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Intern Bankable Nature Solutions

Looking for a master student with relevant background study / affinity with conservation and finance.

Intern - Bankable Nature Solutions

Zeist 32-40 uur Masterstudent € 550

WWF is an international organization for the protection of nature with the mission to stop the degradation of the planet’s natural environment and to build a future in which Humans live in harmony with nature. 

The organization has independent offices in around 100 countries in the world forming a global network. There is a common worldwide strategy that focusses on the conservation of the biodiversity on the planet and the reduction of the global footprint to a level that is within the limits of the earth.  WWF looks for solutions in cooperation with governments, companies and civil society to realize protection of species and their habitats and a sustainable use of environmental resources.

The internship

Period: September 2024 for 6-12 months
Allowance: 550 euro per month

Applications before June 14 to: Natalya Skiba: nskiba@wwf.nl and Natascha Zwaal: nzwaal@wwf.nl

WWF sees redirecting financial flows as a crucial pillar of conservation. Therefore the Green Finance team is an important team under our WWF-NL Conservation Department. In the Green Finance team there is room for an intern. The goal of the internship is understanding Financing Green and Greening Finance, two pillars of work at WWF NL, and gaining experience in the Bankable Nature Solutions (BNS) workstream under the Financing Green pillar, by supporting the broader BNS Network with analytical and communications related tasks.


The internship includes the following responsibilities and duties:

  1. Drafting new BNS case studies, to supplement the inaugural set of BNS case studies.
  2. Supporting preparations for the annual BNS Investors’ Workshop in October in Amsterdam and quarterly BNS Project Acceleration Series calls, where BNS projects and funds are showcased.
  3. Supporting communications regarding BNS projects, funds and facilities, and BNS related news on the BNS communication channels (BNS LinkedIn and BNS Workplace, BNS webpages).
  4. Supporting coordination of BNS Working Group calls, gathering of materials and follow-up.
  5. Assisting Dutch Fund for Climate and Development team with project sourcing and pipeline development through activities such as screening of project applications and project outreach.

Profile

We are looking for a master student with relevant background study/ affinity with conservation and finance. The student should be able to work independently (supervision is limited) and partly work at the WWF-NL office. The student needs to have excellent organizational, analytical and English communication skills