Regulatory Intern

OneWeb

Internship 3 months London, UK

Uploaded 28 Mar 2019

Job Description

At OneWeb, we’re on a mission to provide affordable, high-speed Internet access for the world’s unconnected and to achieve the #1 target of the World Society of Information Systems – to create a community access point at every school in the world. We realize this isn’t easy, but we have designed a combination of satellites and ground systems that we know can achieve this, and we believe it is too important not to do. Eliminating extreme poverty, enabling relief for communities during emergencies or disasters, providing health care, clean water and education, starting a business, individual empowerment and civic transparency are all important goals and Internet access is a foundation for solving these global issues. 

OneWeb is a technology and infrastructure provider. Our infrastructure enables Mobile carriers, ISP’s and governments, to provide Internet Access to their local and remote populations. Our team’s talent spans fields from semiconductor design, telecom core network and small cell production and deployment, to hyper local rural regulatory and educational challenges. We are developing leading edge technology to solve some of the world’s largest problems – and having a lot of fun doing it! 

If building the infrastructure to connect 2 million schools is something you would like to make happen, then joining OneWeb may be a great personal and career move. We can provide an intellectually challenging workplace and fast-growing opportunity with a clear purpose. Come join the team that is making affordable communication ubiquitous on a global scale.   

The Regulatory Intern will assist with a variety of international telecoms regulatory policy and legal issues. This work will include research into current and proposed laws and regulations in multiple countries; preparation of regulatory filings such as applications and consultations; monitoring international political developments; and organizing the data and documents required to comply with regulatory deadlines. This role will be dynamic, as the support needed will depend upon priorities that shift based on internal and external factors.

Responsibilities:

  • Research and analyse international telecommunications policy, regulations, licensing requirements and manage licensing projects.
  • Develop excellent advocacy/ analysis materials on regulatory and policy matters
  • Work with various team members on different projects and flexibility to handle multiple requests
  • The ability to grasp new concepts quickly

Person Specification

Required Skills and Experience:

  • Bachelor’s degree in legal/policy/telecoms (via school or employment)
  • High-quality written and oral advocacy skills
  • Interest in dynamic teamwork and working in a fast-paced environment
  • A genuine interest in Telecommunications or Space policy
  • IT literacy - intermediate level Microsoft office and other publishing platforms a plus.
  • Graduate degree or candidacy for graduate degree.
  • Legal/policy/international/Telecoms major

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