• IN-19026 Protein Research Spring 2019 Intern

    Job Locations US-DC-Washington
    Posted Date 2 weeks ago(10/3/2018 10:14 AM)
    # of Openings
    1
    Category
    Food
  • Overview

    World Wildlife Fund (WWF), the world’s leading conservation organization, seeks a Protein Research Intern.

    Responsibilities

    Internship Description:

     

    The internship provides an opportunity for an undergraduate or graduate-level student to learn applied research skills and contribute to a project investigating environmental and human health impacts of protein production. The student may have the opportunity to co-develop research directions, depending on skills and interests.

     

    Specific duties will include:

    • Reading and extracting data from scientific literature in ecological and social science fields
    • Data entry and management
    • Contributing to reports and materials
    • Providing logistical support as needed

    Qualifications

     

    Minimum Requirements:

    • Current undergraduate (juniors or seniors preferred) or graduate student
    • Full-time (35 hours per week) or part-time (20 hours per week) for ~3 months
    • Excellent research, writing, and analytical skills, as well as attention to detail
    • Ability to work productively on both independent research assignments and as part of a team
    • Proactive problem-solving and effective communication skills (written and verbal)
    • Proficient in Microsoft Suite
    • Familiarity with accessing and reading scientific papers
    • Database and quantitative analysis skills a plus"
    • Fluency in English is required; proficiency in a foreign language is a plus

    Location:

    Washington, DC

     

    Compensation:

    Unpaid. For all unpaid internships, applicants must be enrolled in school and be able to obtain academic course credit from their university.

     

    How to apply: Please submit a resume & cover letter through our Careers page.

    https://careers-wwfus.icims.com/jobs/search , IN-19026

     

    * Please note that WWF does not provide VISA sponsorship to interns

     

    As an EOE/AA employer, WWF will not discriminate in its employment practices due to an applicant’s race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, marital status, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, disability, or protected Veteran status.

     

     

     

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