Intern

Indufor North America provides sustainability strategy and international development consulting services to public and private sector clients with a focus on forestry and natural resources management in both the United States and abroad. Indufor North America is the newest company in the Indufor Group, which has a 35-year history of providing substantive, high-quality consulting services to the forest products industry, investment community, and international development organizations. We are currently recruiting to fill an Intern position based in Washington, DC to begin in fall 2017.

Responsibilities:

The Intern will gain experience in the following areas:

  1. Conducting basic analysis, literature review and background research for new project development and ongoing projects
  2. Helping to organize internal and external company events
  3. Providing support on business development tasks
  4. Writing short blogs about sustainability strategy and international development
  5. Supporting a range of administrative tasks, including project administration, and internal and external communications

 

Qualifications:

  1. Degree: pursuing or recently attained BA/BS or MA/MS in forestry, natural resource management, conservation, environmental science, or a related field
  2. Excellent writing skills with the ability to express complex concepts clearly and concisely
  3. Fluency in English and work/study experience in developing economies
  4. Exceptional research skills and experience evaluating research methodologies
  5. Experience in writing reports/blogs about environmental and sustainability issues
  6. A self-motivated learner with a willingness to work effectively under pressure and take on new challenges as required
  7. Ability to meet project deadlines and communicate progress to supervisors in a timely manner
  8. Confidence and independence to take initiative, with the awareness and judgement to seek help when needed

 

Shortlisted candidates will be required to take a writing test. Duration: 6-9 months

Start Month: August 2017

How to Apply: Qualified candidates are encouraged to submit a resumé to admin (at) indufor-na.com with the subject line “Intern Candidates 2017”. The announcement pdf is here.

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