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Internship Opportunity with GGGI Qatar Program

The Programme 

The GGGI Qatar Internship Program provides a unique learning opportunity for talented and motivated individuals who want to pursue a career in international development specifically on green growth, climate change, and sustainability. It enables interns to gain insight into GGGI’s work as an international organization and provides hands-on training in a multicultural environment.  
It is a project-oriented learning opportunity offering practical experience on technical assignments, project management, communications, and administrative roles based on GGGI’s current operational needs. Interns will be given an opportunity to work directly with green growth professionals, participate in stakeholder engagement, and contribute to analytical work in various work streams of the Qatar Country Program. Interns will be selected based on merit. 
We are looking for up to 3 talented interns to work with us in the GGGI Qatar Office to assist in the implementation of different work streams namely: (1) Qatar Green Growth Strategy development and implementation; (2) Support to the Qatar National Adaptation Planning Process; (3) Circular Economy and Sustainable Consumption and Production; and (4) Capacity building, knowledge sharing, and international cooperation.   

What You Will Do 

  • Conduct analytical research in support of the delivery of project outputs of the different work streams of the Qatar Country Program. 
  • Support the comprehensive stocktaking of existing green growth initiatives at the national and local level and identify key areas for action to fill the gaps. 
  • Synthesize regional and international benchmarks on strategic actions for climate change and share relevant lessons for Qatar. 
  • Assist in the preparation of the stakeholder consultations and workshops including the drafting of questionnaires, preparation of meetings, and follow-up activities. 
  • Assist in liaison and engagement with Qatari stakeholders and preparing meeting minutes and discussion summaries. 
  • Assist in writing, editing, and designing technical reports and communication materials. 
  • Offer translation services covering English and Arabic. 
  • Provide support in data visualization to translate highly technical and scientific information into easily digestible infographics.   
  • Participate in day-to-day operational tasks of the organization, such as servicing requests for information, organizing and coordinating events, support for developing presentations, etc. 

Required Skills and Abilities 

  • Currently enrolled in a master’s degree/PhD in any of the following fields: Environmental Science, Engineering, Economics,
  • International Development, Environmental Resource Management, Sustainability, or any other relevant field. 
  • Communication: Ability to draft clearly and concisely, good written and oral language skills in English and Arabic. 
  • Teamwork: Good interpersonal skills, ability to work collaboratively with colleagues from different national and cultural backgrounds to achieve organizational goals. 
  • Client Orientation: Considers all those to whom services are provided to be ‘clients’ and seeks to see things from clients’ point of view. 
  • Planning & Organizing: Develops clear goals that are consistent with agreed strategies and identifies priority activities and assignments; adjusts priorities as required. 
  • Languages: English is the working language of GGGI. Knowledge of Arabic is a must for this internship opportunity. 
  • Qatari nationals and female candidates are encouraged to apply. 
Closed 5 months ago
Closed 5 months ago
  • Job type:Graduate Jobs
  • Disciplines:

    Economics, Engineering Environmental, Management

  • Citizenships:

  • Locations:

    Qatar (Qatar)

  • Closing Date:28th Mar 2022, 6:00 pm


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