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HQ: Internship Opportunity with the Strategy Unit

Republic of Korea (Korea (Republic of))

  • Organization: GGGI - Global Green Growth Institute
  • Location: Republic of Korea (Korea (Republic of))
  • Grade: Internship
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  • Closing Date: 2021-10-29

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HQ: Internship Opportunity with the Strategy Unit

We are looking for a talented individual to work with us in the Office of the Director-General to support the task of the in the Strategy Team.
Based in Seoul, the Global Green Growth Institute (GGGI) is an intergovernmental organization founded to support and promote a model of economic growth known as "green growth", which targets key aspects of economic performance such a poverty reduction, job creation, social inclusion, and environmental sustainability. GGGI works with countries around the world, building their capacity and working collaboratively on green growth policies that can impact the lives of millions. The organization partners with countries, multilateral institutions, government bodies, and private sector to help build economies that grow strongly and are more efficient and sustainable in the use of natural resources, less carbon intensive, and more resilient to climate change.The Office of the Director General (ODG) supports the Director General with strategy, partnership, corporate results, change management, and communications services.  The Strategy and Results Unit, within the ODG, leads the development of the strategic direction of the organization and the biennium work program budget and manages the annual corporate results reporting on the delivery of the Strategic Plan 2015-2020 against the Corporate Results Framework (CRF). 

 

Why be an intern at Global Green Growth Institute?

If you are thinking of entering the world of international organizations and green growth, an internship at the GGGI could be the ideal start for you. The objective of the internship is to give you a first-hand experience of the day-to-day working at GGGI. The Internship Program is a project-oriented learning opportunity for graduate students to gain experience through research assignments based on GGGI’s current operational needs. GGGI welcomes motivated, open-minded, and self-directed individuals to apply. You will be given an opportunity to work directly with outstanding and inspiring Green Growth professionals, participate in workshops and meetings, and contribute to analytical work as well as innovative rethinking on sustainable green growth. Interns will be selected based on merit and cannot be children or siblings of current GGGI staff members. 

 

Can you be a GGGI intern?
      • Are you enrolled in a Masters or in a Ph.D. program, or in the final year of a Bachelors program?
      • Have you completed Bachelor’s, Masters or PHD Degree in last 12 months?
      • Are you between a first degree and graduate school (gap year)?
      • Do you have excellent command of English?
 
Things to keep in mind for interns
      • Duration: The internship program lasts for six months.
      • Cost: GGGI interns are paid 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.
      • Confidentiality: Interns must be discreet and 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.
 
Current Opportunity
      1. Support work on developing Strategic Outcomes estimates for Work Program and Budget (WPB) 2021-2022 under the guidance of the Head of Strategy.
      2. Support the Strategy Team organizing its meetings, booking venues, setting the agenda, producing minutes of meetings and coordinating follow up actions.
      3. Communicate queries to Country Representatives and project managers for quality assurance, validation and improvement of project data base and results data under the guidance of the Results Reporting Officer.
      4. Prepare communication and messaging materials and powerpoint presentations.
      5. Perform other tasks assigned from time to time by GGGI.

Qualifications
      • Recent graduate in a Bachelor’s or Master’s- or enrolled in a PhD-level program in  economics, development economics, Information Technology or related field preferred.
      • Proven computer literate in standard office software applications skills
      • Excellent English communication skills, particularly writing and/or editing experience in the field of financial modeling or economic statistics 
      • Ability to work/deliver under time pressure.
      • Good interpersonal skills, ability to work collaboratively with colleagues from diverse cultural backgrounds.

 

Selection Process
      • Applications that do not adhere to the selection instructions may not be considered.
      • Advancing candidates will be contacted shortly after the closing deadline.
      • 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.

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