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IRENA offers training programme for UAE undergraduates

The International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA) invites students to join the agency for its annual summer trainee programme, aimed at those living in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) looking for a future career in renewable energy and sustainability.

GROWTH@IRENA is a summer trainee programme that provides undergraduate students with opportunities to learn from experts and gain practical experience by working with IRENA.

Who IRENA is looking for

GROWTH@IRENA is open to UAE-based students currently enrolled in an undergraduate programme in engineering, economics, development, international affairs, finance, business administration, communications or a related field. Applicants to the programmme must be passionate about renewable energy.

The programme is receiving applications until 18 April 2019.

By 19 May 2019 selected candidates will be contacted for an interview.

Selected students will be offered a 4 to 8 weeks placement at the IRENA Headquarters in Masdar City, Abu Dhabi between July and August 2019.

Learn how to apply and see the list of required documents, in the GROWTH@IRENA brochure.

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