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Green Cities - Global Green Growth Institute Internship Program

Republic of Korea (Korea (Republic of))

  • Organization: GGGI - Global Green Growth Institute
  • Location: Republic of Korea (Korea (Republic of))
  • Grade: Internship
  • Occupational Groups:
    • Infrastructure and Urban-Rural development
    • Environment
    • Sustainable Growth and Growth hacking
  • Closing Date: 2020-02-18

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Green Cities - Global Green Growth Institute Internship Program

We are looking for a talented individual to work with us in the Investment and Policy Solutions Division’s Green Cities Unit.

The intern will work to support the Green Cities team to deliver the current portfolio that aims to implement green growth to various aspects of Green Cities. The intern is expected to synthesize knowledge outputs, prepare documents, carry out research and analysis of policy documents, attend meetings and carry out any other ad hoc tasks assigned by the team. The successful candidate would be proactive and is expected to have fluent written and spoken English skills.

The Global Green Growth Institute internship program (also called "Grow Green" Program) provides a unique learning opportunity for students and recent graduates from diverse academic backgrounds. The program is designed for talented and motivated individuals skilled in areas relevant to GGGI’s operations. The program allows selected candidates to gain insight into the work of the Institute and provides assistance and training in various professional fields in a multicultural environment. We encourage qualified women and men, in particular, nationals of developing countries, with diverse professional, academic, and cultural backgrounds to apply. 

ELIGIBILITY

 

To be eligible for an internship, candidates must:


• Be enrolled in a Bachelor’s (final year), Master’s or PhD program prior to internship assignment, or a recent graduate within the last 12 months.
• Be engaged or recently engaged in academic study in a field directly related to the Institute’s work
• Possess an excellent command of English.

 

QUALIFICATIONS


• Education: Minimum of a bachelor's level in economics, finance, policy, development studies, international relations or other relevant field.
• Be currently enrolled in a university program or be a recent graduate within the last 12 months from school year-end.

 

IMPORTANT INFORMATION


Duration: The internship program is for at least three months and up to six months. Once selected, interns must begin your internship either prior to or within 12 months of graduation.


Stipend: GGGI interns receive a monthly stipend of USD$500 per month. All costs related to travel, insurance, accommodation, and living expenses must be borne by either the interns or their sponsoring institutions.


Visa: GGGI will provide a supporting letter for visa. Interns will be responsible for obtaining and financing the necessary visas.


Travel: Intern will arrange and finance their travel to the internship location.
Medical Insurance: Interns must present proof of valid medical insurance to GGGI upon returning the signed internship contract.


Confidentiality: Interns must keep confidential any and all unpublished information obtained during the course of the internship and may not publish any documents based on such information.


Academic Credit: Interns may get academic credit from their institution of higher education for the internship. Interns need to check with their university to confirm their academic credit policy for internships.


Working Hours: interns are expected to work during normal working hours. Leave should be pre-approved by the Intern Manager, and the latter should inform the Office of HR accordingly.


Learning Outcomes: before completion of the internship, Intern Managers are expected to review the learning outcomes with the intern.


Certificate: provided upon successful completion of the internship, upon request.

 

SELECTION PROCESS


• Applications submitted after the deadline will not be considered.
• GGGI evaluates applications based on: eligibility requirements, relevance of academic study and work experience (if any); and the level of interest and motivation to contribute to development work. 
• Due to high volume of applications, only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

 

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Child protection – GGGI is committed to child protection, irrespective of whether any specific area of work involves direct contact with children. GGGI’s Child Protection Policy is written in accordance with the Convention on the Rights of the Child.

We do our best to provide you the most accurate info, but closing dates may be wrong on our site. Please check on the recruiting organization's page for the exact info. Candidates are responsible for complying with deadlines and are encouraged to submit applications well ahead.
Before applying, please make sure that you have read the requirements for the position and that you qualify.
Applications from non-qualifying applicants will most likely be discarded by the recruiting manager.
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