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Collaborating for Resilience (CoRe) is an international, non-profit, entrepreneurial change initiative working to address resource competition, and strengthen governance and livelihood resilience in interconnected resource domains and landscapes, including agricultural lands, forests, fisheries, inland waterways and coastal zones.
This is a part-time, unpaid internship suitable for current graduate students and recent graduates. You will work with a dynamic group of experts spread across diverse geographies. A minimum commitment of 15 hours per week is required over the course of one semester. Academic credit will be accommodated, according to requirements of your degree program.
This internship is an opportunity to gain experience in:
- Applied research on cutting-edge topics in environmental governance. Current program areas include landscape restoration, small-scale fisheries, multi-stakeholder platforms, and citizen engagement in policy reform.
- Design and implementation of monitoring and evaluation protocols, aimed at building evidence of program performance and supporting learning and adaptation.
- Conducting interviews with practitioners, supporting remote dialogues, and synthesizing priorities for partnership.
- Drafting and review of practitioner guidance materials, policy briefs, blogs and other materials to communicate research insights to a wider audience.
For this internship, we are looking for candidates with the following qualifications:
- Pursuing or recently completed a Master’s degree in a relevant field. Examples include public policy, environmental policy, environmental science, economics, law, political science, international development, international relations, sociology, anthropology and geography.
- Excellent research and writing skills, including ability to present complex information in a concise manner.
- Demonstrated understanding of and commitment to international cooperation and imperatives of social and ecological resilience.
- Familiarity with Microsoft Office suite.
- Language skills are an advantage, including French, Spanish, Hindi and Arabic.
Job Types: Part-time, Internship