Period: 3 months, longer period possible if mandatory part of study program, starting as soon as possible. Full time – 40 hours per week.
Location: Cologne, Germany
Deadline: As soon as possible. Position will be closed when suitable candidate is found.
NewClimate Institute (www.newclimate.org) is a think tank with offices in Cologne and Berlin. We are a team of researchers and policy advisors with long experience in supporting the international climate negotiations and associated national and international processes. Through our policy-oriented research and capacity building we help international organisations, national governments, NGOs, and other actors to find and implement solutions to the global climate change challenge. NewClimate’s key motivating values are to strive for positive impact, whilst enjoying our work and a positive team spirit built on openness, trust and inclusiveness.
NewClimate Institute regularly works with motivated Master’s degree students, interested in a career in sustainable development and climate policy, who may join the NewClimate Institute team for an internship of 3 months (longer period possible if mandatory part of study program). For this position, we are seeking a candidate to support our research across multiple climate action tracking projects, with a focus on policy research activities to support projects such as Climate Action Tracker, Climate Change Performance Index and non-state climate action impact analysis.
Possible tasks may include:
The internship will be remunerated. Actual conditions depend on qualification of the candidate.
The preferred candidate is a motivated Master’s degree student with a high degree of responsibility and an independent working style, and a deep interest in the field of climate policy, ideally with some understanding of different types of policy instruments and/or sector expertise.
If you are interested in an internship, as described above, please send us your CV including a short cover letter and, if possible, an academic transcript to date to firstname.lastname@example.org addressed to Lena Gentes. Please include the code “R-IN2003” in the subject line of your email. Important: Text in the email itself cannot be taken into consideration for the application so please make sure to send all relevant information and files in one pdf-document with a maximum size of 10 MB. We cannot accept documents in Microsoft Word or any other “open” format.