Working Student/Intern, South Eastern European Markets


Are you looking to kickstart your career in the energy industry? Do you want to play an active role in our business development by helping identify issues, conducting analysis, and developing solutions to enhance our client’s decision making?

If yes, then come join us to contribute to Aurora’s mission of providing strategic analysis and conveying insights on the global energy transition to create a cleaner, more efficient energy system.

We are looking for someone who has a strong interest in energy, and in contributing to the firm by developing analysis and conveying insights to enhance clients’ decision making. You will support developers, utilities, investors, and governments to navigate the Greek, Bulgarian, Romanian, Hungarian, Slovenian, Croatian and Serbian power markets, as they are transitioning away from coal towards renewables.

You will join our office in Athens:

  • either full-time for up to 3 months, or
  • on a part-time basis as a working student for approximately 20 hours per week for a period of 6 months

You will work in a dynamic, intellectually stimulating, yet supportive environment. You will enjoy autonomy, the opportunity to substantially influence major decisions in the energy sector, and to grow into an industry expert under the guidance of directors with deep experience addressing major strategic issues at the world’s leading advisory firms.

The position suits current students of bachelor’s or master’s programs, with possible opportunities to collaborate with us for your Master or Doctoral thesis. High-performing interns and working students will be given the opportunity to join Aurora full-time after graduation.

Key responsibilities

  • You will conduct research and support the development of timely and rigorous quantitative analyses to enhance clients’ decision making. You will have opportunities to play an active role in all aspects of client engagement: helping identify issues, forming hypotheses, conducting analysis, synthesising conclusions into recommendations, and communicating findings to clients.
  • You will work closely with our research and modelling teams, structuring economic problems into quantifiable analyses and deriving insights from the model results.

Required attributes

  • University students with a strong quantitative background and/or a keen interest in technology, energy markets, and policy
  • An ability to collect, analyse and interpret complex data and information
  • Proficiency (C1/C2 level) in English and one other South Eastern European language (preferably Romanian, Bulgarian or Serbian) is essential
  • Proficiency (B2/C1) in other South Eastern European languages, e.g. Croatian, Albanian or Greek is a bonus
  • Enthusiasm for energy markets: previous professional or academic exposure to energy beneficial

What we offer

  • A dynamic, fast thinking, and supportive environment
  • The opportunity to substantially influence major decisions in the South Eastern European energy markets
  • Direct engagement with clients through Aurora conferences, roundtables & workshops
  • The opportunity to grow into an industry expert with regular coaching and mentoring sessions
  • A fun, informal and international work culture
  • Access to the Aurora Academy, our training programme offering a range of opportunities to develop your skills

At Aurora we will consider all requests for flexible working. For most roles, the following types of flexibility are usually possible: a hybrid model of remote and in-office working, parttime hours and flexible start and finish times. Please talk to us at interview about the flexibility we could offer and we will explore what’s possible for the role.

The Company is committed to the principle that no employee or job applicant shall receive unfavourable treatment on grounds of age, disability, gender reassignment, race, religion or belief, sex, sexual orientation, marriage and civil partnership and pregnancy and maternity.


The successful candidate would start as soon as possible. We will review applications as they are received. Salary will be competitive with experience.

To apply, please submit your:

  • CV
  • Brief cover letter
  • Salary expectations
  • University transcripts
  • Earliest possible start date

About Aurora

From its academic roots, Aurora Energy Research has grown to become the largest dedicated power market analytics company in Europe, providing data-driven intelligence for strategic decisions in the global energy transformation. We are a diverse team of more than 350 experts with vast energy, financial and consulting backgrounds, covering power, hydrogen, carbon and fossil commodities. We are active in Europe, Australia and the US, working with world-leading organisations to provide comprehensive market intelligence, bespoke analytic and advisory services, and cutting-edge software.

We are a thriving, rapidly growing company with offices in Oxford, Paris, Madrid, Berlin, Rome, Stockholm, Athens, Sydney, Austin TX and Oakland CA, with more opening soon. We currently serve around 600 of Europe’s most influential energy sector participants, including utilities, investors and governments, and expect to continue to grow rapidly, adding new countries and products to our portfolio.