Intern -Climate Hazards (HYBRID))

Moody's

3.9

(9)

London, United Kingdom

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    Position summary

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    Team Description

    The Moody's RMS Climate Hazards team, based in London, sits within the company's Model Development group as part of the Models and Data Business Unit.

    The team work closely with other hazard, vulnerability, exposure, and financial modelers to quantify the loss potential of extreme climate events and to ensure the accuracy, efficiency, and appropriateness of the final modelling product. We function as a multidisciplinary team of catastrophe modelers including statisticians, mathematicians, physical scientists, and engineers, who build models critical to our Re/Insurance clients and essential to the other markets which Moody's RMS serve.

    Overview of the Role

    This role will perform research and development work to understand various effects of extreme climate phenomena, including tropical cyclones, severe and winter weather, chronic and acute climate change, and so on.

    The successful candidate will work closely with experienced catastrophe modelers to prototype and advance the building of mathematical models of climate extremes and their impacts.

    Qualifications

    • A Master's degree in a related subject (e.g., Climate Science, Atmospheric Sciences, Meteorology, Applied Mathematics, Statistics, or similar).

    • Sound mathematical and statistical foundations.

    • Strong ability in programming languages used in model development (e.g., R, Python, Julia).

    • Critical thinking, problem-solving skills, and attention to detail.

    • Good skills in a Linux/Unix environment and experience of a version control system such as GitHub.

    • Ability to communicate analysis results and insights effectively.

    • Driven and committed, demonstrating self-motivation as well as strong team working skills.

    Moody's is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender expression, gender identity or any other characteristic protected by law.

    Candidates for Moody's Corporation may be asked to disclose securities holdings pursuant to Moody's Policy for Securities Trading and the requirements of the position. Employment is contingent upon compliance with the Policy, including remediation of positions in those holdings as necessary.

    For more information on the Securities Trading Program, please refer to the STP Quick Reference guide on ComplianceNet

    Please note: STP categories are assigned by the hiring teams and are subject to change over the course of an employee's tenure with Moody's.

    Why you should apply for a job to Moody's:

  • 78% say women are treated fairly and equally to men
  • 89% would recommend this company to other women
  • 100% say the CEO supports gender diversity
  • Ratings are based on anonymous reviews by Fairygodboss members.
  • Moody’s Women’s ERG seeks to enhance the recruitment, retention, promotion and professional development of female professionals.
  • RE-IGNITE is a paid 16-week return to work program designed for individuals wishing to restart their careers after a career break.
  • Commitment of $1 million over the next five years to promote equal justice and advancement of the Black community.