Verde Ventures Summer Internship

Conservation International Published: May 31, 2006
Location
Washington, D.C.
Skill Level
Internship / Volunteer, Internship / Volunteer
Job Type
Part-time
Categories
SRI Investing

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Description

Intern needed to support the Verde Ventures program during June-July 2006. Days/hours worked would be flexible depending on selected applicant's summer schedule, but total length of the assignment is estimated to be not more than 4-6 weeks, for a total time period of an estimated 160 hours. The position will be unpaid, assuming college credit is received.

This summer volunteer position will complete research and administrative projects for the Verde Ventures program. The Summer Intern will also be asked to assist Verde Ventures with a research project analyzing political risk in up to 6 countries in which Verde Ventures makes investments. The Summer Intern will also conduct additional research projects on fund metrics and social and responsible investing, and other topics as needed. 

The intern will also support Verde Ventures with some administrative tasks, which will include updating Verde Ventures loan tracking software, project database management, and filing as needed. This work will enable the intern to learn more about grant/loan tracking systems and about the impacts of Verde Ventures conservation and community development projects in over 10 countries world-wide. 

Qualifications: 

2 to 3 years of college 

Required Skills: Excellent communication, writing, and organizational skills; must be able to multi-task and work in a team environment; Proactive attitude. Good working knowledge of Microsoft Word, Outlook, Excel.

Preferred Skills: Interested/prior knowledge of environment issues; foreign language (Spanish preferred) a plus, but not a requirement 

Year of Experience: 0 

APPLICANTS SHOULD SEND: 

Resume and Cover Letter 

Conservation International is committed to saving our environment. If you are able, please submit your application electronically! 

To apply, click here - http://www.conservation.org/xp/CIWEB/about/jobs/internships/intern_verde_ventures.xml - to submit your cover letter and resume. 

You may also send your application to:

Conservation International
Human Resources
1919 M Street, NW, Suite 600
Washington, DC 20036 

No phone calls please. 

Conservation International is an equal opportunity employer. 

Conservation International Values 

As we pursue our vision and mission, we are guided by these essential and timeless values: 

Passion: We are inspired by nature and cherish the diversity of life in all of its forms. Respect: We respect and trust each other, and we embrace our diversity of cultures, talents, and experiences. Integrity: We act with integrity and are accountable for our actions. Optimism: We are optimistic about the future of life on Earth and are confident that, with our partners, we will achieve unprecedented conservation results. Courage: We tirelessly pursue our vision, taking bold action and persevering through challenges.

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