Internship SL-Team

The Collaborating Centre on Sustainable Consumption and Production (CSCP) is offering internship positions at its office in Wuppertal, Germany. Internships are offered throughout the year, of a typical duration of three months and granted based on the qualification of applicants and capacity available at the CSCP.

Duration: 3 months minimum

Startdate: as soon as possible

Location: Wuppertal, Germany


The major task of the candidate will be research and literature review: S/he will perform internet based research for possible source material and literature relevant for major activities expected to be carried out by CSCP. Further possible tasks are related to proposal writing and presentation creation.

Qualification requirements:

Good academic and analytical skills. Ability to draft clearly and concisely, very good language skills. Good interpersonal skills, works collaboratively with colleagues to achieve organisational goals, ability to develop and maintain effective work relationships with different national and cultural backgrounds with sensitivity with respect for diversity.

Working knowledge and familiarity with sustainability in general and sustainable lifestyles and behaviours in specific is a plus, though not mandatory.

Other desirable skills: Good skills in basic computer usage, including internet searches. In particular, good working knowledge of MS Office-Word, Excel, Power Point, Intra-Internet, e-mail applications etc.


The first working language is English, therefore fluency in written and spoken English is necessary; another language is a plus. Since there are also German projects, fluency in written and spoken German is necessary, too.

Application Procedure:

If you are interested in this internship opportunity, please send us your complete application (motivation letter in English, your CV, certificates and (a) reference(s)) in one single PDF.

Please consider that due to the high number of applications we receive, it may take up to 4 weeks before you receive an answer.

Please send the applications to –

Please note: Unfortunately, the CSCP as non-for-profit organisation is not in the position to offer any financial support.