Junior Research Analyst - Energy Systems & Climate Tech
Junior Research Analyst - Energy Systems & Climate Tech

Junior Research Analyst - Energy Systems & Climate Tech

About Marble

Marble is a climate tech venture studio. Our north star is to erase billions of tons from annual greenhouse gas emissions and create a thriving future.

We partner with scientists, engineers and operators to create new deep tech companies that solve hard climate problems — slash emissions, remove carbon from the atmosphere, and cool the planet — while reshaping multi-billion $ industries.

We're proud to be backed by leading climate investors across Europe and the US.

About The Role

We are hiring a Junior Research Analyst to support new opportunity areas, talent sourcing and technical founder support towards commercialisation. The scope spans multiple climate tech sectors, with a primary focus on energy systems and related industries.

As a key member of the venture science team, you will have the opportunity to collaborate with senior Marble colleagues, from Associate to Partner, as well as brilliant founders on a mission to turn the tide on the climate crisis. This is a unique opportunity to work directly with some of the brightest and most driven individuals you’ll meet!

You will be immersed into the worlds of climate and deep tech venture creation. Expect direct exposure to the many aspects of running a climate tech studio: opportunity thesis development, technical diligence, founder support, research, ideation, and talent sourcing.

Location: HQ in Paris.

Language: English fluency required. French is a plus.

Period: 6 month internship starting September 2024.

Responsibilities

The Junior Research Analyst in Energy internship is focused on four main pillars:

  • Research. Gather key technical and market insights to help us prioritise new areas for venture creation, and support founders on their commercialisation journey.
  • Venture creation. Support founders throughout their technical journey in the Marble programme, from ideation to roadmap development. Meanwhile, you will contribute to the ongoing diligence and evaluation of their progress.
  • Content. Produce memos, presentations, spreadsheet models, and other resources to summarise your research, or support a particular founder
  • Team support. Go above and beyond to support the Marble team across the board, from technical talent sourcing to communications and special projects.

Requirements

The Junior Research Analyst internship is a unique opportunity for a technical student with passion for climate tech startups and the venture creation process:

  • You are pursuing a Masters degree from a top technical university with a strong focus on energy systems. Ex: mechanical / electrical / systems / chemical / environmental engineering.
  • You have demonstrated interests for climate tech startups and clean energy innovations, in fields such as: power generation, transmission, grid flexibility and storage, electrification, hydrogen and clean fuels, industrial decarbonisation, CCUS, critical minerals.
  • You are eager to spend your day on cool science and massive markets, combing through cutting edge results, working on a collaborative team, and engaging with leading experts to actualise the next generation of climate solutions.
  • You are fluent in English. French is a plus!

Your ability to learn on the job is more important than ticking every single box. However we would especially love to hear from you if this sounds like you:

  • You are passionate about climate tech, sustainable energy, and startups. You are familiar with the key research trends and relevant scientific ecosystems.
  • You actively seek to expand your breadth of knowledge in climate tech.
  • You are eager to dig deep into old papers and uncover nuanced insights in specific sectors.
  • You are naturally inquisitive and curious, anchor on the right concepts quickly, and go deep enough to surface non-obvious insights.
  • You make things happen. You are outcome focused, action oriented, and comfortable with ambiguity. You can pick up tasks and projects from start to finish.
  • You actively seek ownership. You are comfortable defining your own goals and enjoy working on multiple projects simultaneously in a fast-paced environment.
  • You are a great communicator, across writing, deck building and presenting. You enjoy analysing complex information to create concise, rigorous, and convincing deliverables.
  • You are a people person. You are approachable, empathetic and generous, with a high level of emotional intelligence. People feel energised around you
  • You are familiar with modern tools: Slack, Notion, Airtable, Zapier, Office, etc..
  • You are a pragmatic optimist with a driving motivation to mitigate climate change.

What We Offer

  • €1,500 monthly internship stipend
  • Office in central Paris.
  • 1 week off in December during the office Christmas shut down
  • Meal vouchers (Swile), 50% transport refund
  • Exposure to our network of top founders, investors, and advisors
  • Working with the brightest, most driven individuals you’ll meet
  • Rapid learning curve and personal development

What is hard to capture just with the above is the unique opportunity this role offers to join Marble as part of its very first vintage and shape the future of what we hope will become a top institution in climate technology in Europe and beyond.

How To Apply

Apply ASAP by filling this form.

You will be asked for:

  • Your LinkedIn profile + a CV
  • A few short questions about you
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We believe that a diverse group of minds is key to solving the climate crisis. We strongly encourage women and people of colour to apply.

Studies have shown that under-represented candidates are less likely to apply for an opportunity unless they feel they meet every single qualification.

We are committed to building a diverse, inclusive and mission-driven company. If you’re excited about Marble but your past experience doesn’t align perfectly with what you read on our website, we encourage you to apply anyways!