Intern/Assistant Advisor for Africa

Intern/Assistant Advisor for the Africa Region

Applicants must be nationals of African countries.

Job location; Switzerland

Age limit: 30 years

The Ramsar Secretariat welcomes applications for the position of Intern/Assistant Advisor for the Africa Region, a 12-month posting (possibly extendable to up to 24 months) at the Ramsar Secretariat in Switzerland to begin as soon as possible after 1 November.

With an upper age limit for applicants of 30 years old, the post offers an opportunity for young graduates to become acquainted with the workings of an intergovernmental treaty dealing with the conservation and sustainable use of natural resources.

Candidates for this internship should be nationals of countries in Africa and have lived most of their lives in the region.

Full ability to work in English and French, both written and spoken, is required for this post.

Prospective candidates: please view the General Terms of Reference for Ramsar internships on the Ramsar Convention Web site at:

(also available from the Secretariat), which includes conditions of service and salary structure, and send the application form (Word, PDF) attached to the General Terms of Reference, a covering letter explaining your interest in an internship with the Ramsar Secretariat and your future career goals, your CV, as well as two letters of reference from your previous supervisors or dean of the faculty where you carried out your studies, to jobapplications at

The deadline for applications is 18 August.

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