SDSN Northern Europe is looking for an intern for spring 2023, apply now!

About the internship

As an intern within SDSN Northern Europe, you follow the daily work of the secretariat’s various activities. The tasks are of analytical, practical, and administrative nature. You will, among other things, participate in the creation of events and meetings. A larger task during your internship will be to conduct a member/external mapping and analysis to contribute to a better understanding of our members’ challenges and focus areas, and to identify similarities or trends.

The internship period runs full-time for 20 weeks starting around mid-January. The internship is unpaid and should be carried out as part of your education.

About the Gothenburg Centre for Sustainable Development, GMV

The Gothenburg Centre for Sustainable Development, GMV, hosts the secretariat of the SDSN Northern Europe. GMV is Chalmers University of Technology’s and the University of Gothenburg’s joint organization to promote the universities’ collaboration with the rest of society in sustainable development. We create collaboration with important societal actors to generate and utilize knowledge about sustainable development. GMV currently employs about 40 people, and we are located in newly renovated premises at Landala Torg in Gothenburg. At GMV you will meet motivated and driven colleagues who are passionate about sustainable development.

About SDSN Northern Europe at GMV

SDSN is a global network that aims to mobilize scientific and technical expertise to create practical solutions to implement Agenda 2030 and the Sustainable Development Goals. SDSN Northern Europe is a regional network within SDSN that includes members from the five Nordic countries. Under the motto From Knowledge to Action for the Sustainable Development Goals, we develop resources for our members and create collaboration opportunities within the network and with external parties.

The working group is also responsible for developing and operating the SDG Impact Assessment Tool. We disseminate information about this tool and apply it together with various actors in society. The group also works with other analyses of how the implementation of the sustainability goals is measured and affected by various activities.


If you are applying for an internship with us, you must have ongoing full-time education of at least a bachelor’s level, preferably with a focus on sustainable development. We are looking for you with a great interest in sustainable development and good knowledge in the field. We would also like you to have experience working with different types of meetings, service, and/or events and have good analytical skills and experience in carrying out tasks in an independent way.

As a person, you are driven and structured in your way of working and have good collaboration skills. You have a good ability to express yourself in speech and writing in English. It is also an advantage if you can read some of the Nordic languages, but we put more emphasis on your personal qualities. It is important that you are flexible and open to the possibility that new tasks may appear during the internship, if time permits.


The application should be sent to Hilda Klingvall,, no later than 20 November 2022 and must consist of a CV and personal letter.

If you have any questions about the internship, you are welcome to contact Hilda Klingvall, project coordinator,
mobile +46 (0) 76-618 14 29,


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