Internships

MESPOM summer internship at Stockholm Environment Institute (SEI)

By Su-Mae Chua

Hello, Su-Mae here.

I am a Malaysian-born Human Geographer, yoga enthusiast, and an advocate of Environmental and Social Justice. I grew up in Shanghai, London, Kuala Lumpur, and Hong Kong, where I spent more than half of my childhood on a tennis court. I joined the MESPOM programme after completing my BA Geography degree at University College London, to address a personal knowledge gap and to gain exposure in different European university institutions.

New resource: Environmental sciences, policy and management skills & Interview questions

February 24, 2021

Our MESPOM Alumni Association put together a list of skills and possible interview questions in the environmental jobs field to help you make the first steps towards your dream career.

Make good use of it!

The MESPOM Networking & Career fair and the graduate’s community

February 24, 2021

On the 5th of February 2021, took place the pilot MESPOM Networking and Career Fair. The event was created with the objective of bringing to light internship or job opportunities, and to create a space for discussion and emergences of ideas for projects and collaborations.

The speakers who participated in the event were Adrian Mill, Ben Black and Dorottya Olah. These are all MESPOM Alumni and a sister program alumna,who offered and outlined specific internships and jobs for the students and recent graduates participating.

Summer Internship at the German Development Institute - Rupal, Student Batch 15

Rupal from MESPOM Student batch 15 told us about her summer internship at The German Development Institute

I am Rupal Verma, currently a second year MESPOM student and a material science engineer by background. My interest in Environmental studies only grew when I was working for the India National Platform on Private Sustainability Standards, with the Government of India.

Benjamin Black, UK on his MESPOM internship experience in Cambodia

Recent Batch-15 (2020) graduate, Benjamin Black from the UK, reflects on his MESPOM internship experience in Cambodia, in the summer of 2019 when the world was a slightly different place. He was very inspired by his internship experiences, and ended up doing his Master’s thesis research focused on avoided deforestation generated by protected areas in Cambodia.