Working Student – Energy & Just Development (m/f/d)

The World Future Council works to pass on a healthy and sustainable planet with just and peaceful societies to our children and grandchildren. To achieve this, we focus on identifying, developing, highlighting, and spreading effective, future-just solutions for current challenges humanity is facing, and promote their implementation worldwide. The Council consists of 50 eminent global change-makers from governments, parliaments, civil societies, academia, the arts, and the business world. Jakob von Uexkull, the Founder of the Alternative Nobel Prize, launched the World Future Council in 2007. The WFC is an independent, non-profit organisation under German law and finances its activities with institutional partnerships and donations.


The World Future Council is looking for a


Working Student – Energy & Just Development (m/f/d)


Location:                           Hamburg

Start:                                  March/April 2022

Working hours:                16-20 hours per week

Report to:                          Programme Manager, Energy & Just Development

Contract duration:           1 year with possibility of extension, if funding is available


As working student you support our Energy & Just Development team in the smooth implementation, communication and reporting of the work programme to accelerate the global energy transition.


  • Manage communication tools for the Global Renewables Congress and “100RE-MAP”
  • Compile presentations, letters and web texts on decarbonisation, climate change, renewable energy and just development
  • Carry out administrative tasks (incl. budget monitoring, support project reporting)
  • Manage workshop logistics (incl. bookings and organisation of conferences, workshops, side events and study tours)
  • Assist in research and project implementation

 Your profile:

  • Commitment to our vision and eager to make our planet a bit more sustainable and equitable to live in
  • You are a student in a relevant subject (e.g. international politics, climate ethics, political economy, environmental management)
  • Fluent English and German in writing and speech, knowledge of Spanish or French is an asset
  • You are a teamplayer with good office management and organisational skills
  • Good computer skills: MS office, content management systems, web-based appliances
  • Flexibility and creativity

What we offer:

  • An exciting work environment in an international context
  • Professional development opportunities in climate communication and renewable energy advocacy
  • An international network of climate change and renewable energy professionals
  • Flexibility in working hours
  • Being part of a young and motivated team

To apply, please email a cover letter and CV with your possible starting date to Anna Skowron: Anna. Please note that your application can be internally forwarded to relevant personnel and that an EU work permit is required. Subject heading: Application title and your name.

We look forward to your application! Please note that only candidates invited for interviews will be contacted.