GERG Secretariat Support Role, Master’s Student

Organisation The European Gas Research Group (GERG – le Groupe Européen des Recherches

Role Master’s level internship, Brussels based (teleworking possible)
6 months, extension possible

Reports to GERG Secretary General

Starting From May 2021

About GERG:
The European Gas Research Group is a non-profit association, established in 1961 to promote
collaborative research between European gas industry companies. Today the association counts
33 members from 15 countries, for whom it provides a forum for discussion, technological
exchange and information dissemination. The GERG R&D projects focus on five strategic areas:
hydrogen, biomethane, methane emissions, LNG, and infrastructure & end-use. The projects are
initiated by the members or answer a demand from the European Commission.

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Placement objectives and role:

  • Assist with the project management activities of a European project on hydrogen and
    natural gas blending technology
  • Attendance at Working Groups and other meetings to gain overview of GERG workprogramme
  • Attendance of ad-hoc meetings, for the most part in Brussels, both technical and policy
    related and reporting back to the Secretariat and GERG membership
  • Administration and update of GERG communications including website, internal interfaces
    with members, with the objective of improving the visibility of GERG as an Association
  • Preparation of meetings, communications, and reports as discussed with the Secretary

Knowledge, Experience & Technical Know How:

  • Technical and scientific knowledge related to the energy system, ideally relating to gas
  • An interest in policy related aspects of energy and communication of benefits of research
  • Excellent communication skills, attention to detail
  • Fluent in English and French, good drafting ability
  • Strongly self-motivated with an ability to work with minimal direct guidance

Qualifications Required:

Master’s level or equivalent, ideally with a double background technical and energy economy +
strong communication skills

Main Interfaces:

  • GERG Secretary
  • Programme Committee Chairmen, and GERG president
  • GERG Members representatives (technical experts from member companies)
  • GERG partner organisations (Eurogas, Hydrogen Europe, Marcogaz, GIE, IGU, GasNaturally)
  • European Commission and Parliament

To apply:

CV and cover letter to send to