Circular Economy Internship - United Nations Project

Salary Unpaid

What is Circular Innovation Lab ?


Circular Innovation Lab is a danish think tank focused on connecting, collaborating and creating exciting circular economy solutions, with emerging stakeholders, to accelerate the transition towards a circular economy. Our founders are former experts from the United Nations and the Ellen MacArthur Foundation, who have the vision of spreading the circular economy movement, through our circular economy solutions

We are experts in developing strategies to implement circular economy-based solutions and offer consulting, training, tools and technical assistance for governments, businesses and cities.We believe in an interdisciplinary approach in addressing the challenges that exist when it comes to implementation and scale up of the circular economy. We have specific expertise in National Circular Economy Roadmaps, plastics, textiles, agriculture, vehicle manufacturing, cement, electronics, material efficiency, circular economy and climate change


About the Project :

Circular Innovation Lab has been awarded a United Nations Contract to do benchmarking study of circular economy legislations and provide suggestions for a circular economy law for Costa Rica The project aims at providing Costa Rican legislators and decision makers with set of state of art articles for a draft legislation on circular economy approaches that is applicable to the Costa Rican economic, social and legislation context


We expect you to :

  1. Be well versed in Spanish and English

  2. Have a lot of interest and experience in circular economy and sustainable development

  3. Follow circular economy related developments globally

  4. Research and work on the draft of this circular economy study

  5. Be able to read and translate texts from Spanish


Why might we be a good place to work?

  1. Great opportunity to get a bird's eye view of a European Circular economy firm.

  2. Global exposure, as a lot of unique challenges to work on everyday across functions.

  3. Diversity of challenges and a valuable experience.

  4. We are a very diverse team with current nationalities Indian, Spanish, Chilean, Danish and Portuguese.

Please note:

  1. Start date: As soon as possible

  2. Duration: 2  months

For more information or questions please contact us at info@circularinnovationlab.com

Perks and benefits

This job comes with several perks and benefits

Remote work allowed
Remote work allowed

You know how you perform best. Work from your couch, your favorite cafe or abroad when you feel like it.

Work life balance
Work life balance

Carve out time for your kids, friends and personal cider projects.

Skill development
Skill development

We want to take you from good to great.

Flexible working hours
Flexible working hours

Time is precious. Make it count. Morning person or night owl, this job is for you.

Working at
Circular Innovation Lab ApS

We are a circular economy firm based out of Copenhagen. We work with global innovators, governments and international organisations to accelerate the global transition towards a circular economy.  As part of this mission, we in March 2021, we have launched ShopC- the world’s first digital marketplace to buy and sell circular products. The marketplace can be accessed at www.shopc.io

Read more about Circular Innovation Lab ApS

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