Applications are invited for IISD Internship Programme 2022.
IISD works to build a sustainable society through values based leadership and constructive dialogues, research and innovation using technology as a tool to achieve it.
We seek interns with diverse backgrounds and who are passionate about the environment to help us to make a direct global impacts. We believe in the great hidden potentials of young minds and care to nurture these talents and show them the right directions so that they can contribute for the society, humanity and the protection of the planet.
Our internships provide a learning experience for our interns who also contribute to our various ongoing routine works or projects as per their interest and skill sets. For which we have an interns hiring policy throughout the year.
They consider those who are pursuing a Masters / Bachelor’s Degree in Science / Engineering / Commerce / Public Policy / Political Science / Economics / History / Law / Journalism and Communication. We expect our interns to be resourceful, have excellent organizational, communication and people skills and be self-starters who can work independently.
Strong Microsoft Office Skills, Computer Graphics, Knowledge of Designing Software and Mobile Apps etc would be a plus. In addition, Candidates having experience of handling analytical tools such as SPSS, Econometrics, and statistical tools and the knowledge of mathematical modelling will also be preferred for some assignments, which need some specific technical support. Moreover, knowledge and experience of video recording, editing in Photoshop, Flex and Banner making will be an added advantage.
Interns are offered one of the assignments among areas listed below.
EDITORIAL AND CONTENT DEVELOPMENT: Our interns help our Program, Editorial and Communication team to write/edit/proof-check articles and blogs. They also chip in for research, graphics designing, content development and fact-checking.
OUTREACH: Our interns are tasked with key outreach activities such as media engagements, drafting press material, identifying opportunities to engage with stakeholders, creating out of the box social media campaigns, working on newsletters and other communication and interfacing with important stakeholders.
OPERATIONS: We host multiple events that bring together experts, scholars, opinion leaders, national and foreign dignitaries for debate and dialogue. These high profile events require extensive planning; our interns help with their execution at multiple levels.
BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT AND PUBLIC RELATIONS: Interns those who are interest in branding, image building, business development, fund rising, reporting and public relations, are tasked similar short assignments.
Areas of Engagements
Broad areas in which, interns engagement is sought, are – Administration, HR, Finance, IT, Content Writing having rich presentation skill, Report Writing, Documentation, Event Management, Field Visit, Primary and Secondary Surveys, Monitoring & Evaluation, Photography, Architect & Engineering, Community Work, Emergency Response, Technology, Media Engagement & Public Relations and Translation from Hindi to English and from English to Hindi or from any regional Indian Language (you can specify) to English and from English to concern language.
Those who will complete their Internship with absolute sincerity, honesty and exhibit adequate professionalism, will be awarded Internship Certificate.
Those who will perform par excellence and prove themselves extraordinary, during their internship period, will be issued a “Letter of Appreciation” from the Director General
How to Apply?
Interested candidates can apply online via this page.