WJ Cairns & Associates has built its reputation and excellence of performance and hire and develop the best and brightest people in the business.
To provide an opportunity for career enhancement and job placement through an intensive programme of office experience under conventional office conditions and to develop a basic approach to entrepreneurship;
To provide interns with a basic understanding of professional practice within select fields encompassed by environmental management through task engagement on ongoing projects;
To provide applied research experience;
To assist interns in the transitional process from an academic to a project and cost oriented environment;
To develop skills awareness in report compilation, presentational graphics and Power point /web site design;
To enhance software capability (as relevant to previous experience) in Illustrator, Corel Designer 12, AutoCAD and GIS.
To familiarise with the current issues in natural resources industry with a special focus in the oil and gas business in North Sea and North East Atlantic.
An undergraduate degree in a relevant discipline (background in geography is considered a plus)
Strong IT skills and familiarity with GIS will be an advantage
Strong written and oral communication skills
Excellent organisation skills
Excellent interpersonal skills and ability to work independently and in a team
Enthusiastic and highly motivated in familiarising with oil and gas and/or mining industry
A masters degree might be an advantage but not a requirement
The positions provide 8 to 12 weeks intensive professional experience. The work experience opportunity will expose successful candidates to the basics of project/client driven applied research and office practice – thus equipping them with the basics from which they may launch themselves into their chosen careers.
Please send/e-mail applications including CV and a Cover Letter to:
WJ Cairns & Associates
11 Maritime Street
Edinburgh EH6 6SB
44 (0) 131 624 8993
Appointments should be made immediately upon the availability of the successful applicants.
INFRASTRUCTURE PLANNING AND DESIGN: ENVIRONMENTAL MANAGEMENT