OverviewCDP Internship – Climate Change and Business – Melbourne (voluntary) Internship in Melbourne VIC
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Internship – Climate Change and Business – Melbourne (voluntary)
CDP is an international, not-for-profit organisation providing the only global system for companies and cities to measure, disclose, manage and share vital…
CDP is an international, not-for-profit organisation providing the only global system for companies and cities to measure, disclose, manage and share vital environmental information. Over 5,000 companies disclosed climate change information through CDP in 2014, including over 80% of the 50 largest listed companies on the Australian Securities Exchange (ASX 50).
This post will be valuable experience for anyone seeking a career in climate change or sustainability, and are an opportunity to gain insight and skills in a broad range of areas beneficial for careers in communications, consultancy, government, and in-house corporate sustainability roles. The successful candidate will be based in the Melbourne CBD.
The intern will be involved in a variety of work including:
Supporting the organisation of events in Australia & possibly NZ
University degree and/or two years work experience in business, communication, finance, sustainability and/or climate change
Experience in events management
Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal
Confident and capable of engaging with stakeholders at all levels
Strong organisational skills and excellent attention to detail
Demonstrated ability to pick up new skills quickly
Well-developed online research and analytical skills
Strong IT skills, including database management skills, fluency in MS Word, Excel, Outlook and Powerpoint and the ability to learn new systems quickly.
Demonstrated strong self-motivation and an ability to work effectively under pressure
The right to live and work in Australia
Knowledge of greenhouse gas accounting and the business implications of climate change (desirable).
CDP works with market forces to motivate companies to disclose their impacts on the environment and natural resources and take action to reduce them. CDP now holds the largest collection globally of primary climate change, water and forest-risk information and puts these insights at the heart of strategic business, investment and policy decisions.
For more information about CDP, please visit www.cdp.net .
Employment Type: Internship
Location: Melbourne, VIC, AU
Posted on: 2015-09-03