Program posted by: African Wildlife Foundation
Posted on: January 29, 2013
CONSERVATION MANAGEMENT TRAINING PROGRAM
For over 50 years, the African Wildlife Foundation (AWF), together with the people of Africa, has worked to ensure the wildlife and wild lands of Africa will endure forever. AWF is currently pursuing a growth agenda, looking to more than 25 conservation landscapes in which to expand its program operations.
To recruit and develop the talent needed for this this growth, AWF created the Conservation Management Training Program (CMTP). CMTP participants have the opportunity to propel their careers forward by working under the direct mentorship of AWF's various program leaders.
CMTP is not an internship. It is a serious and competitive position where, over the course of two years, participants will gain real-world working experience and knowledge in their chosen fields of expertise. Comprised into three sections, the program structure of CMTP is as follows:
1: Three-month orientation taking place in and around Nairobi. Participants will be thoroughly oriented to AWF's landscapes, staff, methodologies, and programs. They will then be provided with some defined initial assignments, to be implemented under the watchful eye of the Nairobi program team.
2: An 18-month period working within various departments of AWF. Assignments may include mentorship under one of AWF's senior program team, and/or field assignment in one or more AWF project site. Participants will be sent where they will be best able to contribute both to AWF's immediate programmatic goals as well as the participants own career aspirations.
3: Final three-month period in Nairobi for reflection and documentation. Intellectual capital will be added to AWF's collective, and program participants will be receive career planning assistance and (ideally) a long-term placement.
To be considered a candidate for CMTP, the following qualifications are required:
For more information and applications instructions, please read the informational brochure located at www.awf.org/cmtp.
The deadline for application for CMTP is April 30, 2013. The program start date will be August 5, 2013 in Nairobi, Kenya. Applications may be submitted by email only to email@example.com.
Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.