About the Organisation:

The National Geographic Society, headquartered in Washington, D.C., United States, is one of the largest nonprofit scientific and educational organizations in the world.

The Nature Conservancy is a global environmental organization headquartered in Arlington, Virginia. As of 2021, it works via affiliates or branches in 79 countries and territories, as well as across every state in the US.

About the Opportunity:

Throughout the Externship, you will learn about freshwater conservation careers from weekly webinars featuring National Geographic Society and The Nature Conservancy experts, your own research, and informational interviews conducted with local conservation organizations.

Eligibility Criteria:

  • We are seeking young people ages 18-25 from around the globe interested in learning about introductory conservation approaches and exploring a career in conservation.
  • No prior work experience or coursework in conservation or environmental topics is required.
  • Individuals from locations impacted by freshwater conservation issues are strongly encouraged to apply.

Roles and Responsibilities:

  • Translate various global freshwater conservation issues into a local context.
  • Make freshwater conservation issues relevant and accessible to your communities.
  • Offer solutions to a local or regional problem. 
  • Learn about freshwater conservation careers from Weekly webinars featuring National Geographic Society and The Nature Conservancy expert, your research, or informational interviews with local conservation organizations.

Salary (Expected/Actuals):

  • Only 10-15 hours per week (part-time and fully remote)
  • $500 Stipend (Rs.41,000+ )
  • Geographical eligibility (open to all students across the globe)
  • Gain professional and international network
  • Gain industry-relevant skills through powerful learning experiences

How to Apply:

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