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Intern in Legal & Compliance (80-100%)

Zurich, Switzerland
Ready to join a team of visionaries who is dedicated to solving one of humankind’s greatest challenges?

Get to know Climeworks

Climeworks removes CO₂ from the air to fight global warming and protect future generations to come.

We develop, build and operate direct air capture (DAC) machines which capture CO₂ directly from the air. The captured carbon dioxide is removed from the air by safely storing it underground, permanently.

Founded in 2009 by engineers, Christoph Gebald and Jan Wurzbacher, Climeworks was built with a mission to inspire 1 billion people to remove CO₂ from the air, and is now spearheading the DAC industry globally. It has the world’s largest DAC facility and storage installation in operation and a team of over 300 Climeworkers determined to contribute to a net-zero future.

A true climate pioneer, Climeworks is featured as a TIME100 Influential Company 2022 and Global Cleantech 100 Company 2022, driving a revolutionary technology engineered to solve the most pressing issue of our time.

We foster a dynamic environment and are building a global purpose driven team. We are looking for disruptive thinkers, passionate achievers and inspiring leaders that are ready to take on the world’s greatest challenge.

Will you join us? 

Your mission

Job description
  • Your mission at Climeworks is to assist in the drafting and preparation of contracts, while providing support during contract negotiations to achieve favorable outcomes for the company.
  • You contribute your innovative ideas and insights in the development and drafting of guidelines and policies, shaping the future of our legal framework.
  • You will showcase your writing skills as you draft, review, and maintain contract and other templates, ensuring accuracy and clarity.
  • You play an active role in supporting legal operations, diving into diverse legal matters.
  • You assist with corporate housekeeping tasks, bringing order and efficiency to our legal processes.
  • You will be a guardian of our organization's documents, actively supporting document retention and related processes to ensure compliance and accessibility.

Your story

  • You are either currently enrolled in a bachelor's or master's degree program in law in Switzerland or abroad or have recently completed your studies in law.
  • You are specifically seeking a 6-month internship starting in May 2024, aligning with your educational requirements and career goals.
  • Your quick wit and sharp intellect will allow you to easily grasp complex legal topics and concepts.
  • Your organizational skills will be put to the test as you meticulously handle various tasks with utmost attention to detail.
  • As a proactive and enthusiastic team member, you will bring a can-do mentality, embracing challenges and seizing opportunities for growth in our fast-paced environment.
  • You will demonstrate autonomy and initiative, tackling assigned tasks with limited direct supervision while consistently delivering exceptional results.
  • Your reliability and ability to collaborate effectively will make you a valuable asset as a team player.
  • Your fluency in spoken and written English will enable you to confidently communicate and navigate legal matters in a business context. German knowledge is a plus but not required.

What we offer: A horizontal organization, a great team, an improvement-oriented approach, and a scale-up venture with an innovative technology. Sounds like you? We are looking forward meeting you! Apply now by filling in the online application form and uploading your complete dossier to our career’s portal:

Our promise: At Climeworks, you are accepted for who you are. As part of our ongoing journey towards creating a diverse and inclusive environment - we encourage everyone to apply! All qualified applicants are considered for positions, so bring along your knowledge, personal experiences, and fresh perspectives, and together we can solve one of humankind’s greatest challenges. We look forward to getting to know you!

Disclaimer: The percentage in the job title means that for this vacancy, you can decide if you want to be employed on a full-time or part-time basis, depending on what works best for your needs.

We don’t accept candidate profiles from agencies for our positions.

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