The IUCN European Regional Office in Brussels provides global services to the organization and vital linkages for IUCN (and its Members, National Committees, scientific Commissions and the global Secretariat) to key EU institutions and other public and private actors. The principal focus of the IUCN Office in Brussels is policy influencing and fundraising at the EU level.
SPECIFIC DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
IUCN is looking for a highly motivated intern for a period of 6 months. Focus of the internship will be on assisting in our efforts to identify potential EU funding for the IUCN global network as well as to support our EU policy activities. Some of the specific tasks include:
Providing a range of administrative support functions on a day-to-day basis.
What we offer
The internship provides a challenging and interesting opportunity to work in a dynamic international organization and to gain work experience in the field of EU nature conservation policies and funding instruments. The internship takes place without financial remuneration but a daily allowance for meals as well as a monthly public transport ticket will be reimbursed. Preferred starting date of the internship is 1 December or 4 January 2015, depending on availability of the selected candidate and in mutual agreement with the supervisor(s).
Applicants are requested to apply online through the HR Management System, by opening the vacancy announcement and pressing the "Apply" button.
Applicants will be asked to create an account and submit their profile information. Applications will not be accepted after the closing date. The vacancy closes at midnight, Swiss time (GMT+1 / GMT+2 during Daylight Saving Time, DST).
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IUCN, International Union for Conservation of Nature, helps the world find pragmatic solutions to our most pressing environment and development challenges.
IUCN works on biodiversity, energy, human livelihoods and greening the world economy by supporting scientific research, managing field projects all over the world, and bringing governments, NGOs, the UN and companies together to develop policy, laws and best practice.
IUCN is the world’s oldest and largest global environmental organization, with more than 1,200 government and NGO members and almost 11,000 volunteer experts in some 160 countries. IUCN’s work is supported by over 1,000 staff in 45 offices and hundreds of partners in public, NGO and private sectors around the world.
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