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Internship in the area of Climate & Development

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Period: 3 months, longer period possible if mandatory part of study program.
Full time – 40 hours per week.

Start date: Starting as soon as possible.

Location: Cologne, Germany

Deadline: As soon as possible. Position will be closed when suitable candidate is found.

NewClimate Institute

NewClimate Institute 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.

Flagship projects include the Climate Action Tracker and the German government-funded Ambition to Action. Our recent works have been published in NatureClimate Policy and Environmental Research Letters, and featured in various media outlets including the Economist and Washington Post.

The internship

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 in the Ambition to Action project with a focus on activities to support the advancement of climate and development goals in Kenya and/ or Argentina.

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