Sustainable Development

Sustainable Development Training and Consulting Assistant


Sustainable development, Consulting, Sustainability, Business strategies, Internship

Career Field

Sustainable Development

Job Type

Internship Programme


South Africa



The Host Organisation

A consultancy specializing in insights, consultations and solutions for businesses who are striving to create environmentally ethical and sustainable practices.

Roles and Responsibilities

As an intern, you will be involved in corporate training sessions on sustainability practices companies can implement from individual use to collectively as an organization. Along with training sessions, you will play a part in conceptualizing practical sustainability strategies and policies across all company levels. Interns will manage relationships with clients and help inspire and educate employees on an ongoing basis. Innovative thinking and problem solving skills will be key while looking into sustainable solutions for individual companies with varying needs.


A passion for sustainable development is essential Awareness of global environmental sustainability issues Highly motivated and eager to thrive in a professional environment Currently working towards or completed degree in a relevant field would be beneficial

Skills Acquisition

Policy development Creative thinking Business acumen Communication Research skills Project management Client relationship management

Benefits to Intern

Gain professional work experience in a dynamic and innovative international company Actively work towards global sustainability solutions for businesses Understand sustainability needs from a cross-cultural perspective Gain valuable experience and insights into this competitive field Boost your personal CV and show future employers your adaptability and resilience

Schedule & Compensation

Full-time temporary role with expectation of 37.5 hours work per week. Summer placement of 8-12 weeks with some flexibility and potential to extend Internship completed on an unpaid basis.



Please note that this position is offered as part of a comprehensive professional internship programme which has a fee. We offer lots of opportunities in this career area as part of our internship programme.

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Key programmes features

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Choice of programmes

We offer several programme options to suit different budgets

Choose your level of support and independence

Pay only for what you need from your trip

Programme fee starts at GBP £396 (USD $495)

Unlimited duration. No extra fee

Stay for any amount of time that you need and the price you pay for your programme does not change.

Total flexibility and control over your stay duration

You're free to change your itinerary whilst you're here, no hassle.

Unique guarantees

You won’t pay a penny unless we can offer you your ideal internship. Get 100% back if you’re not 100% happy after our placement search.

Your needs and preferences always come first

You're in total control of your experience

You won't get a 'cookie cutter' experience with us.

Four unique promises underpin our services. See them.

Focus on the skills you need.

Not only do you choose your industry, but also choose the exact skills you want to develop within that industry. Communication, negotiation, political negotiation. Just say!

We have a huge network of host organisations that allow us to find your match with unbeatable accuracy.

Our unique application provides you with the opportunity to highlight the skills you need to develop.

Our placement search is totally driven by your personal requirements.

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