Jobs & Career

It's the people who work for us that make the Wuppertal Institute one of the leading think tanks in the research field of sustainability. We are looking for people who look beyond the scope and contribute to a transformation towards sustainability with both their knowledge and skills.

If you are interested in being added to our pool of applicants for a period of up to six months, please feel free to send us an unsolicited application (

Heike Dick

You can see yourself working for the Wuppertal Institute but still have questions? Please don't hesitate to contact me.

Heike Dick
Team Leader Human Resources Development and Management

Jobs & Internships

We are constantly looking for people who think outside the box and want to dedicate their knowledge and skills to the transformation towards sustainability. For more job advertisements, please see our German website.


Students & Internships

There are lots of entry-level career opportunities for students at Wuppertal Institute. Be it as a research or student assistant, as intern or in the context of the institute supervising your final thesis – you are part of a (project) team immediately and can gain important practical experiences.

Please include information on the duration and your availability as well as your preferred division into your application for an internship and send the complete application to:

Application for an Internship

Contact person for students

Lisa Plate

Human Resources Management


Tel.: +49 202 2492-243

Fax: +49 202 2492-200