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Check this section at the beginning of each month to see live climate policy-related internship opportunities. We are almost exclusively listing paid opportunities.

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Live Climate Internship Opportunities

*Please note that we do our best to find viable internship opportunities, but we have no connections with the companies or organisations involved. Therefore, we cannot guarantee that all of these opportunities are legitimate, nor do we necessarily endorse their missions and practices.

Open Internships (Jan- Feb 2024)

Name of Internship: Internship
Company/Organisation of Internship: Climate Action
Location: London
Remuneration: Paid 
Language of internship: English
Language of advertisement: English
Start Date: N/A 
Duration: 3 month
Link: https://about.climateaction.org/careers/internships/
Deadline: Unspecified
Specifications: 

  • London based within a commutable distance from offices in Victoria
  • Available to come into the office 3 days a week minimum
  • Legally authorised to work full time within the UK
  • Available for the duration of 3 months minimum
  • At this time they are unable to offer internships to those on a student visa.

Name of Internship: Internship Programme 2024 – Climate Change & Carbon Markets 
Company/Organisation of Internship: Hamerkop Climate Impacts
Location: London
Remuneration: Paid
Language of internship: English
Language of advertisement: English
Start Date: Flexible in 2024
Duration: 4 month full time
Link: https://www.linkedin.com/jobs/view/internship-programme-2024-climate-change-carbon-markets-at-hamerkop-climate-impacts-3819174007/?utm_campaign=google_jobs_apply&utm_source=google_jobs_apply&utm_medium=organic&originalSubdomain=uk; https://careers.hamerkop.co/jobs/3576583-internship-programme-2024-climate-change-carbon-markets?utm_campaign=google_jobs_apply&utm_source=google_jobs_apply&utm_medium=organic
Deadline: 15th April

Specifications: 

  • BSc or Master’s degree in a technical or quantitative field related to climate change and environmental sciences (e.g., conservation, forestry, agriculture, marine ecology, energy, geospatial analysis)
  • Attention to detail, strong analytical and problem-solving skills and ability to produce well presented, error-free results and reports
  • Curious and keen to learn
  • Excellent organisational skills, with the ability to work autonomously
  • Good verbal and written communication skills
  • Willing to support a small but growing and purpose-driven consulting firm
  • Spoken and written fluency in English
  • No previous knowledge of finance is required

Name of Internship: Ecosystem Intern
Company/Organisation of Internship: EIT
Location: Barcelona, Spain
Remuneration: Doesn’t specify
Language of internship: English
Language of advertisement: English
Start Date: January ASAP
Duration: 6 months
Link: https://www.linkedin.com/jobs/view/3803781817/?alternateChannel=search&refId=PKsuUudgSL3OW2pEeEJh%2Fg%3D%3D&trackingId=Op3fgbZFJJs8jRMxN5%2BKbA%3D%3D&trk=d_flagship3_search_srp_jobs&lipi=urn%3Ali%3Apage%3Ad_flagship3_search_srp_jobs%3BRcCxBMrhQxSXnw3NoFnoqg%3D%3D&lici=Op3fgbZFJJs8jRMxN5%2BKbA%3D%3D 
Deadline: 25th January 
Specifications: Be a national of an EU Member State or have a working permit valid to do an internship in Spain; Have completed a bachelor’s or master’s degree in Spain less than 2 years ago; Enjoy their full rights as citizens.


Name of Internship: Internship – Climate Change Financing
Company/Organisation of Internship: UNICEF
Location: New York, U.S.
Remuneration: N/A
Language of internship: English
Language of advertisement: English
Start Date: N/A 
Duration: 26 weeks
Link: https://jobs.unicef.org/cw/en-us/job/569189/internship-climate-change-financing-public-partnership-division-ppd-new-york-usa-26-weeks-req-569189
Deadline: 7th February 2024
Specifications: Be enrolled in a graduate/undergraduate degree programme in international development, climate, environment, project management, business administration, social sciences, partnerships, fundraising, or have graduated within the past two years.
Fluency in English is required. Knowledge of another official UN language (Arabic, Chinese, French, Russian or Spanish) is a strong asset.
Applicants must be at least 18 years old.
Have no immediate relatives (e.g., father, mother, brother, sister) working in any UNICEF office; and have no other relatives in the line of authority that the intern will report to.


Name of Internship: EDICT Internships
Company/Organisation of Internship: Elemental Exelerator
Location: several opportunities 
Remuneration: paid, but not specified 
Language of internship: English
Language of advertisement: English
Start Date: summer internship 
Duration: 10 weeks
Link: https://elementalexcelerator.com/edict-internship-program/interns/
Deadline: February 5
Specifications: For students


November-Decmeber 2023 Climate Policy Internships Round-Up

Name of Internship: Internship | Tackle Climate Change with our Green ICT
Company/Organisation of Internship: TNOLocation: The Hague (The Netherlands)
Remuneration: 475 €/month
Language of internship: Doesn’t specify
Language of advertisement: English
Start Date: Doesn’t specify
Duration: 6-9 months
Link: https://www.linkedin.com/jobs/view/3749627773/?alternateChannel=search&refId=FvEknpRBQh7flWyKzanwKQ%3D%3D&trackingId=Lz169SdLfJhyZC%2FqCcGX%2Bw%3D%3D&trk=d_flagship3_search_srp_jobs
Deadline: Doesn’t specify
Specifications: –


Name of Internship: Internship on Climate Governance
Company/Organisation of Internship: Oxfam Novib
Location: The Hague (The Netherlands)
Remuneration: 450€/month (36-hour work week)
Language of internship: English
Language of advertisement: English
Start Date: January 2024
Duration: 5 months approximately
Link: https://linkedin.com/jobs/view/3764080804/?alternateChannel=search&refId=K6xQTRcJUmOge%2FG%2FcVA2uQ%3D%3D&trackingId=fuOoQu4ZzhBIr1OXac2Dnw%3D%3D
Deadline: 26 November 2023
Specifications: Be an active student of 18 years of age minimum; Be enrolled at a Dutch educational institution (first level university degree, higher schools (HBO) or other), the internship is part of the study programme; Have less than 3 years of relevant full-time work experience; Have legal right to live and work in The Netherlands or be prepared to obtain the right to follow an internship as part of their study in the Dutch educational institution, by signing a three-party internship agreement; Any staff member who has previously been in employment with Oxfam Novib shall not be hired as an intern.


Name of Internship: Policy assistant (traineeship), Green buildings 
Company/Organisation of Internship: Bellona
Location: Brussels (Belgium)
Remuneration: Doesn’t specify
Language of internship: English and fluency in Dutch or German
Language of advertisement: English
Start Date: Mid-January 2024
Duration: 6 months
Link: https://bellona.org/policy-assistant-traineeship-green-buildings
Deadline: Dec 1st 2023, 18:00 CET
Specifications: Recently graduated with a master’s or bachelor’s degree in a relevant field


Name of Internship: Intern, Commercial Sustainability: Sustainable Finance Focus – Utrecht – Campus 2024
Company/Organisation of Internship: Guidehouse
Location: Utrech (The Netherlands)
Remuneration: Doesn’t specify
Language of internship: English and fluency in Dutch or German
Language of advertisement: English
Start Date: Doesn’t specify
Duration: Doesn’t specify
Link: https://www.linkedin.com/jobs/view/3736086923/?alternateChannel=search&refId=sCtNgD1Btex7wJK5IpKrYg%3D%3D&trackingId=H9nDlNxV%2By51YT55YmoVQA%3D%3D
Deadline: Doesn’t specify
Specifications: Studying a Master’s degree. 


Name of Internship: Intern Sustainability with focus on ESG and Carbon Reporting
Company/Organisation of Internship: Azerion
Location: Schiphol-Rijk, North Holland, (The Netherlands)
Remuneration: 300 EUR/month
Language of internship: English
Language of advertisement: English
Start Date: As soon as possible
Duration: Minimum 4 months
Link: https://www.linkedin.com/jobs/view/3747704933/?alternateChannel=search&refId=sCtNgD1Btex7wJK5IpKrYg%3D%3D&trackingId=GEmOWZAXJxcCsDfPZZc3Qw%3D%3D
Deadline: Doesn’t specify
Specifications: 40h/week; Having a BSN number before the beginning of the internship (you can find the administrative steps here: Citizen service number (BSN) | I amsterdam); Studying in bachelor, master program 


September-October 2023 Climate Policy Internships Round-Up

Name of Internship: Various (Programme Research & Development; Marketing and Communications; Audience and Stakeholder Engagement; Event Management and Operations)
Company/Organisation of Internship: Climate Action
Location: London (UK)Remuneration: Doesn’t specify
Language of internship: English
Language of advertisement: English
Start Date: Immediate
Duration: Minimum 3 months
Link: https://about.climateaction.org/careers/internships/
Deadline: Doesn’t specify
Specifications: London based with 3 days a week in the office; Legally authorised to work full time within the UK.


Name of Internship: Sustainability and Environmental Intern
Company/Organisation of Internship: ERM
Location: Madrid (Spain)
Remuneration: Doesn’t specify
Language of internship: English and Spanish
Language of advertisement: English
Start Date: Doesn’t specify
Duration: Doesn’t specify
Link: https://www.linkedin.com/jobs/view/sustainability-and-environmental-intern-at-erm-3696363216/?originalSubdomain=es
Deadline: Doesn’t specify
Specifications: Bachelors in science related subjects to include environmental or chemical engineering, chemistry, geology, hydrogeology, sustainability, or related discipline; Master is a plus.


Name of Internship: Various positions // DIME Research Assistant and Field Coordinator Recruitment Drive – Fall 2023
Company/Organisation of Internship: World Bank
Location: Various
Remuneration: Doesn’t specify the hourly salary + offers travel expenses up to USD 3,000
Language of internship: English + various (in some of the opportunities)
Language of advertisement: English
Start Date: Various
Duration: Doesn’t specify
Link: https://www.worldbank.org/en/research/dime/brief/Job-Openings
Deadline: Thursday, October 19, 1 PM ET
Specifications: N/A


Name of Internship: Working Student / Internship – Data Analytics in sustainable environment
Company/Organisation of Internship: UNIQUE forestry and land use GmbH
Location: Freiburg (Germany)
Remuneration: Internship 520€ / MonthORWorking Studentaligned to Uni-Tarif (e.g.MasterDiploma= 17,70€/ hour)
Language of internship: English
Language of advertisement: English
Start Date: Post says September 2023 (but it was posted on the 10th of October)
Duration: Minimum 3 months up to 2 years
Link: https://www.linkedin.com/jobs/view/3736749785/?alternateChannel=search&refId=vqOYgYVZrKiY7gcBHuicMg%3D%3D&trackingId=MJmQunsJ3TObb3VdRuDsWw%3D%3D&trk=d_flagship3_search_srp_jobs
Deadline: Doesn’t specify
Specifications: Currently enrolled in aBachelor’s or Master’sdegree program in statistics, data analytics, environmental science, or a related field and looking for a compulsory internship (“Pflichtpraktikum”) and/or an employment as HiWi (WissenschaftlicheHilfskraft) / Student jobber.


Name of Internship: Intern: Strategic Foresight
Company/Organisation of Internship: European Climate Foundation
Location: Paris
Remuneration: Doesn’t specify
Language of internship: English 
Language of advertisement: English
Start Date: ASAP
Duration: 6 months full-time (39 hours a week)
Link: See here
Deadline: Doesn’t specify
Specifications: Candidates need to be in possession of a work permit for the work location in case applicable. The role is addressed to candidates with active student status who are enrolled in an educational institution.


Name of Internship: Intern Sustainability and Environment
Company/Organisation of Internship: MedTech Europe
Location: Brussels
Remuneration: Convention d’immersion professionnelle (CIP)
Language of internship: English 
Language of advertisement: English
Start Date: ASAP
Duration: 12 months full-time (39 hours a week)
Link: https://www.linkedin.com/jobs/view/3706646701/?alternateChannel=search&refId=D%2BqidTPxk8KfadjpqhWgwA%3D%3D&trackingId=fV0eWLFayN5x6BLubgcSxw%3D%3D&trk=d_flagship3_search_srp_jobs
Deadline: 29 September 
Specifications: This internship is only applicable for candidates who hold a diploma and are not linked to any internship with a university.


Name of Internship: Knowledge and Learning Intern
Company/Organisation of Internship: World Resources Institute
Location: Washington, DC, United States
Remuneration: $20 for undergrads and $22 for graduates
Language of internship: English 
Language of advertisement: English
Start Date: Flexible
Duration: 6 months full-time 
Link: https://www.climatechangecareers.com/job/world-resources-institute/washington-dc-united-states/knowledge-and-learning-intern/
Deadline: 19 September
Specifications: This is a remote-based internship with the option to work out of the Washington D.C. office once it reopens.WRI will provide a laptop for the duration of your internship.


June-July 2023 Climate Policy Internships Round-Up

Name of Internship: Intern – Energy, Resources and Climate Change
Company/Organisation of Internship: Centre for European Policy Studies
Location: Brussels, Belgium
Remuneration: 750 EUR/month
Language of internship: EnglishLanguage of advertisement: English
Start Date: Start September 2023
Duration: 4-6 months
Link: Job-Advert-Intern_Energy-Resources-and-Climate_June-2023.pdf (ceps.eu)
Deadline: 28 June 2023
Specifications: Must be enrolled as a student for the duration of the internship


Name of Internship: Intern – Centre Condorcet
Company/Organisation of Internship: Centre Condorcet
Location: Brussels, Belgium
Remuneration: Competitive
Language of internship: English
Language of advertisement: English 
Start Date: 1 September 2023
Duration: 6 months
Link:Intern @ Centre Condorcet/Brussels at Centre Condorcet | EURACTIV JobSite
Deadline: 30 June 2023
Specifications: Not exclusively climate policy – but inclusive of this.


Name of Internship: EU Energy, Environment & Sustainability Public Affairs Intern
Company/Organisation of Internship: Political Intelligence
Location: Brussels, Belgium
Remuneration: 977.50 EUR/month + 145 EUR/month for working from home
Language of internship: English
Language of advertisement: English
Start Date: 3 July 2023 (Flexible)
Duration: 5-6 months
Link:EU Energy Environment & Sustainability Public Affairs Intern – Brussels – Public Affairs, Consultancy and Lobbying – Political Intelligence (political-intelligence.com)
Deadline: 15 June 2023
Specifications: N/A


Name of Internship: Policy Trainee
Company/Organisation of Internship: Milieu (Law & Policy Consulting)
Location: Brussels, Belgium
Remuneration: N/A
Language of internship: English
Language of advertisement: English
Start Date: ASAP
Duration: N/A
Link:Policy Trainee – Milieu Consulting SRL (talentlyft.com)
Deadline: 15 June 2023
Specifications: N/A


Name of Internship: Intern – Energy Security and Climate Change Program
Company/Organisation of Internship: Centre for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS)
Location: Washington, DC
Remuneration: USD 16.10 – 18.10 per hour
Language of internship: English
Language of advertisement: English
Start Date: Fall 2023Duration: N/A
Link:Intern-Energy Security and Climate Change Program (Fall 2023) – 1616 Rhode Island Avenue Northwest, Washington, District of Columbia – Center For Strategic And International Studies (silkroad.com)
Deadline: 30 June 2023
Specifications: Eligible to work in US


Name of Internship: Clean Energy Infrastructure Deployment Intern
Company/Organisation of Internship: Clean Air Task Force
Location: Remote, flexible within the US
Remuneration: USD 20/hour
Language of internship: English
Language of advertisement: English
Start Date: ASAPDuration: 3 months
Link: Clean Energy Infrastructure Deployment Intern – Clean Air Task Force (catf.us)
Deadline: ASAP
Specifications: N/A


Name of Internship:  Internship Position in Urban Sustainability & Climate Change Resilience
Company/Organisation of Internship: The Institute for Housing and Urban Development Studies (IHS)
Location: Rotterdam, The Netherlands
Remuneration: 500€/month
Language of internship: English
Language of advertisement: English
Start Date: Applications are accepted on a rolling basis.
Link: https://www.ihs.nl/en/about/vacancies/internships/internship-positions-urban-sustainability-climate-change-resilience
Deadline: Applications are accepted on a rolling basis
Specifications: The candidate must be in the process of finishing a Master programme related to the urban environment, sustainability, green cities, green infrastructure and climate change issues. The candidate must have a Dutch residence permit valid for the total period of the internship or be an EU citizen.


Name of Internship: OECD Internship Programme 
Company/Organisation of Internship: OECD
Location: Paris, France (Indicates hybrid and remote)
Remuneration: Around 1000€/month
Language of internship: English and French
Language of advertisement: English
Start Date: On-going
Duration: At least one month
Link: https://www.oecd.org/careers/internship-programme/ 
Deadline: On-going
Specifications: To be enrolled in a full-time degree programme for the duration of the internship in a field or discipline related to the work of the OECD.


Name of Internship: International Internship
Company/Organisation of Internship: The Climate Reality Project
Location: Washington DC
Remuneration: $16.10 per hour
Language of internship: English
Language of advertisement: English
Start Date: Three cycles (spring, summer and fall)
Duration: 10-15 weeks
Link: https://www.climaterealityproject.org/international-internship
Deadline: On-going
Specifications: Hybrid, coming to the office 20% of the time. Hiring from the DMV (Washington DC, Virginia, and Maryland) area. Eligible to work in the US.


Name of Internship: Internship Programme
Company/Organisation of Internship: Climate Bonds Initiative
Location: London, UK
Remuneration: Rate equivalent to London Living Wage
Language of internship: English
Language of advertisement: English
Start Date: On-going
Duration: Minimum of 3 months
Link:  https://apply.workable.com/climate-bonds-initiative/j/2BD5D3BA3D/ 
Deadline: On-going
Specifications: N/A


Name of Internship: Analyst (intern) – Environmental and Climate Policy
Company/Organisation of Internship: Ramboll
Location: Brussels, Belgium
Remuneration: 1100 EUR/month
Language of internship: English
Language of advertisement: English
Start Date: 4th of September 2023 
Duration: 1 year
Link: https://jobs.smartrecruiters.com/Ramboll3/743999911162163-analyst-intern-environmental-and-climate-policy?trid=2d92f286-613b-4daf-9dfa-6340ffbecf73 
Deadline: 30th June
Specifications: N/A

Past Climate Internship Opportunities

These are the opportunities we have published in the past as part of our internships project pilot programmes!


Internship Reviews

Read here what people have written about their climate policy internship experiences!

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