We are seeking an ambitious Research Intern to improve our natural gas market intelligence products that combine proprietary and publicly available market data. If you are interested in a career in energy, interested in learning about Natural Gas Market Fundamentals and looking for an internship that will offer tremendous exposure to this field, then read more below...
A typical day in the life of a Natural Gas Research Intern at Genscape will include the following:
Acquiring, cataloguing, maintaining, and interpreting natural gas market data.
Carrying out analysis to understand market fundamentals.
Your focus will primarily be on the natural gas markets but you will likely get some exposure to other markets such as power generation, crude oil, finance, and more.
You will have the opportunity to learn what the data represents, its market importance, and how to best utilize this information to serve a customer base focused on a wide breadth of natural gas market activities around the world, from production and consumption, to trading and marketing and commodity shipping and tracking.
If you’re an ambitious candidate, you should view this as an opportunity that will allow you to develop fundamental market knowledge and experience for a career in the energy industry and/or commodity trading.
This job might be for you if:
You are currently pursuing or recently completed a 4 year Bachelor's degree in engineering, economics, finance, math, science, or related.
You have excellent written and oral communication skills
You can demonstrate a strong initiative
You have an interest in the Energy Markets
You can work your away around an Excel spreadsheet (and all other MS Office programs)
You have had some exposure to the basic macro-economic fundamentals
You like detail
You are comfortable initiating and maintaining dialogue with industry professionals via phone, email, IM and in-person meetings
You MUST have a strong curiosity for the subject matter at hand that will generate new ideas for additional research and product development
Big Data doesn’t scare you
You are an efficient researcher of content documents on the internet
You pride yourself in using unique approaches to finding specific data
It would also be great if you have:
Familiarity and proficiency with Excel and SQL databases
Prior experience working in a professional environment
Prior exposure to and/or interest in commodity markets
Once you land this position, you’ll get to enjoy:
A fun, fast paced, entrepreneurial environment
The opportunity to learn about what moves the energy markets and price fluctuations
A challenging, hands on project that will have an impact on the business