|Title||Organization||Location||Deadline||Description||External website link|
NatureServe, a nonprofit conservation science and technology organization, provides the scientific basis for effective conservation action. With nearly 100 staff and an international network of over 80 natural heritage programs across the United States, Canada, and Latin America, we are the leading source of information on rare and endangered species and threatened ecosystems. We provide information and tools to conservation groups, government agencies, corporations, academia, and the public to help them make informed decisions about managing our natural resources. NatureServe holds a unique niche, by providing scientifically sound guidance for major conservation investments across the hemisphere.
|INTERN - PROGRAMME MANAGEMENT (Multiple), I (Temporary Job Opening)||United Nations Environment Programme||KINGSTON||04/24/2018|
The United Nations Environment Programme (UN Environment) is the leading global environment authority that sets the global environmental agenda, promotes the coherent implementation of the environmental dimension of sustainable development within the United Nations system and serves as an authoritative advocate for the global environment. UN Environment's Ecosystems Division works with international and national partners, providing technical assistance and advisory services for the implementation of environmental policy, and strengthening the environmental management capacity of developing countries and countries with economics in transition. The Caribbean Environment Programme promotes regional co-operation for the protection and sustainable development of the marine environment of the 38 Member States and Territories of the Wider Caribbean Region. Established in 1981, it formed the basis for the development and adoption of the Cartagena Convention and its Protocols on Oil Spills, Marine Biodiversity (Specially Protected Areas and Wildlife - SPAW) and Pollution (Land Based Sources of Marine Pollution - LBS). Three sub-programmes of the Caribbean Environment Programme are Pollution; Marine Biodiversity and Communication.The internship opportunities are in the UN Environment, Caribbean Environment Programme (UN Environment-CEP) in Kingston, Jamaica. The UN Environment-CEP internships are for a duration of a minimum of three months, with a possibility for extension up to a maximum of six months, depending on the needs of the Organization. The Internship is UNPAID and full-time. Interns work five days per week (35-40 hours) under the supervision of a staff member in the department or office to which they are assigned. Responsibilities Daily responsibilities will depend on the individual's academic background, skill-set, the nature of specific projects and duration of the internship. Duties may include, but are not limited to the following: Carry out research, analysis and drafting of documents, and present data and information to support the implementation of projects and activities including the preparation of briefs, information material and presentations; Assist in the compilation, design, and dissemination of info-graphics, factsheets, and awareness materials including for posting on the CEP website, social media accounts (Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and Linked-in), display at national/regional events and inclusion in monthly and quarterly newsletters; Prepare Outreach and Promotional material for major environmental commemorative days including: International Day of Biodiversity, World Ocean's Day, World Environment Day and International Coastal Clean Up Day; Assist in the update of the CEP Focal Point and Photo Databases; Provide support to the implementation of programme and project activities at UNEP CEP including representation at national events, exhibitions; meetings of environmental clubs etc.; Assist in preparing for the 2018 Intergovernmental Meetings including summarizing reports on the implementation of the Cartagena Convention and its Protocols in member states. Carry out research and assist with the drafting of UNEP CEP strategy development.
|Summer 2018 Development Intern||Ceres||Boston, MA, US||05/01/2018|
The Development Intern will work closely with many members of Ceres' small and active development team. This is an excellent opportunity for a highly organized and motivated individual to gain hands-on experience and specific training in many aspects of nonprofit development, including foundations, major gifts, annual fundraising programs and special events. Projects will include researching foundation and individual supporters, assisting with management of the organization’s donor databases, and tracking and evaluating fundraising efforts. Skills should include strong research and spreadsheet experience. The ideal candidate will be a recent graduate or current student with strong interest in pursuing a career in the nonprofit development field.
|Intern - to Support Ecosystem Management Programmes||UNEP||MANAMA||05/09/2018|
1.Conduct research on selected aspects of programmes, operations and other activities, including data collection, analysis and presentation of data and information related to ecosystems and biodiversity;
2.Undertake research and provide inputs for the development of a series of stories to be used for the UN Environment website;
3.Assist in the preparation and finalization of various materials, including briefing notes, outreach materials, responding to letters and memos and other correspondences;
4.Support in practical and substantive organization of, in particular, meetings and workshops related to ecosystems and biodiversity;
5.Assist in research on the synergies, links, impacts and nexus between biodiversity and land issues, sustainable development goals, as well as Multilateral Environmental Agreements (MEAs) with selected environmental themes such as land and climate change.
6.Identifying linkages with similar programmes/projects in the region and opportunities to build new partnerships and promote synergy and cooperation.
7.Assist in the implementation and development of materials for the communication outreach project for Ecosystem Based Management Communication Project in the West Asia region;
8.Support communication activities;
9.Support other activities in the Ecosystem and Biodiversity Programme and other Sub-programmes in the UN Environment Office for West Asia.
|Intern - GEF||UNDP||Bangkok, Thailand||05/11/2018|
Undertake a desk review
|Internship with the Biodiversity Finance Initiative - BIOFIN||UNDP||Istanbul, TURKEY||05/25/2018|
Support the organization of Regional Workshops;
|Communications Intern||IPBES||Bonn, Germany||06/12/2018|
The United Nations Environment Programme (UN Environment) is the leading global environmental authority that sets the global environmental agenda, promotes the coherent implementation of the environmental dimension of sustainable development within the United Nations system and serves as an authoritative advocate for the global environment. The Intergovernmental Science-Policy Platform on Biodiversity and Ecosystem Services (IPBES) is an independent intergovernmental body which assesses the state of biodiversity and of the ecosystem services it provides to people. The Communications and Stakeholder Engagement Unit at IPBES is responsible for external communications, media relations, online public information and outreach to stakeholders in support of the IPBES work programme. The Internship is UNPAID and full-time.
|Intern - Environment Affairs, I (Temporary Job Opening)||UNEP||Panama City, Panama||07/24/2018|
The UN Environment/Latin America and the Caribbean Office/ Chemicals & Waste Unit promotes the transition of countries to the sound management of chemicals and waste in order to minimize impact on the environment and human health. UN Environment provides information and support initiatives to improve the management of chemicals and wastes, and facilitates implementation in the region of the various international agreements in force or under negotiation, including the Basel, Rotterdam and Stockholm (BRS) Conventions, the Minamata Convention on Mercury, and the Strategic Approach to International Chemicals Management (SAICM). The Latin America and the Caribbean Office is currently implementing a range of projects within the UN Environment Programme of Work, Subprogramme on Chemicals and Waste.
|Internship Roster||Biodiversity International||TBD||07/26/2018|
Bioversity's internship programme has three major objectives: 1) to offer young graduate or undergraduate students an opportunity to acquire direct practical experience in their field of specialization; 2) to promote a better understanding of Bioversity and the CGIAR system; 3) to provide groups at headquarters and in the country offices with the assistance of outstanding young students specializing in fields relevant to Bioversity's activities.
|Research Intern, Green Bonds and Finance||U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC)||Dist. Columbia, United States||08/31/2018|
The Research Intern will support the research on connections between green bonds and green building rating systems. The intern will help review market trends and develop new, green building-based tools. The work will help improve access to capital for a wide variety of green building projects.
|Intern - Environment Affairs (Two Positions)||UNEP||Toyama; Busan, Japan||11/19/2018|
The United Nations Environment Programme (UN Environment) is the leading global environmental authority that sets the global environmental agenda, promotes coherent implementation of the environmental dimension of sustainable development within the United Nations system and serves as an authoritative advocate for the global environment. UN Environment’s Division of Ecosystems works with international and national partners, providing technical assistance and advisory services for the implementation of environmental policy, and strengthening the environmental management capacity of developing countries and countries with economies in transition. These internship positions are located in the UN Environment, Ecosystems Division, Northwest Pacific Action Plan at Toyama, Japan or Busan, R. Korea duty station.