Duration: 3 months - starting as soon as possible
Days per week: We will be flexible in our approach and discuss your volunteering hours with you. We are looking for someone to be present at our London office for 2-3 days a week.
About CDP’s Cities, States and Regions program:
Over 920 local and regional governments worldwide are measuring and disclosing environmental data through CDP and ICLEI’s unified reporting system in order to manage emissions, build resilience, protect themselves from climate impacts and create better places for people to live and work.
The internship program
To apply for the program you must live in London or a reasonable commuting distance from our London office, which is located centrally.
All our volunteer interns will be assigned to a volunteer intern supervisor and will receive an induction, on-the-job training, coaching and one-to-one support. On successful completion of their placement, volunteer interns can request a reference.
Interns will get an insight into how an international environmental NGO operates with the opportunity to attend meetings and ask questions.
Role, purpose and background
This internship is ideal for someone seeking to put into practice their engagement, research, and analysis skills. You will get to grips with the climate actions that cities, states and regions are taking to reduce emissions, adapt to climate change, and finance the clean economy transition.
Key tasks include
Required skills and competencies
Desirable skills and competencies
This is not a salaried position. We will cover your day-to-day travel and lunch expenses in line with our expenses policy. Lunch expenses will only be provided on days where over 3.5 hours volunteering have been completed.
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.
How to apply
Interested applicants must be eligible to volunteer legally in the UK.
To apply please email your CV and a covering letter setting out how you meet the required skills and competencies, which should be no more than two pages, to [email protected] with ‘EMEA Cities, States, and Regions Internship’ in the subject. The deadline is 5pm on Monday 24th February 2019.