Market Intelligence Placement Norwich 2024

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The energy sector is going through profound change. Being part of that journey at Cornwall Insight will help you understand what’s happening, and what that means for businesses and consumers.

If you’re looking to develop your research, analytical, and writing skills, while helping organisations and businesses tackle this changing landscape, then come and talk to us about our industry placement scheme.

About us

Cornwall Insight is an award-winning international energy consultancy delivering comprehensive insight that enables businesses, markets, and policymakers to succeed in the net zero transition. We provide research, analysis, consulting and training to businesses and stakeholders across the Great British, Irish, and Australian energy markets.

We are proud to be recognised by the Financial Times as a leading management consultancy in the Energy, Utilities & Environment Sector. We have been accredited with Investors in People Silver and won Business of the Year and Employer of the Year at the Norfolk Business Awards 2021, as well as the Outstanding Achievement award in 2022.

You can find us in London, Norwich, Dublin, and Melbourne, offering a flexible way of working and putting our people at the very heart of everything we do.

The opportunity

We have a fantastic opportunity for two students to join us for a year-in-industry placement starting in September 2024.

This placement will last for one year, and you will be working alongside our market intelligence and content and research teams. You will gain first-hand experience of research, analysis, and report writing, as well as working on podcasts and training webinars. You will get a thorough insight into what affects Great Britain’s energy market as it transitions towards net zero and also work with our international colleagues.

You will be responsible for writing various reports and collaborating with members of the team to provide our customers with the highest quality insight on the energy market, which will help them make informed business decisions. You may even find that the work you do during this placement will support your dissertation choices once you return to university.

What do you need

You need a keen interest for the energy industry and a passion for making a difference. In return, you will work alongside experts in their field, learning and developing skills that will be invaluable for your future career ahead.

The location

Our head office is based in Norwich where most of our team are based. Working in that office, you will get to work alongside a range of experts who will help you develop the skills you will need as you start your working career.

Key responsibilities

  • Develop knowledge of the energy industry through research, regular reporting, webinars and knowledge sharing meetings
  • Support and assist the market intelligence departments in producing regular reports, delivering outputs to a high standard on time
  • Take a proactive approach to report management and building knowledge
  • Feedback information to customers through email, webinars and phone calls
  • Approach the hybrid-working environment in a professional manner

Skills, knowledge and expertise

  • Interest in the energy industry
  • Good IT skills, especially using Microsoft Office
  • Self-motivated, enthusiastic, and inquisitive mindset
  • Currently Studying for a Bachelor's degree with a placement year


  • Company bonus scheme
  • Private medical healthcare
  • Contributory pension scheme
  • 25 days holiday per annum
  • Annual well-being day
  • Perkbox discount scheme
  • Death in service benefit
  • Company sick pay
  • Parental leave pay
  • Cycle-to-work scheme
  • Monthly employee value awards

About Cornwall Insight

Cornwall Insight is the pre-eminent provider of research, analysis, consulting and training to businesses and stakeholders in the Great British, Irish and Australian energy markets. We leverage a combination of analytical capability, a detailed appreciation of regulation codes and policy frameworks, and a practical understanding of how markets function.

DEADLINE 11th March 2024