Internship at Climate Cleanup

Do you want to make a positive impact on our planet and our future? Climate Cleanup is an independent nonprofit organization that realizes scalable nature-based climate solutions that store carbon with nature(tech). To be able to reverse the current climate, nitrogen and biodiversity crisis, humanity needs to restore the carbon balance in the atmosphere and oceans. Our Double Nature Plan with its systemic innovative actions does just that. We put life at the center of every action and decision,  and are radically positive.

We are looking for enthusiastic interns, who want to work together to double nature with an interdisciplinary team. We are looking forward to  your ideas, insights and actions! Our workfield is divided into four domains: land, oceans and coastal areas, biobased buildings and rock weathering.

We try to find the best internspot for you within our foundation. We host internships for masters students and HBO students. There are internship opportunities  for hands-on, practical assignments, as well as for  a more formal thesis or research project. We and all our former students had the following in common:

  • A passion for life 
  • You enjoy creativity working on scientifically based interventions
  • You are curious, entrepreneurial and flexible
  • You like working in a small team with a big network.
  • You like to work for a greener economy with entrepreneurial people

We offer:

  • An internship requiring a minimum commitment of four days per week, with at least two days spent at the beautiful and sustainable cultural hub of Tolhuistuin in Amsterdam Noord.. 
  • A diverse, multi-talented and international team with a positive, independent and proactive mindset.
  • An international network that consists of fantastic cutting-edge people and organizations.
  • An internship fee of (maximum) €500 per month. 
  • A weekly free lunch with the team. 
  • Lots of opportunities to visit projects like farmers, food forests, seaweed farmers and other frontrunners.

What kind of studies are we interested in:
Strategic leadership, sustainability, earth sciences, product development, design, communication, climate studies, future planet studies, ecosystem science, coastal and marine ecology, biobased building, agriculture, international business, nutrient and health, political science and more.

Would you like to make a positive impact by doing an internship with us? Mail a short motivation and resume to; address the email to Hanny van Hout (sustainable operations). 

About Climate Cleanup
Climate Cleanup, founded in Amsterdam in 2018, is an independent non-profit organization implementing scalable, nature-based climate solutions to restore the Earth’s carbon balance. By considering CO₂ as a resource and removing it naturally from the atmosphere and oceans, Climate Cleanup works towards a regenerative economy in which individuals, businesses and governments function and prosper within the planet’s limits. The organization is co-funded by members – from young people to parents and entrepreneurs to investors – who rely on the power of natural solutions to reverse the climate crisis. Climate Cleanup’s goal is to remove 1,500 gigatons of CO₂ from the atmosphere by doubling nature.