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Student Assistant SEWOH Lab (m/f/x) (16-20 h/week) - Job Berlin - Join us @ TMG!

Student Assistant SEWOH Lab (m/f/x) (16-20 h/week)

Join us!

Are you interested in sustainability topics such as inclusive digitalization and natural resources management and would like to learn more about the daily processes and tasks in an international think tank? Then you are the one we are looking for! TMG is currently hiring a

Student Assistant SEWOH Lab (m/f/x) (16-20 h/week)
to join our team in Berlin.


About TMG Research

As a Berlin-based research organisation with a team in Nairobi, Kenya and research sites in Benin, Malawi, Madagascar and South Africa, TMG works on responsible governance and sustainability issues in the areas of sustainable management and responsible governance of land and oceans, food systems, and climate. As an organisation, TMG brings sound knowledge and practical experience in facilitating national, European, and international processes and is dedicated to the analysis and solution of new and complex challenges. TMG’s research projects are developed, conducted and evaluated jointly with actors from science, politics, the private sector and civil society.

We are looking for a new colleague to join our SEWOH Lab team in Berlin and support the nature-based solutions (NbS) workstream with a focus on water management in India as well as general activities related to digitalization in agriculture and food systems.

Your tasks

  • Support the research team’s work on participatory water management and digitalization in smallholder farming contexts
  • Support the Programme Lead by providing desk research support, developing reference lists and drafting texts
  • Support the Programme Lead by updating time plans, calendars and project management tracking tools
  • Support the research team in day-to-day activities such as event planning, publication of reports or analysis of research findings

Your profile

  • Currently enrolled in studies in social and political science, natural resources management, environmental studies, agricultural economy/science, development and international studies, geography or a related field
  • Interest in research in the field of nature-based solutions (NbS) and digitalization
  • Experience in literature research
  • Sound knowledge of Microsoft Office
  • Enthusiasm, flexibility, strong team-spirit and a commitment to working within a dynamic, transdisciplinary organisation
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills in English

We offer you

  • Work in a transdisciplinary think tank with a truly international work programme and the aspiration to enable sustainability transformations
  • Flexible working hours and mobile working
  • Hourly rate based on TV Stud III (12.96 €/h) and holiday entitlement in accordance with the Federal Holiday Act (BUrlG)
  • Opportunities for professional development
  • Regular social events

The position is to be filled as soon as possible with a contract duration until 31.12.2024. Duty station is Berlin. 

How to apply

Please submit your full application including a cover letter and CV in one PDF document (max. 5 MB) by the application deadline. Please upload your application online via the application button.

For details on the position or project, please contact Larissa Stiem-Bhatia (larissa.stiem-bhatia@tmg-thinktank.com). For details on the application process, please contact Vanessa Venne (hr@tmg-thinktank.com).

TMG is an employer that promotes equal rights and equal opportunities and provides a respectful work environment free from discrimination and intimidation. We treat all applicants equally, regardless of ethnic and social origin, nationality, religion/belief, age, migration background, disability, sexual orientation and identity. Women, people with disabilities and people with a migration background are particularly encouraged to apply.

We are looking forward to hearing from you!