View Vacancy - Internship: DIT Energy

The British Government is an inclusive and diversity-friendly employer.  We value difference, promote equality and challenge discrimination, enhancing our organisational capability. We welcome and encourage applications from people of all backgrounds. We do not discriminate on the basis of disability, race, colour, ethnicity, gender, religion, sexual orientation, age, veteran status or other category protected by law. We promote family-friendly flexible working opportunities, where operational and security needs allow.
Department for International Trade roles (DIT)
Department for International Trade (DIT)

Main purpose of job:


Intern at Department for International Trade in the Energy Sector, with focus on Oil and Gas


Roles and responsibilities :


Jobholder is expected to provide administrative and logistics support for DIT Energy team’s daily tasks and events during the following months. Jobholder is also expected to have advanced written, communication and research skills. In general, jobholder will:


  • Support commercial activities in the energy sector;
  • Draft a newsletter with relevant Oil & Gas/Energy sector news;
  • Update sector reports through continuous research;
  • Provide logistic administrative assistance for trade missions/events;
  • Search, promote and record business opportunities for UK companies in the sector;
  • Liaise with other departments as necessary;
  • Support UK businesses through different services such as:

-Tailored Market research

-Organise Business visit programmes

-Plan and organise trade missions/events

-Participate in trade shows / conferences and report as required


It is important for the candidate to be learning driven and be interested in the commercial opportunities between the UK and Mexico. Candidate is expected to have advanced research, written and organisational skills

Language: Candidates must be fluent in both written & spoken English and Spanish

Level of language required:  Profficient    

Essential on arrival:      

  • A strong team working ethic, inter-personal and communication skill, ability to work effectively
  • Excellent customer focus is essential
  • High level of competence in Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint is required
  • High level of organisational skills 
  • To be enrolled in an undergraduate programme or recently graduated (e.g. International Relations, Economics, Administration, International Business, Engineering on relevant field, etc.)


  • A proven ability to learn rapidly about sector information
  • An ability to develop a network of contacts
  • Initiative and judgement
  • Ability to take responsibility for specific activities

Leading and Communicating, Collaborating and Partnering, Managing a Quality Service, Delivering at Pace
17 December 2019
Fixed Term, Intern
6 months
Latin America and Spanish speaking Caribbean
Mexico City
British Embassy
MXN $3,271.00
27 January 2020
27 July 2020

The Embassy has a strong Learning & Development offer, including Expertise Weeks, mentorship programmes, and job-related training as required.

Candidate must have pre-existing legal status to live in work in Mexico.
Please be aware that you will only be able to apply to vacancies for Local Staff roles with the British Government through this official site (operated by Oleeo). Jobs may be advertised on third party websites, however our adverts will always link back to the official site. If you complete and send an application through any other site, we will not receive it.

This opportunity is closed to applications.