Research Internship – Scaling up Agroecology

Hours per week

40h

Published

09/24/2018

Application Deadline

10/03/2018

Start Date

10/21/2018

End Date

12/21/2018

Address

15 Dorotheenstraße
Hamburg
Hamburg
22301
Germany

Description

 

WORLD FUTURE COUNCIL - VACANCY

DEADLINE FOR APPLICATIONS: 4th October 2018

The World Future Council (WFC) is a global forum of 50 respected personalities who give voice to the shared ethical values of citizens worldwide. The Council works closely with policy-makers, civil society and business to identify and implement best policies to protect the rights of future generations (www.worldfuturecouncil.org).


The World Future Council is looking for a 40h

Research Internship – Scaling up Agroecology

Starting date: 22 October 2018

Period: 3 months, Location: Hamburg Office (possibly 1-2 days home office)


Responsibilities:

·        Be a part of the Future Policy Award and Outstanding Practices in Agroecology 2018 team

·        Communicate, research and write about exemplary agroecology policies and practices

·        Liaise with experts

·        Organize events and support fundraising promoting sustainable food systems

·        Report to the Supervisor


Profile:

·        Academic background, preferably in political sciences, law, sustainable food systems, agroecology

·        Good understanding of agroecology issues, policy and practice

·        Excellent communication skills in English and German. Other language skills in French/ Spanish/ Portuguese/ etc. are an asset.

·        Good IT literacy and organizational skills

·        Outgoing personality with a ‘can-do’ attitude

·        Ability to work both independently and as part of an international team

·        Be reliable and capable of paying close attention to detail

·        Be committed to the WFC’s vision and mission of long-term sustainability and equity



 

How To Apply

jobs@worldfuturecouncil.org
http://www.worldfuturecouncil.org

To apply, please send a letter of motivation, a CV and work sample as well as your skype contact details to Ms Ingrid Heindorf: jobs@worldfuturecouncil.org. Subject heading: Research Internship – Scaling up Agroecology and your name. Deadline: 4th October 2018. Only short-listed candidates will be contacted.


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