Green Skills Opportunities

Congratulations on completing the Green Skills for Jobs and Entrepreneurship training programme.

 

We're excited to be pulling together a range of Internship and Training opportunities for you now the training programme is complete. As well as links to other opportunities offered by external organisations, including jobs. 

Take a look at the list below, you can apply for as many as you'd like. 

 

You're also encouraged to approach organisations that you're interested in speculatively - a refresher of Jayne Saul-Paterson's Speculative Application presentation and resources are available here

 

Please speak to your Mentor Ellis or Xavier if you need any support or advice.  

INTERNSHIPS 

THESE INTERNSHIP OPPORTUNITIES ARE ONLY AVAILABLE TO GREEN SKILLS FOR JOBS AND ENTREPRENEURSHIP PARTICIPANTS 

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Deadline for submissions: 17th June 2022. Closed for applications. 

Number of roles: 1

Focus: Food

Location: Blended - Keynsham, Bristol and virtual

Role overview: Sustainability research assistant 

Hours per week and duration: Flexible

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Deadline for submissions: 24th June

Number of roles: 2

Focus: Wellbeing, Net Zero 

Location: Home based

Role overview: Wellbeing projects

Hours per week and duration: Flexible

Click here for more information

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Deadline for submissions: 12th June 2022. 

Closed to applications.

Number of roles: 1

Focus: Food 

Location: St Werburghs City Farm 

Role overview: Propagation Place Intern

Hours per week and duration: 25 hours per week from 4th July 2022

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Deadline for submissions: 29th June 2022

Number of roles: 2

Focus: Fashion, Comms and Events

Location: To be discussed

Role overview:  1 x Event Development and Programming Assistant 1 x Communications Assistant

Hours per week and duration: Full time

Click here for more information

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Deadline for submissions: 19th June 2022. Now closed for applications. 

Number of roles: 1

Focus: Community Energy

Location: Bristol or Hybrid

Role overview: Graphic design focus

Hours per week and duration: To be discussed

 

Click here for more information.

 

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Deadline for submissions: 12th June - Might be able to apply after this date - please email to confirm

Number of roles: 1

Focus: Transport

Location: Flexible - remote or mix of remote and in person in Bristol

Role overview: Role to be tailored 

Hours per week and duration: To be discussed

Click here for more information. 

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Deadline for submissions: 23rd June 2022

Number of roles: 3

Focus: Construction

Location: Bristol

Role overview: Introduction to the specialisms that come together to deliver a sustainable construction project. 

Hours per week and duration: Flexible – can be full time or part time

Click here for more information

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Deadline for submissions: 24th June 2022

Number of roles: 3

Focus: Sustainability consultancy

Location: Bristol

Role overview: Tailored

Hours per week and duration: To be discussed

Click here for more information.

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Deadline for submissions:  Tuesday 28th June

Number of roles: 1

Focus: Energy

Location: Bristol

Role overview: Supporting and developing community Energy projects

Hours per week and duration: To be discussed

Click here for more information

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Deadline for submissions: 9am Monday 20th June 

Number of roles: 1

Focus: Urban planning and communities

Location: Bristol

Role overview: To be tailored

Hours per week and duration: Flexible

Click here for more information

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Deadline for submissions: 24th June Number of roles: 1

Focus: Finance and environmental impact

Location: Bristol - hybrid

Role overview: Working in Responsible Business and Public Policy team gaining an insight into the business as a whole

Hours per week and duration: Flexible - full or part time, to be discussed

Click here for more information.

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Deadline for submissions: 24th June

Number of roles: 2 

Focus: Active transport, not for profit, communities

Location: Bristol

Role overview: 1 Partnerships Internship and 1 Design and Engineering Internship

Hours per week and duration

Click here for more information.

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Deadline for submissions: 25th June

Number of roles: 6

Focus: Charity, community, campaigning, climate change, food

Location: Bristol and remote with site visits 

Role overview: Exciting opportunity to gain experience across all departments in this environmental charity

Hours per week and duration: Flexible

Click here for more information 

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Deadline for submissions: 19th June. Applications are now closed.

Number of roles: 1

Focus: Mayors Policy Intern - Policy and Engagement

Location: Bristol - hybrid

Hours per week and duration: Full time

Click here for more information.

This role is also being advertised to candidates outside of the Green Skills programme 

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Deadline for submissions: Friday 8th July

Number of roles: 1

Focus: Charity, Community

Location: Bristol

Role overview: Working within our warehouse team to learn about the food industry, the reasons for surplus food and discovering what social impact using surplus food to help people can have.

More information coming soon. 

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Deadline for submissions: 28th June 2022

Number of roles: 1

Future Quest Student Intern

Focus: Increasing participation in Higher Education

Location: UWE Frenchay campus

Role overview: Work around student voice, a restructure of the website as well as the growth of our online activity provision

Only available to UWE Graduates

Click here and search External Jobs for Future Quest 

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Deadline for submissions: 1st July 2022

Number of roles: 2

Focus: Community farm

Location: Bristol

Role overview: Analyse energy consumption and make recommendations for ways to reduce this. 

Click here for more information

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Deadline for submissions: 

Number of roles: 1

Focus: Indoor Forest Event Manager

Location: Bristol

Role overview: Coordinate the curation and delivery of a 'pop-up' indoor forest in the Galleries between August 19-25 as part of a wider summer cultural project with the aim of educating the public about trees and how we all have a role to create space for nature.

More information coming soon. 

BUSINESS SUPPORT

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Black South West Social Enterprise Incubator 

A programme for Black and Minoritised Entrepreneurs and Charity Organisations 

Click here for more information. 

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More opportunities coming soon

 

 

RESEARCH INTERNSHIPS

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Department: Geography and Environmental Management  

Working with the Professor of Air Quality and Carbon Management on a project looking at “Net Zero in Bristol and South Gloucestershire: A case study of local action viewed through the lens of the SDGs”.

More information coming soon. 

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Department: Bristol Business School 

Two Sustainability and Impact Research Assistants working on a project concerned with the impacts of tourism, festivals and events on the city of Bristol and the wider West of England region. 

For more information click here

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More opportunities coming soon

 

TRAINING OPPORTUNITIES

More information coming soon....

EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITIES

These roles are not connected to the Green Skills course, but may be of interest....

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Trainee Network Development Officer

Sustrans is looking for two people with a passion for the work that they do, creating a real change for cycling, walking or wheeling, connecting people and places across the South of England and providing traffic free spaces for everyone to enjoy.

Find out more here.

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Digital Marketing Assistant

 

Find out more

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Temporary Administrators needed to join the temp bank at UWE to help with a wide variety of roles.

 

Click here, go to Jobs for External applicants and search Temporary.    

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Enquiries Assistant based at Bower Ashton Library. 

Click here, go to Jobs for External applicants and search Enquiries 

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Project Officer - Green Skills

Be part of the Green Skills team at UWE's Frenchay campus supporting the project for the next Cohort of Learners. 

 

Click here, go to Jobs for External applicants and search Green Skills 

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Healthy University Internship

7.5 hours a week, only open to UWE students. The Healthy University Intern role offers an opportunity to gain expereince in health and wellbeing promotion and Equality, Diversity and Inclusivity for staff and Students across UWE. 

Click here, go to Jobs for External applicants and search Healthy

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EDI Projects Internship 

15 hours per week. Only open to UWE students. Supporting the EDI Team on a range of positive action projects.  

 

Click here, go to Jobs for External applicants and search EDI Project 

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Student Placement Administrator 

18.5 hours per week supporting Education Placements within the Allied Health Professions, Nursing and Midwifery, Social Work and Teaching.

Click here, go to Jobs for External applicants and search Student Placement

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We will post further opportunities when we're aware of them 

OTHER OPPORTUNITIES AND RESOURCES

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Babbasa

Babbasa inspires and supports under-represented young people in Bristol to pursue their ambitions through skills training, professional mentoring, events and recruitment support services.

Find out more

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Community Climate Action Plans

 

Join the Bristol Community Climate Action project partners to learn more about how to create a community-led climate action plan. June 15th 2022

 

Find out more

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Festival of Sustainable Business Exhibition

Find out what business can do to address the climate and ecological emergency.

The free day is jam-packed full of activities to develop your knowledge and network. 23rd June 2022

Find out more

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Black and Green Ambassadors

Working with and between diverse communities, businesses, other organisations and individuals to explore, amplify and enable solutions leading to an environmentally and socially just future for all. 

Find out more

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Catalyse Change CIC

 

A Bristol-based social enterprise supporting girls and young women to develop sustainability skills and knowledge for ‘healthy, happy and green’ communities, careers and planet.  

 

Find out more

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Prince's Trust Enterprise Programme 

Free four-day business support programme called Enterprise will help you form and explore your business idea, alongside learning about everything from business planning and marketing to sales, budgeting and tax.

For information click here

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C4 TV Drama New Writers Scheme (West and South West 

For more information click here

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Ashfords Competition for students who identify as Black Asian and Minority Ethnic

 

Enter Ashfords' Equity Essay Competition for a the chance to win one of the eight cash prizes of £1,000 and £500. Check out the competition webpages for full details of the categories you can enter and other information.

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The Community Farm is a not-for-profit social enterprise based in the Chew Valley just outside Bristol and Bath.

Looking for three Management Committee Members to join a strong, energetic and enthusiastic team responsible for governance.  

For more information please click here

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We'll add more opportunities when we're aware of them.

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