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Commodity Associate Intern

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S&P Global

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3mo ago

🚀 Off-cycle Internship

London

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Off-cycle Internship

Sales & Business Development•London

Description

  • You will be part of a global team in Platts Content and will be considered a specialist in the market(s) you will be working in. We are looking for high achievers from a diverse pool of undergraduate & postgraduate institutions that are passionate about the commodities market and reporting and want to develop their career in a dynamic, high performing and multicultural team. We are looking for interns who are able to work well within a team and can demonstrate exceptional learning agility, creativity and problem solving ability. 

What’s in it for you:  

  • 10-week summer internship commencing in June 2024. 
  • Training – including Basics of Market Reporting & Editorial Standards and new training on editing reporting, writing and media law 
  • Opportunity to learn about various aspects of Oil, Power, Natural Gas, LNG, Coal, Petrochemicals, Metals, Agriculture and/or Shipping markets 
  • Exposure to a number of market subjects including supply and demand, infrastructure issues, geo-political issues, transportation and regulation, and how these subjects impact respective markets 
  • Shadow experienced market reporters in assigned markets 
  • Receive hands-on research and reporting experiences and conduct research and writing assignments for potential publication 
  • Should you meet expectations and perform well, you will be offered the opportunity to join the graduate program at the end of the internship. 
  • Rotations and placements are based on business needs and determined by the business. 

Requirements

  • Fully matriculated students maintaining a BSc or BA degree, or equivalent
  • Postgraduate & Undergraduate students in their penultimate year of studies ONLY
  • All degrees welcome: concentration in Journalism, Communications, Geography, Business, Economics, Mathematics, or energy related disciplines preferred
  • Strong communication (good verbal skills, listening techniques, and a clear, concise writing style)
  • Able to learn quickly, multi-task and work in a fast-paced environment
  • Understand importance of building strong relationships and partnering with team members
  • Problem-solving, time-management, attention to detail & organizational abilities to work efficiently with clients
  • Intellectually curious; the ability to learn quickly
  • Some knowledge of social media and web technologies (e.g. HTML)
  • Significant comfort level with suite of Microsoft Office products (Word, Outlook, PowerPoint Excel)
  • You must have the right to work in the UK through UK citizenship or approved EU Settlement Scheme.

Education requirements

Currently Studying
Undergraduate
Bachelors

Area of Responsibilities

Sales & Business Development

Responsibilities

  • Identify drivers moving the daily markets
  • Learn and demonstrate successful interviewing techniques and how to obtain data for commentary
  • Write concise, informative commentary
  • Verify source information through appropriate channels
  • Learn and demonstrate understanding of S&P Global's Commodity Insights Market on Close assessment process
  • Complete all assigned news training modules and foundational training to learn about the commodity market. Shadow an experienced price reporter in assigned markets.

Details

Work type

Full time

Work mode

office

Location

London

Benefits

  • Health & Wellness: Health care coverage designed for the mind and body.
  • Flexible Downtime: Generous time off helps keep you energized for your time on.
  • Continuous Learning: Access a wealth of resources to grow your career and learn valuable new skills.
  • Invest in Your Future: Secure your financial future through competitive pay, retirement planning, a continuing education program with a company-matched student loan contribution, and financial wellness programs.
  • Family Friendly Perks: It’s not just about you. S&P Global has perks for your partners and little ones, too, with some best-in class benefits for families.
  • Beyond the Basics: From retail discounts to referral incentive awards—small perks can make a big difference.