Internship opportunity!

We are looking for a talented, motivated and enthusiastic individual to join us for a four month (minimum) full-time paid internship. The successful candidate will be working as a Research Assistant, providing research and analytical support to project teams across a number of our core specialisms. If you are committed to sustainability and looking to build your research experience within a close-knit and passionate team, this could be the role for you. We would particularly encourage applications from candidates with experience of conducting research into food, energy, recycling or resource efficiency.

The closing date for applications is Friday 5th September 2013 at 10am.

For further information, see the internship specification.

Joining the Brook Lyndhurst team

We are always interested in receiving high quality, speculative applications, which we really do ‘keep on file'. We also offer a limited number of 3-4 month paid internships every year. Should you wish to be considered for future full-time positions or an internship, please note the following requirements:

  • ALL applicants must send a covering letter and a full CV outlining what they have to offer, why they would be interested in working for us and previous relevant experience.
  • Unless otherwise specified, a covering email must be sent, with the material described above to Michael Fernandez using this form. All applications (from anyone, for any position) will remain unread if the application does not conform to these requirements;
  • If you are applying for a paid internship, please note that we never have more than one place available. (For ethical reasons, we do not provide unpaid internships). Please also state in your application when you will be available; and
  • For ALL positions, we require evidence of the following: an outstanding academic background in a relevant field; an aptitude for working with both numerical data and qualitative information; a reasonable working knowledge of spreadsheets or databases; an ability to communicate analytical findings/information in written material; a willingness and ability to work collaboratively with others; commitment to producing high quality work, on time, regularly; and good communication skills.

Freelancing for Brook Lyndhurst
If you are interested in freelance work, please tell us about your current projects, areas of expertise (research methods and subject matter) and your availability.

Successful candidates for full time positions can expect a rewarding salary, profit and performance-related bonus, individually tailored training, a stimulating and friendly working environment, and the opportunity to shape both their own future path as well as the future path of Brook Lyndhurst. We encourage applications from individuals irrespective of their gender, ethnicity, age, faith, disability or sexual orientation. If you would like more information please contact Michael on 020 8741 7702.

Brook Lyndhurst Blog

  • Food waste in restaurants: out of home, out of mind?

    This blog was originally written by Brook Lyndhurst for The Guardian Sustainable Business portal. It can be found in its original location here: In a recent survey most people identified chips as the food they left uneaten and many saw salad garnishes as purely ornamental Photograph: Alamy Q. How many people leave food at the end [...] 

  • Waste prevention 2014

    On Tuesday I spoke at the Westminster Forum event entitled: “Reducing and managing waste: implementing the Waste Prevention Programme and moving towards a ‘zero waste’ economy”. With five minutes to speak, I thought I’d say five things. I decided to make my remarks from a demand side perspective, drawing on a mix of Brook Lyndhurst’s [...]