Business development and project execution internship in the Heart of Copenhagen

May 16, 2019


Are you looking for an internship that allows you to build your first practical experience as a consultant in the field of sustainability and international collaboration? Quercus Group is looking for a dedicated and innovative business development and project execution intern to join our diverse and international team in Copenhagen, and we’re eager to offer you a steep learning curve, influence and ownership of your work as you join our growing sustainability consultancy.


As part of our team you will

  • Work closely with our consultants on business development tasks

  • Be part of the execution of our projects for clients in Asia, Africa, North America and Europe

  • Support our consultants with research and writing tasks incl. report & concept note writing

  • Support the planning and implementation of events and workshops


    Continuously keep yourself and Quercus updated on the global sustainability agenda 


You’re the ideal candidate if

  • You are a master’s student from a relevant line of study (e.g. business administration, engineer, anthropology, economics or similar)

  • You are dedicated to sustainable development and international collaboration within the fields of sustainable urban development, cleantech and agribusinesses 

  • You are good at writing and enjoy developing innovative concepts and projects

  • You are an efficient desk researcher and good at translating desk research into easily digestible communication, presentations or concept notes

  • You are a people’s person and you enjoy interacting with external partners and clients

  • You are structured and appreciate to work in a dynamic and sometimes hectic environment

  • You have an excellent level of English communication skills, written as well as spoken

  • You are amongst the top of your class


What will you gain from joining Quercus Group?

  • You will be part of a small, dynamic and fast-moving consulting firm where you can impact decision-making

  • You will be given responsibility and ownership of your tasks from day one

  • You will be working cross-functionally across multiple cultures and will gain valuable working experience in different fields (strategic business communication, consultancy, international relations, social media, PR, press relations etc.)

  • You will have access to a strong network and insight into Danish and international sustainability industries – such as clean energy, cleantech, sustainable urban development and agribusiness

  • You will be working in an environment where creativity, a good sense of humour and a can-do attitude are valued traits



You’re a student in the first- or early second year of your Master’s studies


Working hours
The internship is a full-time position (minimum 30 hrs/week)


Start date and length
15th of August 2019 for a 4-6-month period


Contact person

Nicolai Sederberg Rottbøll, CEO


To apply for the position please email your application and CV no later than the 1st of June 2019 to, subject: Application Business Development Internship autumn 2019. Interviews will be conducted on an ongoing basis until the right candidate is identified.


The internship is unpaid and is a great opportunity to obtain relevant experience in sustainability during your education and gain insight into the consultancy scene.

About Quercus Group
Quercus Group is a consultancy company based in Copenhagen and with offices in Kenya, India and Singapore. We specialise in sustainable development through strategic partnerships and cross-border collaboration. Our services include management consultancy, project development, partnership facilitation, and capacity building and training within the key sectors of urban development, agribusiness and cleantech. Our portfolio covers a variety of public bodies, institutional intermediaries and private actors from different regions around the globe. Quercus Group is currently working on both Danish as well as international projects, e.g. in Singapore, India, Kenya, Ghana, Canada and South America.

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