Research Internship


Metabolic works at the intersection of consulting and applied research, working with research consortia to build, test, and share collective intelligence on critical sustainability issues.

The internship involves a lot of good research and critical thinking. You will connect with other parts of the organization, including the consulting team and the ventures team, in order to incorporate key knowledge and resources into your work.

The internship starts in around May or June, 2019, should last for 5-6 months, and is a 4-5 day / week commitment.


We’re looking particularly for people from across a variety of educational backgrounds. The most important requirement here is that you have a solid basis of understanding sustainability issues and that you’re an analytical person by nature.

In general, we are looking for someone with the following attributes.

  • Excellent research skills
  • Excellent English writing skills
  • Ability to think critically and with clarity
  • Understands systems change and sustainability

To apply:

To apply for the position, please send your CV and letter of motivation to