Businesses and governments can no longer afford to operate unsustainability. There’s pressure from consumers, investors, business partners and citizens to increase sustainability efforts and effectively manage the finite natural resources of the planet. Start your Environmental and Corporate Sustainability internship today to gain experience in helping organisations operate sustainably. You’ll come away with the real-world experience in sustainability that is highly sought-after by businesses, governments and nonprofits, standing you in good stead to achieve a successful career in this field.
Conduct research on strategies to minimise water usage and water pollution at an NGO site. This will assist them in becoming more sustainable by conserving water resources and reducing pollution levels.
Examine an environmental management plan and suggest any changes to ensure the working standards go beyond what the law requires. The goal is to ensure environmental practices meet higher standards than what is mandated by regulations.
Complete two online courses and earn a certificate from the University of Richmond.
Get a professional recommendation from your personal mentor that details your skills and accomplishments.
Attend an immersive masterclass lecture for each internship project, delivered by leading academics and local experts.
Complete a project that solves a problem for a real organisation and add it to your resume.
Receive support from your dedicated internship supervisor during weekly one-on-ones, and career coaching sessions from an external expert.
Learn new skills, relevant to an impact-focused profession, and apply them to real scenarios.
Book and pay for your virtual internship program, and receive a GBP 200 grant towards an internship in any of our locations around the world.
Engage with academics, professionals and other interns by attending lectures and live chats where key topics and trends in your field of interest will be discussed.
Gain insight into culture through a range of interactions with community members. Learn about cultural or environmental topics by attending sessions led by local experts.
Solve a problem or challenge for a real organisation by learning about their challenges, carrying out research, finding a solution and proposing an implementation plan.
Speak to someone with your dream job and find out how they got there. Attend career development workshops. Receive career coaching and ongoing support from your mentor.
2 weeks before starting your virtual internship, you’ll work on our foundations in sustainable development program. This includes two online courses offered in partnership with the University of Richmond.
Careers in sustainable development
Specialisation course relevant to your VI subject area. Either wildlife conservation, marine conservation or climate crisis & sustainability
Attend an immersive series of lectures delivered by leading academics, professionals and local experts.
Social Media Manager, BBC Springwatch
Founder, Breathe Conservation | World Record Holder
|Study pace: 5 hours / week
|Study pace: 10 hours / week