Careers in the cleantech industry - Apricum GmbH

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Your career at Apricum

Do not settle for a conventional career in management consulting. Make a lasting impact. We offer you the chance to make a difference to our clients’ strategy and bottom line. We look for people with the power to think of innovative solutions and who have the drive to change business. You will draw your strength from an international team of experts from the cleantech industry, management consulting and corporate finance.

Open positions at Apricum

Apricum is currently hiring!

Consulting and transaction advisory vacancies

We are searching for talented and passionate people to join our consulting and transaction advisory team. If you are dedicated to delivering outstanding client service, thrive on complex problem solving and wish to create a meaningful impact with your skills and expertise in an industry that makes a difference to the world, then join the Apricum team.

We have the following consulting roles available:

Click on the above positions for further information and details on how to apply.
We look forward to receiving your application!

Internships at Apricum

Covid-19 Update: Should I still apply for an internship?

You may be wondering how Covid-19 is affecting how we work with our interns and whether it still makes sense to apply? Please see below for more information.

Project Associate at Apricum – The Cleantech Advisory

As an intern at Apricum, you are part of the consulting team based in Berlin, and work as a project associate for clients around the globe, contributing to strategic projects in renewable energy industries. Applying your problem-solving, technical and analytical skills, you analyze markets and technologies and condense findings into presentations for our clients’ top-level management.

You are coached by an experienced project manager or senior consultant who will support you in developing your knowledge of the rapidly growing cleantech industry.

Your profile
  • Bachelor’s degree with outstanding academic achievements, preferably in engineering, business, economics or science
  • Some work experience, preferably in consulting, industry or finance
  • Interest in energy-related topics, enthusiasm for renewable energy
  • Highly structured thinking and strong analytical skills
  • Fluent communication skills in English, both spoken and written. Proficiency in German is a plus

How to apply

We are always on the lookout for outstanding students who would like to apply for an internship. Applications can be made all year round. Internships last three to six months.

Please email your application to career@apricum-group.com and be sure to include the following documents:

  • CV in English
  • Cover letter in English
  • Academic grades
  • Reference letters in English*
  • Your window of availability for the internship

Please understand that applications without all of these requirements cannot be considered.

*If your reference letters are in German, you can send them as they are. There is no need to translate them. If they are in any language other than English or German, they will need to be translated into English.

 

I am a graduate, can I still apply for an internship?

Our internship positions are only open to current students. As a graduate, you can apply for a consulting position if there are vacancies. If there are no open positions currently, please check back on our website from time to time.

Writing your master thesis during your internship at Apricum

Sometimes we take on the important responsibility of supervising a master thesis as part of an internship. However, we are not able to guarantee this in advance due to the nature of our project-based work and the changing topics that arise. Once the internship is underway and we have more clarity on current projects, we can confirm whether we are able to supervise your master thesis, but unfortunately not beforehand.

Covid-19 Update: Should I still apply for an internship?

(as of September 2020)

You may be wondering how Covid-19 is affecting how we work with our interns and whether it still makes sense to apply?

Most likely you will have some questions, for example:

  • Will you be able to work in the office with the team or do you have to work from home?
  • How can you learn effectively if there is widespread home office?
  • What about mentoring opportunities?
  • Will this affect the projects you are assigned to?

Because so many companies are working differently during these times of Covid-19, we would like to reassure applicants that an internship can still be successfully undertaken at Apricum and here is how…

At the beginning, we invite you to the office to meet your mentor who will conduct your onboarding and show you around. After that, you have the flexibility to work from home or come to Apricum’s office in Mitte, Berlin. Many of the team choose a combination of this each week.

We have several large open-plan, as well as smaller individual offices at Apricum – allowing many configuration options and plenty of physical space. Simply take your laptop and plug in at any number of desks.

You’ll stay in daily contact with your mentor and other colleagues using essential tools like Slack and Zoom, plus we have regular all team meetings and virtual events.

Fortunately for Apricum, we have been just as busy with projects during the Covid pandemic as before, if not busier! Our interns will support us on a wide variety of projects and tasks just as before spanning strategy consulting and transaction advisory.

Still curious? Read more (see below) about the experiences of our two interns in 2020, both of which took place during Covid-19.

At Apricum, the health and safety of our team is paramount. We were among the first to implement “home office” as the default rule back in March 2020. Currently, a fixed number of team members are able to return to the office on a rotating basis should they wish to, following the conduct and hygiene protocols recommended by the health authorities.

If you wish to apply for an internship from outside of the EU, please check the latest travel restriction information from Germany’s Federal Foreign Office here. We look forward to hearing from you!

Past interns share their experience

“The projects I got to be a part of were international, impactful and ambitious. This made each and every project exciting to work on.”

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Mert Orhan Astam

Project Associate, 2020

“My personal highlight was to work hand-in-hand with the team on a project, whose results will most likely have a major impact on the European solar landscape.”

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Philip Terzenbach

Project Associate, 2020

“I found the team a source of stimulation as well as inspiration. I received constant feedback for my work.”

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Andrea Fumagalli

Project Associate, 2020

“During this internship, I have been able to apply my analytical mindset to real world problems and build my consultant toolkit.”

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Romain Buchs

Project Associate, 2019

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