Summer Intern

Attendance

Partially Remote (some attendance required)

Posted on

Application Deadline

Type

Internship

Reference Number

21-122

Under the guidance of Wei Zhang, Senior Research Fellow, the intern will join Environment and Production Technology Division (EPTD) to provide research support for the CRP/WLE DEVELOPMENT OF TOOLKIT AND WLE DECISION FRAMEWORK project.  The internship provides the opportunity to develop the following skills within the context of an international research and development organization:

  • Gain experience in conducting structured literature review and summarizing key findings
  • Gain experience in interviewing decision-makers in integrated landscape projects on evidence-based decision-making, with special attention to gender differences
  • Gain experience in preparing/drafting report and project brief
  • Gain experience in project coordination
  • Improve skills to work with an international interdisciplinary team

Responsibilities

  • Assist in key informant interviews
  • Assist in critically reviewing and synthesizing literature
  • Assist in drafting research report and project brief
  • Support the project leader in day-to-day project coordination activities

Required Qualifications

  • Excellent writing
  • Strong oral and written communication skills
  • Eagerness to learn
  • Self-motivated team player
  • Currently enrolled in a bachelorโ€™s or masterโ€™s program in environmental studies or policy, sustainable development, or related fields

Preferred Qualifications

  • Well-informed on topics related to ecosystem services, biodiversity, climate change, and international development
  • Initiative-taking

 The location for the internship will be either fully virtual or a hybrid of virtual and office in DC.

 The International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI) is an equal employment opportunity employer - F/M/Disability/Vet/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity.

More Information

Posted on

Application Deadline

Type

Internship

Reference Number

21-122

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