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Commodity Associate Intern

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S&P Global


3mo ago

🚀 Off-cycle Internship


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Off-cycle Internship

Sales & Business Development•London


  • 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. 


  • 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

Area of Responsibilities

Sales & Business Development


  • 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.


Work type

Full time

Work mode





  • 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.