sri internshipInternship Opportunity SRI Roundtable

We are currently looking for an intern to join the team of the World Resources Forum (WRF) in St. Gallen, Switzerland.

Main Duties and Tasks

  • Conduct research on various topics related to WRF projects
  • Strengthen our contacts to WRF partners and in particular members of the Roundtable on Sustainable Recycling Industries (SRI Roundtable)
  • Assist with the development of the Guidance Principles under the Sustainable Recycling Industries project
  • Assist with the updating of websites and social media
E-waste recycling in Ghana, (c) SRI internship
E-waste recycling in Ghana, (c) SRI

Your Profile:

  • Pursuing a relevant study (Master) in the fields of engineering, technology, economics, environment, communication or international affairs
  • Fluent in English (written and oral); German, French or Spanish is a plus
  • Excellent computer and communication skills
  • Willingness to work in the premises of WRF St. Gallen, Switzerland


  • Duration and dedication: 6 months full time ideally from October 2016 onwards
  • WRF will not cover travel costs from your home country to Switzerland. Immigration procedures for candidates outside of Switzerland/EU can be complex

Only applications with specific letters of motivation and CV’s with relevant expertise will be reviewed. A typical letter of motivation includes what the candidate knows about WRF’s activities and specifically SRI and the issues SRI is working on, why this is relevant for the candidate, what specific skills and expertise he or she could bring, what topics(s) the candidate is interested in, and in general what the candidate wants to get out of the internship

sri_logo_rgb_weiss internshipInterested candidates are kindly asked to send their electronic application, including motivation letter, CV with references, and indication of earliest start date to or

WRF-logo+text-blue_1For more information about the SRI Roundtable please click here. For more questions, kindly write to or call +41 (0) 71 554 09 00

We look forward to receiving your application.

Empa and WRF offices St. Gallen
Empa and WRF offices St. Gallen