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Intern – Nature Finance

Reference   (Please mention Stopdodo/Environment Jobs in your application)
Sectors Business, Support & Other
Location England (East Anglia) - UK, UK - Flexible - UK
Salary (Minimum)
Salary (Maximum)
Type Fixed Term and Permanent Roles
Status Full Time
Level Voluntary & Interns
Deadline 30/04/2023
Company Name The Biodiversity Consultancy
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Directory Entry : Founded in 2006, The Biodiversity Consultancy rapidly became a key player in the world of business and biodiversity through our practical and rigorous approach. We are based in Cambridge, UK, with a growing global presence. We also have members of the TBC team in Australia, France, Belgium, Colombia, France, Guinea, India, Indonesia, Kenya, New Zealand, Papua New Guinea and South Africa. For roles and vacancies with The Biodiversity Consultancy please visit their site and take a look at their careers page. Vacancies are often listed with us too at ww.environmentjobs.co.uk and www.environmentjobs.com
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Intern – Nature Finance

The purpose of the role is to gain a rapid understanding of specialist environmental consultancy and to provide a wide range of support to projects, undertaking research and offering advice and written documentation for projects and proposals.


  • Interpretation and analysis of a wide range of sustainability-related information 
  • Contributing to the analysis of data concerning corporate and financial institutions’ impacts on nature 
  • Benchmarking clients against peer companies or financial institutions and sustainability frameworks, primarily concerned with biodiversity
  • Researching new sectors, clients and markets. 
  • Researching and creating case studies
  • Writing and editing succinct reports, and delivering presentations  
  • Supporting the development of new proposals for work. 
  • Other duties commensurate with the role. 

Essential attributes: 

  • One year or more of experience in a relevant field, such as corporate sustainability, or environmental (ecological) consultancy 
  • Familiarity with international biodiversity and sustainability issues, especially in relation to corporate and financial institutions’ strategies and actions.
  • A willingness to work with the private sector, understand their needs, and operate strategically within client organisations
  • Positivity and teamwork 
  • A Masters’ degree or equivalent post-graduate studies in relevant disciplines 

Desirable attributes:  

  • Consultancy experience 
  • Experience working on sustainability-related issues in the financial sector
  • Demonstrated track record in project management 
  • Experience with application of approaches on sustainable finance
  • Experience with science-based target setting and/or biodiversity/nature-related disclosures
  • Experience in one or more of the following: asset or portfolio management, impact investment, public/private sector lending
  • Non-English language skills a bonus.

Role details

  • 6-month fixed term employment, fulltime
  • Benefits including holiday and option to join the work pension scheme
  • Paid position
  • Ideally based in the Cambridge area or UK (with travel to Cambridge).

To apply, please send a covering letter, two recent examples of your written work and CV by email to: recruitment@thebiodiversityconsultancy.com

About us

The Biodiversity Consultancy works with business and finance to integrate nature into sustainability strategy and practice. Since 2006 we have guided clients across sectors and around the world to respond to biodiversity- and nature-related risk and create new ways of working which deliver business value and safeguard our natural environment.

Our team are purpose-driven biodiversity and sustainability experts, trusted by household names, financial institutions, governments, and leading NGOs to deliver strategic guidance and deep technical expertise. From single sites to global systems, we equip out clients with the knowledge, capacity, and tools to create meaningful change and achieve their nature-related goals.

We place a high value on the experience and expertise of our staff and strive to create the conditions for individuals to grow and flourish in a stimulating, collaborative and flexible culture. Personal development is important to us and as such we offer a comprehensive, tailored induction and ongoing in-house and external training opportunities.

At heart we are committed conservationists, who believe we can make more of an impact by working with business. We invest in the environmental leaders of the future through our internship programme and donate 12.5% of our profits to environmental causes chosen by staff. More can be found about our work and our team at www.thebiodiversityconsultancy.com

Application deadline is 30th April 2023. Early applications are encouraged, and we reserve the right to appoint earlier should the right candidate be found.


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