Internship – Transport Sector (3 months)

Internship, Full-Time

Do you have an interest in transport in developing countries and working for a consultancy? Do you want the opportunity to work and learn from a committed and talented team who work hard and deliver outstanding results? Then we are looking for you! Come and grow and learn with us through an internship placement!

The role

We are looking for motivated individuals to join our friendly team at IMC Worldwide as interns. You will assist to implement research projects in our Transport portfolio.

IMC is involved in a wide range of transport activities including urban transport, rural transport, long-distance strategic transport, long-distance road and rail transport, high-volume transport and low-carbon transport.

This is a great opportunity to learn how a world class international development consultancy operates. You will also learn about international development and the difference that it makes around the world. Come and develop your knowledge and skills in a supportive and friendly environment.

The ideal candidate will be driven, proactive, and dynamic in their approach to work, and share our passion for development and improving the lives of others, with the following experience:

  • Working towards a degree or postgraduate degree, or just completed a degree in Transport Planning

  • Knowledge, understanding and interest in the transport sector, including applied research in developing countries

  • A creative and innovative attitude with an ability to work in a flexible environment

  • Strong networking and communication skills both written and verbal, and enjoy collaborative working

Main responsibilities/Job content

  • Support the Programme  Manager and Team Leader to implement research projects in the Transport portfolio
  • Work and collaborate with IMC’s business units
  • Carry out day-to-day administration for the team
  • Attend project meetings when and where appropriate
  • Attend lunchtime presentations/training to increase knowledge and understanding of international development

Terms & Conditions

Salary – £19,012.50 per annum

Hours – 37.5 hours per week. Monday to Friday 9.00am to 5.30pm, with 1 hour for lunch

Annual leave – 25 days annual leave (pro-rated) plus public holidays. The holiday year is 1 January – 31 December

Benefits – There is free parking available on site depending on availability. IMC also provide free refreshments and fruit.

Other – The successful candidate will enjoy all the benefits of working in a vibrant environment that includes a sports and social committee, with regular social and sporting events.  We also regularly enjoy food “treats” from all over the world that our colleagues bring back from their travels. There is a dress-down day every Friday.

Location – The role is based in the IMC offices in Redhill. We are a short walk from Redhill train station, which has direct links to London and the South Coast.

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How to apply

Please submit your CV and covering letter to explaining clearly why you are interested in this role and working for IMC, the skills and experiences you can bring to it, and how your experience meets the person specification.

The closing date for applications is Monday 8 January 2018 at 9am.