Title: Internship – Modelling / Analysis
Organisation: International Civil Aviation Organization
Location: Montreal, Canada
Closing Date: 30 November 2020
Contract Type: Fixed Term
Working Pattern: Full Time
Sponsors international candidates? Not Stated
This position is situated in Environment (ENV) within the ICAO Air Transport Bureau (ATB). ICAO's activities in the environment field aim to limit or reduce the impact of international aviation on noise, local air quality, and the global climate. ENV is responsible for the development of a range of standards, policies and guidance material and provides capacity building and assistance for the implementation of mitigation measures to achieve these objectives. Measures include aircraft technology, operational improvements, the development and deployment of sustainable alternative fuels for aviation, and the use of market-based measures. In addition, ENV maintains close relations with other UN policy-making bodies that have expressed an interest in environmental aspects of civil aviation.
The primary focus of this internship is to conduct analyses related to the quantification of environmental benefits and costs from the implementation of the mitigation measures for emissions reduction included in the ICAO Basket of Measures such as: aircraft technology and operational measures.
Role and Responsibilities
Under the supervision of Deputy Director, Environment, Chief, Environmental Standards Section and Environment Officers, the intern will:
Facilitate the implementation of ICAO tools developed to support States prioritizing international aviation CO2 emissions mitigation measures;
Collect data and support analyses related to the quantification of environmental benefits from the implementation of international aviation CO2 emissions mitigation measures;
Support the development of software tools to automate related analyses;
Other modelling and analysis as required;
Support in the preparation of outreach materials to communicate the results; and
Perform other related duties.
Experience, Skills and Qualifications
At the time of application, candidates are required to have completed or be enrolled in a graduate degree programme (second-level university degree or higher) in a field of study related to aviation, environment, aeronautical/aerospace or other engineering, computer science or economics. Applicants pursuing studies in countries where higher education is not divided into undergraduate and graduate stages should have completed at least four years of full-time studies at a university or equivalent institution towards the completion of a degree.
Fluent reading, writing and speaking abilities in English.
A working knowledge of a second language of the Organization (Arabic, Chinese, French, Russian, or Spanish).
To apply, please visit ICAO’s e-Recruitment website.
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