Ramsar opening for Intern for the Americas region
The Ramsar Secretariat welcomes applications for the position of Intern/Assistant Advisor for the Americas region, a 12-month posting (possibly extendable up to 18 months) in the Ramsar Secretariat in Switzerland to begin in mid-January 2010.
IUCN, the International Union for Conservation of Nature, provides administrative services for the Ramsar Convention, and more information and online application for this post is available on the IUCN website at: http://hrms.iucn.org/iresy/index.cfm?event=vac.show&vacId=127
Here is a checklist of Ramsar’s requirements for this position:
- You are under 30 years old.
- You have a university degree (preferably a post-graduate qualification) in a subject relevant to wetland conservation and sustainable use, such as, biology, hydrology, marine sciences, natural resources management, land use planning, geography or anthropology/sociology.
- You are a national of countries in the Americas region (which includes North, South and Central America and the Caribbean), and have lived most of your life in the region.
- You have perfect fluency in both Spanish and English.
The deadline for applications is 30 September 2009. Note: A candidate should SUBMIT HIS/HER APPLICATION ONLINE, USING THE LINK ABOVE. No other method of application will be considered.