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IN-14043 Disaster Reduction and Response Intern

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Internship Title:

Disaster Reduction and Response Intern: Reducing Flood Risk Using Natural Resource Management.

Background:

World Wildlife Fund (WWF) Humanitarian Partnership program (HP) works to ensure that disaster recovery, reconstruction and risk reduction efforts include environmentally sustainable considerations.

WWF is currently seeking a graduate intern with a background in communications, publications, water resource management, humanitarian aid, conservation and/or development to support development of a USAID funded project “Good Practices” Manual for Reducing Flood Risk Using Natural Resource Management.

The intern will assist the technical team to research, analyze, draft and edit the manual including:

  1. Research and collect relevant literature, data and practices that will be integrated into the Manual.
  2. Support the technical team and organize, edit and compile working drafts of Manual chapters.
  3. Establish and maintain web based knowledge management and communication platform
  4. Assist with webinar learning sessions with internal/external project participants.
  5. Organize expert workshop to review first draft of Manual.
  6. Work with designer and graphic artist on Manual format for multiple Manual versions.
  7. Assist in representing the project at professional seminars and conferences and/or with individual agencies to seek input and participation.

Location:

Washington, DC

Compensation:

Unpaid. For all unpaid internships, applicants must be enrolled in school and be able to obtain academic course credit from their university.

How to apply:

Please email a resume & cover letter with the subject line “Internship Application” to Anita van Breda,

Anita.vanbreda@wwfus.org

 

To Apply

Please email a cover letter and resume/CV to the contact individual listed for each project, with “INTERNSHIP” and the relevant internship number listed in the subject line.

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