Graduate Research Assistant United Kingdom

Posted 15th April 2019

As part of EcoAct’s annual investigation into the sustainability reporting performance of companies listed on various financial indices across Europe, you will assist in all aspects of the research programme. We offer our research interns a challenging and rewarding environment that will enhance your knowledge of sustainability and climate change issues while putting to use your valuable research skills.

You can take a look at one of the outputs of the 2018 research here.

Knowledge / Skills / Attitudes

We welcome interns who are enthusiastic and knowledgeable about climate change and sustainability issues. Skills we are looking for include:

  • Relevant degree or postgraduate qualification in environmental, carbon or sustainability subjects (can be current).
  • Desk-based research skills.
  • Knowledge of current sustainability issues facing businesses.
  • Working knowledge of Word and Excel.
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills.
  • Competency in French and/ or Spanish.


The position is based at our London office in Kings Cross.

Type of Employment

This is a paid position, offering candidates the London Living Wage.

The placement will start in June 2018 for a period of 8-12 weeks. Candidates are expected to work 5 full days per week in normal office hours (9am – 5.30pm).


Please send a CV and cover letter explaining your suitability for the role to or apply using the form below. The deadline for applying is Tuesday 30th April 2019. Due to the high volume of applications, we receive for internship roles we, unfortunately, are unable to respond to each application individually. If you’ve not been invited for interview by Friday 3rd May 2019 then your application has been unsuccessful.

Thank you for your interest in a role with EcoAct and we look forward to hearing from you.

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