The Nature Conservancy is the leading conservation organization working to make a positive impact around the world in more than 72 countries, all 50 United States, and your neighborhood. Founded in 1951, our mission is to conserve the lands and waters on which all life depends. One of our core values is our commitment to a globally diverse and culturally competent workforce. Visit www.nature.org/aboutus to learn more.
Become a force for nature and a healthy planet by joining us! This is an incredible time at TNC – we are shifting our strategy for greater impact in the world, seeking to address some of the most complex challenges facing people and nature. This strategic evolution is calling us into new models of leadership and investment in organizational excellence, and we are looking for a person to join our team and help us to make this transition.
NatureVest is the impact investment unit of The Nature Conservancy. NatureVest’s mission is to create and transact investable deals that deliver conservation results and financial returns for investors. Our vision is based on the conviction that capital markets, businesses and governments must invest in nature as the long-term capital stock of a sustainable, equitable and more efficient economy.
The Debt Conversions Intern will report to the Senior Project Coordinator, Debt Conversions in NatureVest. Debt Conversions, also known as Debt-for-Nature-Swaps, involve the purchase and restructuring of a country’s sovereign external debt to create funding for marine conservation activities.
The Intern’s role will be to support the NatureVest Debt Conversions team by conducting research and providing recommendations based on those research findings, and developing knowledge products to support the Debt Conversions team’s day-to-day work and strategic priorities. The position will be an excellent opportunity to apply skills and expertise in finance, economics, and/or international development to the environmental field, and gain experience in conservation finance.
This will be a 10-12 week summer internship starting in late May or June.
The position will be based at The Nature Conservancy’s Worldwide Office in Arlington, VA.
The Debt Conversions Intern will work with the Debt Conversions Senior Project Coordinator to provide support to the wider debt conversion team, including the Blue Bonds Managing Director, the Africa Debt Conversions Director, and the Conservation Trust Fund Specialist. The Intern may collaborate with global teams, field staff, regional teams, and partner organizations, such as multi-lateral, bi-lateral and financial institutions.
The Intern may additionally be assigned other assignments as they become available.
How to Apply
For more information and to apply, please visit www.nature.org/careers and search for job ID# 48389 in the keyword search. Deadline to apply is 11:59 PM EST Wednesday, February 21, 2020.
The Nature Conservancy is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Women, minorities, people with disabilities and veterans are encouraged to apply.
Please visit our career center for a full list of all our open positions globally. New opportunities are posted daily!
The Nature Conservancy is the leading conservation organization working to make a positive impact around the world in more than 72 countries, all 50 United States, and your neighborhood. Founded in 1951, our mission is to conserve…