Come work with us
The Australia Institute is one of the country’s most influential think tanks. Based in Canberra, we conduct research on a broad range of economic, social, transparency and environmental issues in order to inform public debate and bring greater accountability to the democratic process.
The Australia Institute provides intellectual and policy leadership. We conduct research that drives the public debate and secures policy outcomes. Our research is put into the hands of decision makers to have maximum impact.
When we talk about ‘research that matters’ we are talking about making real, tangible changes that would not have happened if we were not there to make them happen.
Come join the Australia Institute team!
Upcoming Job Opportunities —
Internship - Climate and Energy (paid position)
Employer: The Australia Institute
Work Type/s: Contract, Full Time
Classification/s: Policy & Research, Environment & Sustainability
Sector/s: Not For Profit (NFP)
Location: Canberra & ACT
Applications close: 03 December, 2018.
About the Australia Institute
The Australia Institute is an independent Canberra-based think tank. We conduct original research that contributes to a more just, sustainable and peaceful society. Our research covers a broad range of economic, social, integrity and environmental issues in order to inform public debate and bring greater accountability to the democratic process.
About the Internship
The intern will work with the Climate & Energy Director across all areas of the Institute including research, communications, and political, community and stakeholder engagement.
The purpose of this internship is to equip future leaders with the skills and experience to create progressive change. The position is for a fixed term of 12 months, full-time, though this can be flexible to accommodate study. We can offer up to $1000 to assist with the cost of moving to Canberra from interstate. This is a position for people beginning their career. We expect that at the end of 12 months, interns will leave The Australia Institute with the skills, knowledge and experience to move into positions within the NGO sector, public service or Parliament.
Experience with climate change and energy policy or research is desirable.
How to apply for this job
Please provide a copy of your CV and a one page letter addressing why you want to complete the internship and how it would help you to create progressive change.
Please forward applications (including contact information and details for two references) in confidence to firstname.lastname@example.org using the subject line: Climate and Energy Internship application. Receipt of applications will be acknowledged by e-mail. Only candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.
Applications must be received by 5:00 pm AEDT on Monday 3 December, and interviews will be conducted in Canberra on the 17 and 18 December 2018.