Internship for student – Project Development

Starting date: mid-May 2018
Location: Berlin
Terms: 3 – 6 months contract with financial compensation
Other requirements: EU citizen or existing work permit


To apply, send your CV and covering letter with the subject “Intern / Project Development” by
email to by the 10th May 2018.

Climate Analytics is looking for an Intern to help us develop proposals on a wide variety of climate issues: climate science, climate policy, climate finance, climate negotiations, mitigation and adaptation. We are looking for a talented, organised and multilingual team player with a keen interest in working in the climate change field. You will gain learning on project development, funding applications and climate issues.

Duties and responsibilities

• Support of the Head of Project Development and climate experts in the management of project proposals
• Support proposal development and preparation of project applications (eligibility check, drafting, budgeting, coordination meetings)
• Preparation and participation to meetings with our European and international partners and funders
• Assist the team on mapping of funders
• Support in fundraising research and monitoring of calls and tenders (e.g. H2020, DG Clima, DG Environment, BMUB, European foundations e.g. European Climate Fund, International Foundations e.g. Climate Works Foundation)
• Support in developing project development tools (Matrix, Calendars, templates etc)

Your Profile

• Student (International studies, Fundraising, Business Administration, Geography, Political Science….)
• Interest and experience in Project Development (e.g. drafting funding proposals, developing monitoring tools)
• Team player with very good communication skills
• Capacity to work independently
• Excellent command of written and spoken English, German and French
• Excellent organising ability
• Creative and flexible
• Interest and background knowledge in the area of climate change, sustainable development and international relations are an advantage

Experience you will gain

• An inspiring working atmosphere in an international team of people from over 20 countries.
• Insights into climate change research, international climate negotiations and support work for SIDS and LDCs
• Understanding of how funding and proposal processes work