• Internship
  • Zurich

Website Solas Capital AG

Tailor-made financing solutions for energy efficiency

Solas Capital AG is an investment advisor founded by a leading team of sustainable finance investment professionals with experience in the fields of energy efficiency, renewable energy and infrastructure finance. Solas Capital’s goal is to support society’s transition to a carbon neutral economy by developing and managing sustainable finance products that have a double bottom-line investment objective. Located in Zurich, the company has a European outreach. To support the company´s growth as well as the launch of a European Sustainable Energy Fund focusing on energy efficiency projects, we are looking for a Sustainable Finance Intern.

We are open to internships lasting between 4-6 months. It may also be possible to combine the internship with a Masters dissertation research project.

This is a temporary role but has the potential to turn into a permanent role.

Role and areas of responsibility:

  • gathering market data for business development, including industry research and identification of potential project partners
  • participation in due diligence and project evaluation
  • supporting in the preparation of client presentations and marketing materials

Candidates must have:

  • third-level degree or masters in a relevant field.
  • fluency in English and preferably business proficiency in one of the following languages: Spanish, Portuguese, German, French or Polish
  • experience in financial modelling and building PowerPoint presentations
  • work experience in investments, legal or energy sectors
  • problem-solving mindset and ability to work independently
  • strong interest in, and enthusiasm for, sustainability and climate impact finance
  • Swiss work permit or EU citizenship

Candidates may also have:

  • previous experience in transaction execution
  • previous experience in the solar, energy efficiency or infrastructure industry

What you can expect at Solas Capital:

  • collaborative international team with a positive and proactive culture
  • European experts in energy efficiency and sustainable finance
  • to make a direct impact on the European energy transition
  • hands-on engagement thereby expanding your expertise and network
  • culture of inclusion that values each employee’s unique perspective

This position is based in Zürich.

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