Research. Keeping a close eye on academic, startup, and industry ecosystems you will help us prioritise venture creation areas across our climate tech focus areas. You will track the most relevant people, labs and ecosystems.
- Diligence. You will support the team in the technical diligence of projects in our pipeline. This involves internal worksessions, expert calls, reviews of scientific literature, techno-economic analysis, environmental assessment, etc.
- Content. Part of the role involves the delivery of documents based on your work, both for internal and external audiences: research notes, presentations, memos, etc. You will help us develop and maintain our knowledge base (Notion, Airtable).
- Talent Sourcing. You will help us identify outlier candidates with deep technical expertise in our focus areas. You will contribute to outreach efforts using online channels, and may initiate or join screening calls to assess candidate potential and interest.
- Ecosystem. You will occasionally participate to events to help us build relationships with researchers, professors, industry experts, investors and founders. You will always be on the lookout for new talent and advisors.
Progress and plans for future work will be summarised in reports to our Science Associate.
The role may occasionally involve travel to attend conferences and other events.