Summer 2023 ESG Intern


FrameworkESG’s 2023 internship program application period is now open! Our internship is for students in their undergraduate study (third or fourth year) or graduate programs across a diverse spectrum of backgrounds and disciplines. We encourage all individuals interested in joining this engaging space to work together with businesses to create a more inclusive and equitable society.

We want to do our part to introduce more young professionals, with a range of backgrounds and perspectives, to opportunities that contribute to addressing some of the most pressing issues of our time. At the same time, we want to build a talented pipeline of future analysts and consultants!

Please see below for the position description.

Are you passionate about making the world a better place? About helping companies understand and respond to stakeholders’ needs and concerns and improve the sustainability of their business? Do you want to work with committed, collegial, and thoughtful team members to deliver exceptional value to clients? FrameworkESG may be the place for you.

About FrameworkESG: FrameworkESG is a specialty consulting firm that helps clients understand and address evolving environmental, societal, and economic realities to create value for all stakeholders.

We are motivated by a vision to help the private sector solve some of humanity’s thorniest problems, bring clients an exceptional experience, and grow our team and our own impact.

In our eighteen years in business, we have built a curious and collaborative culture that enables our people to bring their best thinking to our clients to help them meet evolving expectations of and for business. We are driven by an entrepreneurial spirit and reward collaboration, creative thinking, and initiative. Framework’s people are supportive of each other, accountable to each other, and value each other’s thinking and contributions no matter where they sit or where they stand.

The impactYou will have the opportunity to learn the art and science of consulting, learn Framework’s performance- and data-driven approach, and develop a greater understanding of the business in the greater context of society.

The opportunity: As an intern (third or fourth-year undergraduates, recent graduates, or graduate students), you will support our ESG research and thought-leadership efforts while gaining exposure to the ESG consulting space.

Past interns have completed research projects investigating the top issues of concern to S&P500 companies, developed case studies of ESG best practices, and investigated ESG metrics that contribute to overall financial performance. Other projects have entailed developing Framework’s sustainability report and building tools to support Framework’s client work. Interns have also attended client meetings and worked on client projects where appropriate. There are also opportunities for firmwide engagements as well as technical and leadership workshops!


Internship Dates: June 5th, 2023 – August 18th , 2023

Term: Three months

Schedule: 25 hours per week

Compensation and Benefits: This is an hourly paid rate, non-exempt role.

      • Undergraduate students – $22/hr.
      • Graduate students – $24/hr.

Your skills and personal qualities: We seek a student who has completed coursework in business, social enterprise and/or entrepreneurship, finance and economics, the social sciences, or environmental sciences and is interested in developing a greater understanding of the role of business in society and the relevance of environmental, social and governance issues to business.

  • Strong written communication skills
  • Sound judgment, works with integrity and ethics; discrete with client information.
  • Self-motivated, organized, detail-oriented, with a positive, “can-do” attitude.
  • Quick on the uptake; once we provide direction, you can work and learn independently
  • High emotional intelligence and strong interpersonal skills
  • Values relationship building; comfortable reaching out to people to offer help or ask questions
  • o Comfortable working remotely

To apply: Please click here to apply with your résumé, cover letter, and a sample of your written work (maximum 600 words).

Your cover letter should clearly articulate why you’re interested in the position and what you hope to learn during the internship.

Candidates must have the unrestricted right to work in the United States. FrameworkESG is committed to building a diverse, inclusive, and supportive team of dedicated, passionate professionals. We encourage all qualified candidates to apply.