Geonardo is looking for a trainee to work in the implementation of its ongoing research and innovation projects in the energy and environmental fields. The ideal candidate is a final-year university student, or a recent graduate based in Budapest, preferably native Hungarian speaker with excellent knowledge of English. The position is a paid internship of three months, which can be extended for an additional three months depending on Geonardo’s needs as well as the candidate’s motivation and availability. The place of work is our premises at Graphisoft Park in Budapest.

Job description

  • Contributing to the management and implementation of research and innovation projects in which Geonardo is involved as coordinator or partner;
  • Supporting the project managers in delivering the project activities by conducting research, collecting data, writing reports and organising meetings and workshops;
  • Helping in the communication and dissemination of the project results in Geonardo’s projects by translating scientific results to layman terms in liaison with our communication team;
  • Contributing to the development and submission of high-potential proposals under the EU’s research and innovation programmes such as Horizon Europe.


We are searching for candidates with a proactive approach, outgoing personality and creativity.

  • Demonstrated experience in conducting research in the environmental field;
  • Excellent analytical and drafting skills to produce reports and deliverables;
  • Very good command of MS Office tools;
  • Working knowledge of Hungarian and excellent written and verbal communication skills in English.

Having one or more of the following skills or experience is an additional advantage:

  • Interest/experience in project management, in particular under the EU’s research and innovation programmes;
  • Familiarity with the EU’s energy and environmental policies and strategies;
  • Understanding of the EU funding system and EU programmes such as Horizon Europe;
  • Working knowledge of additional languages.

What We Offer

  • Trainee remuneration commensurate with the candidate’s skills and experience;
  • Opportunity to take part in international research and innovation projects;
  • Opportunity to learn about EU project development and management as well as about EU policies in the energy and environmental fields;
  • A great working environment at the Graphisoft Park by the Danube, and within a young, multidisciplinary and international team.

When and Where

This is a three-month traineeship, which can be extended for an additional three months depending on Geonardo’s needs as well as the candidate’s motivation and availability. The post is intended to be a full-time post, but a part-time regime can be negotiated. Geonardo is currently piloting a 4-day working week. The place of post is Geonardo’s premises at Graphisoft Park in Budapest, Hungary. We expect the successful candidate to start as soon as possible, ideally from early May 2024.

How to apply

If you believe that you are the right candidate for this post, please submit your application to omer.ceylan(at)geonardo.com. Please indicate “GEO Trainee” in the subject line and include:

  • A cover letter explaining your motivation for the post with an emphasis on how your profile matches the skills and qualifications required for the position;
  • A curriculum vitae.

Only those applications which meet the required skills and qualifications will be considered. Short-listed candidates will be invited for an interview.

Closing date of application: 17th May 2024

Geonardo Environmental Technologies

Geonardo Environmental Technologies Ltd., part of EMG Group, is an innovation and technology company active in the energy, environment and sustainable development fields. Geonardo provides research, innovation and consultancy services and cutting-edge solutions in the renewable energy, resource efficiency, climate change and natural resources sectors. Since its establishment in 1999, Geonardo has been active in EU funded research and innovation projects, working closely with universities, research institutions, industry as well as public administrations and civil society organisations, providing innovative solutions to tackle complex challenges.

Bérezés: 250.000 - 300.000 Ft