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Internship - Project & Programme Coordinator

Project & Programme Coordinator (Internship)

Launch Your Career at World Climate Foundation!

If you have a keen interest in climate change solutions and would like to learn more about managing large scale international projects, we would like to connect with you!

If you see yourself as a professional with a purpose, we offer you a chance to join a rapidly growing international organisation that is actively focusing on action and impact on climate, biodiversity and health resilience. Work alongside inspiring leaders from government, business, financial institutions and civil society which are leading the way and shaping our future.

We are looking for an energetic, motivated and diligent individual interested in a full-time internship lasting 6 months. You will support the Project Management team in project development and coordination, stakeholder engagement, high-level event execution, and other ad hoc tasks.

Our work is very much driven by facilitating large-scale collaboration between governments, businesses, financial institutions and international organisations. Therefore you, first of all, are a good communicator and connect well with people of all levels. You are outgoing in the sense that you take initiative, are not afraid to pick up the phone and talk to people. You have a strategic and analytic mindset and passion for collaboration and coordination across various departments in the organisation as well as keen interest for climate and/or biodiversity topics, including climate finance, clean energy, transport, natural capital and much more.

Tasks and Responsibilities:

  • Assist the Project Management team in project development stages

  • Maintain and update working project databases and plans

  • Provide active role and use critical judgment in the development of all project deliverables

  • Assist with the preparation of partnership proposals and agreements

  • Develop programme documents (session notes, briefings, outcome reports etc.)

  • Liaise with clients and partners to identify and define project deliverables and provide ongoing engagement support

  • Identify and maintain new global and local partnerships relevant for the project success

  • Organise and participate in required stakeholder meetings

  • Prepare necessary presentation materials for meetings

  • Assist with the preparation of partnership proposals, MoUs, agreement letters etc.

  • Assist with the recruitment of speakers for high-level events (collect contact information, schedule preparation calls)

  • Support the preparation and execution of high-level conferences together with logistics and programme teams

  • Provide active role in coordinating project status, updates and required input between internal departments

  • You will also assist the team in a number of additional tasks such as database maintenance, research, meeting notes, team travel plans, administration and other ad hoc tasks


  • Currently enrolled at masters’ level at either a university or a business school

  • Excellent communications skills (both written and oral), fluency in English is a requirement

  • Excellent interpersonal skills

  • Strong attention to detail and problem-solving skills

  • Ability to work in a fast-paced, self-directed environment under deadline pressures

  • Ability to manage own workload independently, multi-task and prioritize effectively

  • Strong client-facing and teamwork skills

  • Proactive and self-motivated with keen interest for taking initiative

  • IT proficiency, including Microsoft applications (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Teams)

  • Strong knowledge of Climate Action and/or Global Biodiversity Framework

  • Knowledge of Public-Private Partnerships and International Politics considered a strong advantage

  • Project management experience considered strong advantage

  • Previous experience in event coordination considered an advantage

We can offer you:

  • Experience working on international projects and with high-level international stakeholders such as international organisations, governments, Fortune 500, financial institutions, etc.

  • Good working conditions as part of a dynamic, international team

  • Opportunity to develop professionally in a fast-paced organisation with many new initiatives in the planning

  • Full training, one-on-one coaching and mentoring

  • Possibility of work-related travel internationally, based on the project needs

  • Internship level remuneration on a monthly basis

About World Climate Foundation

World Climate Foundation is an impact-oriented organisation that works with inspiring leaders from government, business, financial institutions and civil society organisations to build resilience and enable the necessary transformation that addresses both the climate change and biodiversity crises. Through its collaborative, high-level network, the World Climate Foundation identifies and accelerates cross-sector implementation of markets, technologies and policies, at the required scale, to realise a transition to a net-zero future.

From concept development, analysis, strategy, and implementation, World Climate Foundation provides services ranging from strategic advisory to holistic solutions, as well as high level international events on topics such as climate change, biodiversity, climate investments and biosecurity.

Practical Details

Start date:

2024: as soon as possible

We will review applications and call candidates for interviews on a rolling basis, so be sure to send your CV and cover letter early!

Location: Copenhagen, Denmark

For more information about World Climate Foundation and our activities, please refer to our website:

Please send your CV & cover letter via email to

Mark the email with: “Project Coordinator_2024”

Boost your resumé and start your career with us!

Full-time, Internship

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