Internship Opportunity For Undergraduate or Graduates in Ghana

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3 May, 2014

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Internships in Ghana

This is an Internship Opportunity For Undergraduate or Graduate At Institute of Green Growth Solutions (Apply Now)

Job Summary

Primary Assignments:

•   Review available literature, drawing on internal and external sources and experts
•   In collaboration with experts and industry corporate partners, compile and analyze data and draw conclusions
•   In consultation with the CEO and corporate partners, interview experts and draft several case studies
•   Help organize and manage internal and external collaborators to ensure project coordination and quality of outputs
•   Collating management, governance and ecological data from multiple data sources
•   Desktop research for local, national and regional contextual data
•   Summarize key points from technical papers or conduct literature reviews
•   Monitoring reporting and Verification
•   Design and organize public panel discussions
•   Track and assess emerging ideas
•   Help with event logistics.
•   Draft blog posts on various topics.
•   More specifically, the intern will
•   Acquire familiarity with sustainability development concepts
•   Gain analytical skills for and insights into the business case for adopting sustainability standards
•   Acquire first-hand experience in the role that non-profits and private sector plays in conservation and sustainability
•   Acquire familiarity with companies’ sustainability policies and financial institutions’ social and environmental safeguard policies
•   Gain experience in non-profit advocacy research and publishing
•   Acquire experience in working in a cross-cultural work environment

More specifically, the intern will:

•   Acquire familiarity with sustainability development concepts
•   Gain analytical skills for and insights into the business case for adopting sustainability standards
•   Acquire first-hand experience in the role that non-profits and private sector plays in conservation and sustainability
•   Acquire familiarity with companies’ sustainability policies and financial institutions’ social and environmental safeguard policies
•   Gain experience in non-profit advocacy research and publishing
•   Acquire experience in working in a cross-cultural work environment

Minimum Requirements:

•   Undergraduate or graduate and majoring in a related field (e.g. environmental studies, international development, environmental economics, public policy, political science, etc.).
•   Must be able to work efficiently and independently, remaining flexible to tasks and shifting priorities.

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Preferred attributes

•   Graduate with a major in environmental policy, environmental economics, or public policy.
•   Excellent written and verbal communications skills; ability to work collaboratively in a fast-paced environment; strong interpersonal skills crucial for developing working relationships internally and externally; strong organizational skills; and attention to detail.
•   Event organization
•   Research Skills
•   Data analysis
•   Proposal writing skills
•   Assists with the management and structure of the final database.
•   Demonstrated research skills.
•   Proficiency with MS Office (Access, Word, Excel)
•   Ability to work independently and in a small team.
•   Fluency in English
•   Strong communication and writing skills.
•   Attention to detail.
•   Ability to work a minimum of 3 days a week

Location: Accra

How To Apply For The Job

Please send CV and Cover Letter to:

[email protected] / [email protected]

Closing Date: 10 May, 2014

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