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​​Division of Mitigation and Adaptation - Sectoral guides management intern​


  • Organization: GCF - Green Climate Fund
  • Location: Incheon
  • Grade: Internship - Internship
  • Occupational Groups:
    • Environment
    • Climate Change
  • Closing Date: Closed

Duration: 6 months 

Starting date: 03 July 2023 

Location: Songdo, Incheon City, Republic of Korea 

Remuneration: US$ 1,300/month 


The mission of the Green Climate Fund is to assist developing countries to respond to climate change while bringing prosperity to their people. Established in 2010, the GCF invests in transformational climate projects in the developing world. The Fund makes an ambitious contribution to global climate action and channels significant financial resources into developing countries to help build low-emission and climate-resilient societies. It is country-driven and undertakes actions that reflect the circumstances of each country concerned and its national aspirations. The GCF is a key enabler of the 2015 Paris Agreement on Climate Change. Since its establishment, the GCF has approved 190 projects in 123 countries and has committed USD 10 billion in climate finance. In addition, it has built up an extensive program to support developing countries to identify their needs, in particular, those who are most vulnerable to climate change impacts. The GCF’s diverse workforce is advancing its mission from its headquarters in South Korea. Our talented staff makes unique contributions to the Fund, enriching the institution through their combined expertise and professional commitment.

Internship Assignment  


The sectoral guides management intern will provide operational and administrative support to the Division of Mitigation and Adaptation (DMA) in finalizing the development of a series of GCF sectoral guides documents. S/he will have the opportunity to learn and expand her/his experiences by providing assistance in finalization of the sectoral guides documents, which will help coordinate GCF activities with other stakeholders, ensure maximum complementarity and impact of projects, and capture and implement the adaptation and mitigation priorities of developing countries. 


Under the overall guidance of the designated primary and alternate supervisors within the DMA, the Intern is expected to: 


  1. Support the finalisation of the GCF sectoral guides and relevant technical annexes in 2023; 

  1. Support DMA with inter-divisional coordination of sectoral guides information, documents, and consultations, including possible Board related consultations;  

  1. Support with dissemination of  the Sectoral Guides to relevant stakeholders, including printing, development of presentation materials, and relevant analysis for awareness raising and capacity building; 

  1. Support DMA with inter-divisional coordination and organization of sectoral guides webinar information;  

  1. Support in managing the sectoral guide consultation platform in HypeInnovation, and keep information up to date; 

  1. Support the translation of each sectoral guide;  

  1. Support DMA sectoral guides management consultants with portfolio data analysis and taxonomy of all sectors;  

  1. Support compilation of institutional knowledge management products including portfolio analysis conducted by sectoral guides management consultants; and 

  1. Other relevant tasks as determined by the supervisor. 


Requirements and qualifications 


  1. Enrolled in Master’s program in a related sectoral field of climate science, mitigation and adaptation;  

  1. Knowledge and experience with analysis in sectoral guides and in organizing materials; 

  1. Good understanding and experience in operations of international organization is an added advantage; 

  1. Proficiency in using standard software programs: MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook, and Access; 

  1. Excellent writing and presentation skills; 

  1. Fluency in English is essential; knowledge of another United Nations language, in particular French and Spanish, and/or Portuguese is an advantage. 

*The person assessed by the Selection Panel as most suitable for the position will be proposed for appointment. The above criteria should be seen as indicators of the experience and skills that would qualify candidates for consideration. Selection among short-listed candidates will also take into account performance at interview, appropriate testing, and references.  


Applications from women and nationals from developing countries are strongly encouraged to apply. 

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