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Internship opportunities at International Bamboo and Rattan Organization (INBAR)

Internship opportunities at International Bamboo and Rattan Organization (INBAR)

Deadline 31 July 2020

INBAR is looking for interns to support the development of a book about state of bamboo and rattan. Selected interns will work with Membership Affairs, the Communications Department and Global Programme.  

I. Responsibilities

  • Assist with the review of existing data, collect additional data and analyse data of bamboo and rattan information in INBAR Member States, and set up a database; data includes, but is not limited to: Bamboo species and their distribution; Bamboo trade data; Bamboo development related policy and regulations; Bamboo products standards; Challenges, etc.
  • Prepare data collection questionnaires and liaise with national focal points for data collection
  • Translate collected data into English
  • Assist with development of national bamboo reports and state of bamboo and rattan in the world
  • Help to update the INBAR website with French or Spanish content translated from English.

II. Requirements

  • Candidates from INBAR Member States in Africa and Latin America are preferred
  • Advanced University degree in environmental sciences, forestry, natural resources or closely related technical field; PhD level has advantage
  • Knowledge and experiences in forest management and utilisation, social development, environment protection or related fields preferred
  • Knowledge and experience of GIS and forest inventories will be advantage
  • Good experience in conducting literature review, drawing reliable data and data analysis
  • Good knowledge of PPA, questionnaire, interview
  • Good writing, communication and presentation skills
  • Well organised, with the ability to organise their own work and work efficiently in order to meet deadlines and requirements
  • French or Spanish native speakers, with proficient spoken and written English

III. Application Process

  • Please send a cover letter demonstrating relevant experience as described in the above job description and your cv by email to: [email protected].
  • Please also indicate your expected fee in the cover letter (total cost including daily fee, travel, food and accommodations during the field interview).
  • Please use “INBAR Job title — NAME” as the subject of the e-mail. 

To learn more about this internship opportunities, please visit the INBAR website


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