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Sustainability Research Intern


Inrate is an independent sustainability rating agency based in Switzerland. Inrate has over 25 years of experience linking its in depth sustainability analysis to financial markets. Our range of services includes ESG analysis, sustainability assessments and shareholder services under the zRating label.


The Sustainability Research Intern will assist Inrate’s team of analysts in the execution of their re-search activities. She/he will leverage her/his knowledge on material social and environmental issues pertaining to a variety of sectors. She/he will analyse and assess the sustainability performance of companies and support the team in their quality assurance tasks.
Essential Functions:

  • Support the quality assurance of Inrate’s Sustainability Assessments (ISA) on companies
  • Conduct environmental, social and governance (ESG) research on companies based on primary and secondary sources;
  • Execute quality assurance tasks;
  • Support the preparation of customized deliverables for clients.


  • Masters’ degree in associated field (e.g. sustainable development, social sciences, economics, international relations or business);
  • A deep interest in Corporate Social Responsibility, Sustainability or Responsible Investment.
  • Analyse companies’ ESG reporting and data into meaningful sustainability assessments;
  • Identify material and relevant information;
  • Take initiative and work autonomously;
  • Accurate and meticulous;
  • Outstanding communication skills;
  • Fluency in English (written and spoken).


We offer you an interesting and responsible position with flexible working times, where you have the chance to improve the sustainability of the financial markets.
Interested applicants with the required attributes are asked to send a detailed CV and motivation letter by email to