Lead the charge.
An exclusive paid internship opportunity with Mercedes-AMG PETRONAS F1
Akkodis is once again at the forefront of smart technology, this time with the world champion Mercedes-AMG PETRONAS Formula One team to help achieve its commitment to carbon neutrality and drive the team’s sustainability strategy.
Thank you for your interest in working within the Mercedes-AMG PETRONAS Formula One Team position as Sustainability Project Consultant for the 2023 championship season. The application period has finished and we are no longer accepting applications. We will periodically update this page with new information on the program, so please visit from time to time.
Internship Job Description
Sustainability Project Consultant Paid Internship
We’re looking for a tech enthusiast capable of combining technology and innovation to envision sustainable solutions in a high-tech, data-driven environment within the sustainability team over the 2023 Formula 1 World Championship season. Someone who demonstrates a passion for motorsports and has a performance focused mind-set to help the team achieve their objectives. A creative thinker who is capable of driving impact and difference.
Identifying projects and technology, helping set targets, implementing actions, and measuring outcomes to support the delivery of new sustainability strategy
Tracking, analyzing and reporting on carbon footprint data (such as manufacturing and product data) to improve carbon accounting across all emissions scopes
Using data analytics to identify solutions and support data driven decision making to achieve sustainability outcomes
Promoting the adoption of new approaches and innovation to improve sustainability performance
Supporting the maintenance and implementation of environmental certifications including (ISO14001 & FIA 3* Accreditation)
Awareness of key sustainability principles, industry trends and best practice standards
Ability to collect, analyze, and communicate complex data in a compelling and understandable way
Evidence of good interpersonal skills, being a team player and ability to forge strong working relationships with colleagues to collaborate across various internal functions including trackside team, facilities, operations, procurement, marketing, and finance
Background/Education in a STEM field, either in the physical or environmental sciences, with knowledge of sustainability/environment
Driven and self-motivated and able to proactively address challenges
Motivated and resilient to handle this highly challenging and fast-paced environment combined with passion for motorsport
Fixed term of 9 months (April 1, 2023 - December 31, 2023)Download full job description
Watch our LIVE Q&A replay about the role
On October 12 Akkodis hosted a LIVE Q&A session with the Mercedes Team who answered many viewer questions about the Lead the Charge Sustainability Project Consultant role and what it will be like to work with the world champion Mercedes-AMG PETRONAS Formula One team.
We discussed the main objectives of the role and how someone with a passion for motorsport and technology can drive innovative initiatives and create a more sustainable future together with the team throughout the 2023 Formula 1 season.