UNFCCC Climate Champions Youth Fellowship 2022 for Early-career Professionals

UNFCCC Climate Champions Youth Fellowship 2022 for Early-career Professionals

Deadline: February 13, 2022

Applications are open for the UNFCCC Climate Champions Youth Fellowship 2022. This fellowship — led by the High Level Climate Champions team — will provide a platform for young people to work with the Champions and to contribute to their work on driving ambitious climate action.

Fellows will join the High Level Climate Champions Team for a nine month fellowship in the following sectors — energy, finance, food and agriculture, oceans, communications, transport and climate resilience.

The fellowship will include modules on leadership development, engagement with business, NGO and/or policy leaders, mobilisation and outreach in broader networks, opportunity for the fellows to work together as a collective and a personal capstone project. 


  • This is a paid fellowship program.


  • Open to early career professionals under the age of 30 as on April 1, 2022
  • Minimum five years of work experience, either in one of the fellowship sectors,  climate leadership or organising
  • Good communication skills
  • Self-motivated and willingness to be flexible (you will be working with teams across different time zones)
  • Adequate network relevant to sector-specific or climate related work
  • Ability to commit minimum 16 hours a week to the fellowship
  • Sufficient English language skills
  • Laptop and reliable internet connectivity
  • A commitment to the values of the Climate Champions to raise non state actor commitments to the global goals of the Paris Agreement


Each sector has specific skills requirements; therefore, we highly recommend you to please read the job descriptions below thoroughly before applying.

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For more information, visit Climate Champions Youth Fellowship.