Internship posted by: World Resources Institute
Posted on: October 18, 2013
The Governance of Forests Initiativeseeks to improve the participation, transparency, and responsiveness of government practices that impact forest land allocation and use in Brazil, Cameroon, and Indonesia, as well as globally though international instruments such as programs to reduce emissions from deforestation and forest degradation (REDD+). We produce knowledge on pressing forest governance challenges; generate constructive dialogue on how to improve governance of land and forests; and advance reforms from local to global arenas.
The World Resources Institute is a global environmental think tank that goes beyond research to put ideas into action. We work with governments, companies, and civil society to build solutions to urgent environmental challenges. WRI's transformative ideas protect the earth and promote development because sustainability is essential to meeting human needs and fulfilling human aspirations in the future.
The Institutions and Governance Program (IGP) at the World Resources Institute (WRI) is seeking an intern to provide research, communications, and administrative support to the Governance of Forests Initiative (GFI) project. In particular, the position will assist the GFI team in their efforts to ensure that national and international REDD+ programs are designed to promote more accountable forest governance practices. The position responsibilities include:
Salary and Benefits: This is a full-time paid internship.
Candidates must be authorized to work in the United States.
Location: Washington DC
Qualified applicants should apply online at www.wri.org/about/careers. All applications must be submitted online through this career portal in order to be formally considered.