Student Assistant SBE Team

The Collaborating Centre on Sustainable Consumption and Production (CSCP) gGmbH is offering position as a student assistant in the Sustainable Business and Entrepreneurship (SBE) team.

hours: up to 19hrs/week
Timeframe: open from 1st of August 2022
Location: Wuppertal, Germany


The CSCP is an international nonprofit Think and Do tank that works with businesses, policy makers, partner organisations and civil society towards a good life. A team of currently 65 multi-disciplinary professionals contributes to the worldwide activities of the Centre.

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Job Description

The student will support with the SBE team colleagues to support the delivery of a wide range of national and international projects, targeting energy issues on the African continent, solving sustainability challenges in the chemistry sector and more.

We offer a friendly and open work environment with opportunities to develop new skills in transformational business approaches in the private and public field. Our aim is to provide progressive, resilient and cost-effective solutions for our team and partners in the face of increasing security and data protection requirements.


  • The student assistant will partly support the project „“ funded by the NRW Ministry of Economic Affairs and the European Union: ( The project has a focus on digitalization and sustainability and targets SMEs in the state of NRW
  • Support with the research for and writing of project proposals on sustainable business, especially in the chemistry sector and in energy related projects on the African continent
  • Various research and support tasks in the different projects of the SBE team

What we offer

  • Insights into project management and research
  • Insights into sustainable business on different levels and in a variety of sectors
  • An international, multidisciplinary and young team with many different cultural backgrounds, experiences and knowledge
  • An open and friendly working atmosphere
  • Many possibilities to contribute with your own ideas

Qualification requirements

  • First working experience e.g. in research, portfolio assessment, supply chain management, marketing, customer relation management and social media management
  • Completed first part of degree (“Grundstudium“ or at least in the 2nd year of your Bachelor study)
  • Good written and spoken English skills are preferred
  • Interest and ideally experience in the topic of digital and sustainable transformation
  • Interest and ideally experience in the chemistry sector

Other requirements

  • Teamwork-spirit
  • Independent execution of tasks
  • Previous work experience (e.g. internships, assistant jobs) are advantageous


The first working language at the CSCP is English; therefore fluency in written and spoken English is essential. Additionally, for this position also fluency in German (written and spoken) is required.

Application Procedure

If you are interested in this position, please send us your complete application (including 1-page letter of motivation in English, your CV, certificates and – if possible – reference(s) to:

Annika Stein
Tel: +49 202 459 58 11