Environment Internship Positions

The Horn of Africa Regional Environment Centre (HoA-REC) is an initiative of the Science Faculty of the Addis Ababa University, aiming to unite academia and practitioners from civil society, and private sector that work on the protection of the environment in the Horn of Africa Region (Ethiopia, Sudan, Djibouti, Somalia, Kenya and Eritrea).

The HoA-REC envisages to improve environmental governance and management in the Horn of Africa Region by focussing on several critical environmental management areas, as well as enhancing the development of environmental support sectors to relieve pressure on natural resources by stimulating new value chains for sustainable products and services and promoting renewable/sustainable energy.

The HoA-REC under its plan has several environmental partnership programmes (EPPs) focussing on different environmental issues.

It is within the framework of these EPPs that the interns are required for the following positions:

  • Position 1: Intern for Cross Border Ecosystems and East African Lakes Management EPP
  • Position 2: Intern for Forestry and Biodiversity Management EPP
  • Position 3: Intern for Environmental Governance and sustainable land use EPP

    Duration: 3 months with possible extension

    Eligibility: The positions are open to M.Sc graduates in environment related fields, under 35 years of age.

    Qualifications Skills:

  • M.Sc. degree in wildlife conservation, resource ecology, forestry, biology, agriculture, environmental sciences, or similar fields.
  • Excellent analytical and writing skills, particularly in relation to proposal writing
  • Ability to use Microsoft Word and PowerPoint
  • Skills in editing and layout
  • Good interpersonal communication skill

    Duty Station: HoA-REC office, 6­th Floor, Science Faculty Building, Addis Ababa University, Arat Kilo Applications:

    The applicant will be expected to submit a short (10 page) proposal relating to an environmental issue.

    For position 1 and 2 this proposal should be the indicated EPP specific; for position three the candidate can select his/her own environmental topic. The proposal is expected to have a realistic implementation plan.

    This proposal, along with a letter of application and curriculum vitae in English should be sent to the Secretariat of HoA-REC office, 6th Floor, Science Faculty Building, Addis Ababa University, Arat Kilo, E-mail: info [at] hoarec.org

    For more information and application see: Environment Internship Positions
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