UNU-IAS is offering Natural Capital and Biodiversity Programme Internship in Japan for the year 2016. This is an unpaid internship; UNU cannot provide financial assistance and cannot assist with travel/accommodation or visa arrangements (for non-Japanese nationals). The duration is three months with a maximum duration limited to six months. Internship application deadline is 31st-March-2016.
Field of Internship: Internship is offered in Natural Capital and Biodiversity Programme.
Course Level: Internship
Internship Provider: United Nations University Institute for the Advanced Study of Sustainability
Internship can be taken at: Tokyo, Japan
Eligibility: Interns should be enrolled in a postgraduate degree programme at the time of application and during the internship. Undergraduate students and recent graduates will also be considered if their research topics are linked to the work of UNU-IAS.
Internship Open for International Students: Non-Japanese nationals are eligible to apply for this internship programme.
Is this paid internship? This is an unpaid internship; UNU cannot provide financial assistance and cannot assist with travel/accommodation or visa arrangements (for non-Japanese nationals).
Internship Description: UNU-IAS research on natural capital and biodiversity promotes the sustainable use of biodiversity and ecosystems to secure their benefits for current and future generations. It develops knowledge in this area and contributes to scientific assessment, feeding directly into processes of the Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD) and the Intergovernmental Platform on Biodiversity and Ecosystem Services (IPBES) and supporting implementation by UN Member States.
Number of awards offered: Not Known
Internship Duration: The intern is expected to work five days a week on a full-time basis (9:30–17:30) and the duration is three months with a maximum duration limited to six months.
Notification: Only short-listed candidates will be asked to participate in an interview.
How to Apply: To apply, please complete and submit the online application form located in the Related Files tab. Application materials should be emailed to the Internship Programme Coordinator atias.internships-at-unu.edu. Please be sure to attach:
- a brief résumé/CV in English
- a cover letter in both English and Japanese explaining why you are interested in being an intern
- Application Form of Internship Programme for the UNU (template).
Internship Application Deadline: Internship application deadline is 31st-March-2016.