Location: London (working from home in the interim while lockdown restrictions are in place).
Duration: 3 months – starting ASAP
Hours: We are looking for someone to be available ideally for 3 days a week. We will be flexible in our approach and discuss your volunteering hours with you.
Job purpose and background
Are you passionate about the environment and tackling climate change at the city level? Would you like to support work that informs policy makers of the need to act boldly to protect human health and build urban resilience? Do you have experience in data analysis?
CDP is seeking a highly motivated intern to join the Urban Health team. The intern will get the opportunity to work on an exciting new project developing Climate & Health City Profiles, delivered in partnership with the World Health Organization (WHO).
About the Cities, States & Regions Team
This role will be situated within CDP’s Cities, States & Regions team. Over 1,000 cities, states and regions engage with CDP each year to report their progress on tackling climate change. In addition to elected officials, the UNFCCC, the World Bank, the IPCC, major universities, and hundreds of other organizations rely on CDP’s data for research, to inform policy and decision-making. As part of a new focus on Urban Health, CDP is working with global public health partners, including the World Health Organisation and the Lancet Countdown.
Key responsibilities include:
Essential skills and competencies:
Desirable skills and competencies:
What we offer:
Interested applicants must be eligible to volunteer legally in the United Kingdom.
How to apply:
Please email your CV and a covering letter setting out how you meet the required skills and competencies or key responsibilities, which should be no more than two pages, to [email protected] with ‘Climate & Urban Health intern, First name, Last name’ in the subject line. The applications will be considered on a rolling basis with the final deadline of 6pm (BST) on 16th of April. The expected start date is in April.
Before you apply
We’ll only use the information you provide to process your application. For more details on how we use your information, see our applicants privacy notice. By emailing us your CV and covering letter, you are permitting CDP to use the information you have provided for recruitment purposes.