GEF Research and Analysis Intern

World Wide Fund for Nature (WWF)
Washington, DC, United States
Position Type: 
Organization Type: 
NGO/Civil Society
Experience Level: 
Not Specified


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Internship Description:

World Wildlife Fund (WWF), the world’s leading conservation organization, seeks a Global Environment Facility (GEF) team paid Intern for its WWF GEF Team at our Washington, DC office for late Summer 2019, early Fall 2019, to last approximately 5 months.

World Wildlife Fund, Inc. was accredited by the GEF as a GEF Agency in 2013. The WWF GEF Agency builds on a global network of WWF offices, and over the past 5 years has worked with governments, CSOs, and local communities to develop a portfolio of over 20 GEF projects. Learn more about WWF: and WWF GEF:

With a growing portfolio in both size and complexity, the WWF GEF Team is looking for an intern to provide project support to Program Officers, Senior Program Officers and the department Director. Approximately 40% of the job will entail administrative support, technical document review, etc. 60% of this position will provide direct project support to the team.


Internship Description:

Specific duties will include:

  • Conduct research and analyze results for team members in order to support and inform the development of international project concepts.
    • Look through GEF Database for projects on specific topics, research best practices
  • Attend WWF GEF Team and department meetings
  • Help team members conduct gender analysis for projects
  • Review and edit all WWF GEF Templates for consistent formatting, messaging and branding, with the objective of creating uniform templates for several different aspects of the WWF GEF work. 
  • Assist teammates with the design and creation of PowerPoint Presentations, network communications and internal documents.
  • Other duties as assigned


Minimum Requirements: 

  • Undergraduate degree completed or Current graduate degree in progress in a related field such as natural resources management, international development, social or environmental sciences, and conservation policy
  • Experience working on international development project is desired
  • Ability to work productively both independently and as part of a team in a high paced, dynamic environment
  • Attention to detail and organizational and time management skills a must
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills, as well as strong interpersonal skills and experience working cross-culturally
  • Able to commit at least 35 hours per week (full time)
  • Fluency in English. Second language of Spanish or French preferred
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite, experience with multimedia design and training software is helpful

Location: Washington, DC

Compensation: Paid

How to apply: Please submit a resume & cover letter through our Careers page. , IN-19075

* Please note that WWF does not provide VISA sponsorship to interns