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Urban Development Internship

London, United Kingdom
Product Management, Portfolio & Innovation

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English (UK)

Job Description

Siemens is a global technology leader producing solutions that enable many of the world’s cities to move people and power their buildings.

The Crystal is a sustainable cities initiative by Siemens in London, exploring how cities can create a better future. Being one of the most sustainable buildings, it is also home to the world’s largest exhibition on urban sustainability.

Technology is key to making cities fit for the future and Siemens is committed to developing these sustainable solutions. The sector’s global “Center of Competence Cities” is based at the Crystal and enables city experts and high-tech engineers to work together side by side.

The Urban Development Team at the Crystal aims to illustrate to cities the environmental, economic and efficiency benefits of improving, expanding and electrifying their infrastructure.

For more information, please visit: www.thecrystal.org

Role Description

The role’s scope of work is mainly to support the Urban Development Team with desk-based research and support ongoing engagement with cities, providing ideas into thought leadership in the field of urban sustainability.  We are looking for someone with a background in city planning, urban design and or city management. The internships are paid and will last for 12 months starting June/July 2019.

Specific Tasks

  • ·         Desk based research for specific urban related projects
  • ·         Production of presentations
  • ·         Production of reports
  • ·         Data analysis
  • ·         Administrative support for the team

What you need to make real what matters.

Specific Skills

  • The key areas of responsibility for this internship will include:
  • ·         Studying towards any degree with a passion and some exposure to urban planning, design or policy
  • ·         Knowledge of urban global initiatives and organizations
  • ·         Interest in new urban initiatives

The Candidate

·         Research
Desk based research: support on-going city engagements and initiatives.  

·         Communication
Fluent English, verbal and written, is a requirement and additional languages are helpful.

·         Planning/Objective setting and Meeting Deadlines
As deadlines are set it is critical to deliver on promises and be realistic about timescales agreed.

·         Initiative and Drive
In a small group, the ability to self-motivate and work without continuous supervision is important.

·         Team working
The ability to be able to work within a team is important to this role. 

·         IT Knowledge
Experience of MS Outlook, Word, Excel and especially PowerPoint is required. Experience with the Adobe Creative Suite is an advantage.


Job ID: 82580

Organisation: Corporate Development

Experience Level: not defined

Job Type: Full-time





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