ACE Virtual Internship for ASEAN Climate Change and Energy Project Phase II (ACCEPT II)

The ASEAN Centre for Energy (ACE) Internship Programme offers a small number of outstanding students the opportunity to acquire work experience with ACE under ASEAN Climate Change and Energy Project Phase II (ACCEPT II).

ASEAN Climate Change and Energy Project Phase II (ACCEPT II) is a four-year joint project that will help move ASEAN’s energy transition to low carbon energy systems and thereby contribute toward global carbon neutrality in the coming years (Impact).

The project is committed to achieving 50/50 gender balance in its staff. Female candidates are strongly encouraged to apply for.


Under the general guidance of ACCEPT II staff, the intern will support ACCEPT II Project research and cooperation activities. This will include but not limited to:

  1. Support the research activities, including but not limited to research design or concepting note, primary and or secondary data collection, data analysis & processing, stakeholder management, and writing report.
  2. Contribute to the creation of publications and contents for website or other media, e.g., Reports, Policy Briefs, Op-Eds, blog posts, etc.
  3. Support the preparation of meetings and events organised by ACCEPT, including post-event reporting.
  4. Support other activities as assigned by the supervisor.


  1. Enrolled in a bachelor’s or master’s degree in any science and engineering major in particular energy and climate degree including environmental science, economics, public policy, law and politics.
  2. Be third year or last year student or a fresh graduate degree but must commence the internship within 6 months period after graduation.
  3. Good computer skills in the Microsoft Office suite. Any other computer or related software skill is a plus.
  4. Professional work experience is not required, however, any exposure or involvement in energy and climate sector is a plus.
  5. Strong willingness to learn about energy and climate sector, especially in the scope of power, fossil fuel, alternative energy and storage sectors.
  6. Ability to work in a team and to adapt to a diverse working environment.
  7. Maintain good English both oral and writing.
  8. Have good academic performance as demonstrated by recent university records.

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the internship will be conducted in virtual basis only and no physical appearance is required. Intern can join the internship from anywhere on their current residents. However, he/she must be able to commit with ACE’s normal office hours: 8.30 AM to 4.30 PM Jakarta Time (GMT+7).

The internship duration is 4 to 6 months; and it is expected to be started on January 2023 (expected).

At the end of the internship program, the intern needs to present the summarized activities and key outputs from the internship, in a sharing session for all ACE staffs.

Potential candidates will be contacted by the Human Resource unit directly for further consideration. The selection procedure may also include a written test and an interview.

The intern is entitled to an internship allowance of IDR 100,000 per effective working day to cover their daily meal and transport.

To apply for an internship, the following documents should be submitted to

  1. A letter of interest stating the availability internship period (for 4 – 6 months between January – June 2023).
  2. ACE Internship Application Form (available at ACE website).
  3. A recent Curriculum Vitae.
  4. Proof of university enrolment.

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