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Student Internship Programme - Autumn 2019

Are you planning a future career working on global environmental issues? Then a student internship with GRID-Arendal could be an ideal start of your career.

GRID-Arendal is currently accepting applications for our internship programme for the autumn semester of 2019.

The programme offer three undergraduate/postgraduate students the opportunity to work in a multi-cultural international organisation gaining practical work experience and developing skills under the guidance of experts.

In particular we are looking for students with a profound interest in the following thematic areas: marine litter and waste, environmental crime, climate change vulnerability and adaptation - especially in polar and mountain environments, sustainable development, marine ecosystems and blue carbon, marine spatial planning and blue economy.

We are also searching for students with one or more of the following technical skills: Adobe Suite (Illustrator, Photoshop), GIS (ArcMAP, QGIS, remote sensing software), front end development (HTML, Javascript, CSS, D3, leaflet, Open Layers) and statistics/modeling experience (R, python).

You can read more about our programmes and activities here:

Participants will:

  • Gain practical and professional experience on environmental issues
  • Work full-time, 5 days a week
  • Participate in meetings with colleagues and experts
  • Draft, edit, or contribute to reports, communication products, talking points, or other materials prepared by GRID-Arendal
  • Support events, including international and/or multilateral meetings and conferences

To find out more and see if you are eligible: download the PDF.

Application deadline: Please submit your application by close of business 15 April 2019!

We are continuously focusing on recruiting interns, so please feel free to apply as soon as you know your study cycle and your availability dates.

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Type: Internships

Duration: 3 - 6 months

Position type: Permanent

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