Gain Practical Experience - in Tropica Verde’s Information Office

Internship in Tropica Verde’s Information Office in City of Frankfurt am Main

Basically Tropica Verde’s internship program is offered to interested and motivated persons who are interested to get acquainted with and to help shape the manifold activities of an internationally active nature conservation association in the context of a non-paid internship. The tasks involved in the internship comprise literature and web research, preparation of technical papers and teaching material, preparation and organization of events and exhibitions, support of fundraising activities and public relations, as well as the administration of our web sites.


Internship Requirements:

Above average interest in, commitment towards, and good knowledge of international nature conservation and development cooperation. Topics involve tropical forests, biodiversity, sustainable development, consumer awareness, and education for sustainable development. Interns should possess good analytical and communication skills, capacity for teamwork and independent work style, talent for organization and detail-oriented tasks,and lots of humor. Desirable qualifications include foreign language skills (Spanish, English) and familiarity with MS Office, perhaps HTML/php, Pagemaker, etc.

Possible Specialization:

Biology, nature conservation, development cooperation, landscape management, forestry, geography, geosciences, agriculture, environmental economics, law, political science, social science/sociology, cultural studies, business administration, computer science, information management, education, teaching degree for primary or secondary schools, multimedia, media design, design/layout, communication science, journalism, translation and interpretation, etc.

Duration and Starting Date of Internship

The internship should last at least 8 weeks (a lesser term is possible only in justified cases) - 3 months or more would be better, since it is only after about 2 months that the task becomes “interesting”. It is possible to start the internship at any time, subject to agreement.

How to apply:

Applications will be accepted only after re-opening of the internship program.

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