Wood Mackenzie - Oils Research - Early intern experience 2021 - CR

  • Mexico City, CDMX, Mexico
  • Part-time
  • Verisk Business: Wood Mackenzie
  • Department: University Recruiting

Company Description

Wood Mackenzie is the global leader in data, analysis and consulting across the energy, chemicals, metals, mining, power and renewables sectors.

Founded in 1973, our success has always been underpinned by the simple principle of providing trusted research and advice that makes a difference to our customers. Today we have over 2,000 customers ranging from the largest global energy companies and financial institutions to governments as well as smaller market specialists.

Our teams are located around the world. This enables us to stay closely connected with customers and the markets and sectors we cover. Collectively this allows us to offer a compelling combination of global commodity analysis with detailed local market knowledge.

We are committed to supporting our people to grow and thrive. We value different perspectives and aspire to create an inclusive environment that encourages diversity and fosters a sense of belonging. We are committed to creating a workplace that works for you and encourage everyone to get involved in our Wellness, Diversity and Inclusion, and Community Engagement initiatives. We actively support flexible working and are happy to consider alternative work patterns, taking into account your needs and the needs of the team or division that you are looking to join. 

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We are proud to be a part of the Verisk family of companies! 

At the heart of what we do is help clients manage risk. Verisk (Nasdaq: VRSK) provides data and insights to our customers in insurance, energy and the financial services markets so they can make faster and more informed decisions.   

Our global team uses AI, machine learning, automation, and other emerging technologies to collect and analyze billions of records. We provide advanced decision-support to prevent credit, lending, and cyber risks. In addition, we monitor and advise companies on complex global matters such as climate change, catastrophes, and geopolitical issues.  

But why we do our work is what sets us apart. It stems from a commitment to making the world better, safer and stronger.  

It’s the reason Verisk is part of the UN Global Compact sustainability initiative. It’s why we made a commitment to balancing 100 percent of our carbon emissions. It’s the aim of our “returnship” program for experienced professionals rejoining the workforce after time away. And, it’s what drives our annual Innovation Day, where we identify our next first-to-market innovations to solve our customers’ problems.   

At its core, Verisk uses data to minimize risk and maximize value. But far bigger, is why we do what we do. 

At Verisk you can build an exciting career with meaningful work; create positive and lasting impact on business; and find the support, coaching, and training you need to advance your career. We have received the Great Place to Work® Certification for the fifth consecutive year. We’ve been recognized by Forbes as a World’s Best Employer and a Best Employer for Women, testaments to our culture of engagement and the value we place on an inclusive and diverse workforce.  Verisk’s Statement on Racial Equity and Diversity supports our commitment to these values and affecting positive and lasting change in the communities where we live and work.  

Job Description

Wood Mackenzie Research Internship

Summer 2021

Team: Oils & NGLs Fundamentals

Location: Mexico City

About the role

The Early Intern Experience is an opportunity for students to get a unique understanding of the workplace, while still early enough in their studies to allow the experience to shape their educational programs. We invite expected 2023 and 2024 graduates to apply to this paid position. During the course of 12 weeks, you will have an opportunity to join our team and collaborate on short and long term projects that contribute to business success.

Based in our Mexico City office, working alongside experienced research analysts, you will gain first-hand experience of what it’s like to work in a commercial data and research environment.  Our aim is to give you a comprehensive insight into the work of a leading research organisation looking at all aspects of the natural resources to provide world leading subject matter expertise to inform our customers decision making.

  • You will actively contribute to a research project, enabling you to put theory into practice, obtaining relevant and work experience for your resume
  • You will be encouraged to share your ideas and previous experiences with the team
  • You will learn new skills which will be of value to you in your future career and current academic studies
  • Access to a community of other interns in the same situation
  • You will be provided with excellent support and coaching to get the best out of your internship

You will be responsible for the following projects:

1.      Oil Demand:

a)      Expand rail price database.

b)      Review biofuel blending mandates and installed capacity for biofuels production in the region.

c)      Compile information on Electric Vehicle projects in the region.

2.      Product Markets:

a)      Create a month-on-month review file per country and for short-term deliverables 

b)      Align Product Market balances with long-term trade service data for North American regions.             

3.      Refinery Evaluation Model:

a)      Review the Latin America specifications.

b)      Compile margin information from annual reports by company.

c)      Review information on refineries with less than 50 kb/d capacity

d)      Update transportation/utility costs


About you and how you can excel in this role

You are currently studying towards an under-graduate or post-graduate degree course or MBA, ideally in your second year of your studies (expected graduation dates in 2023 – 2024).

You are looking for a place where you can gain experience and learn from others in a collaborative, commercial and customer-centric environment.  

You can work independently and as part of a team, generating ideas you want to share. The way in which you work is productive and driven, striving to be best in class.

If you are curious about the natural resources industry and want to develop an in-depth understanding of the energy sector, this is a great experience to get started.

Your qualifications include:

  • Working towards a minimum of bachelor’s degree in a related field such as business, finance, economics, earth science or engineering
  • Advanced MS Excel skills
  • English (fluent spoken and good written)
  • Experience working with data visualization tools (Spotfire, Power BI, Tableau - an advantage)

You also love learning and have a growth mindset being:

  • Curious and passionate about your chosen subject
  • Able to build and maintain networks and relationships internally and externally
  • Analytical and commercial, placing high value on customer insight and experience
  • Self-motivated, engaged and focused on delivering high quality results
  • Flexible in your approach and able to embrace change and continuous improvement
  • Able to understand and communicate the complex simply


Additional Information

Verisk Analytics is an equal opportunity employer.

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