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IIP-WWF Madagascar Country Office (WWF MDCO)
Antananarivo, Madagascar (Outgoing Program)
Program Terms:
Program Terms: Summer
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Dept Offering Program: International Internship Program (IIP) Program Type: Internship
Language Prerequisite: No Program Features: Community Service, Field Work
Degree Level: 1st year u/g students, 2nd year u/g students, 3rd year u/g students Time Away: Summer
Housing options: Student Responsibilty with support from IIP and/or Host Organization Program Group: International Internship Program
Duration of Program: 8 or more weeks Program Adviser: Shahreen Rahman
Program Description:
Program Description:
WWF Madagascar Country Office

Organization Overview
WWF is one of the world's largest conservation organizations. Its mission is to stop the degradation of the environment and to build a future in which humans live in harmony with nature. The mission of the organization is to stop the degradation of the environment and to build a future in which humans live in harmony with nature. To achieve this, WWF looks to implement concrete and sustainable solutions to pressing and emerging environmental issues throughout the world in partnership with local communities, companies, governments, international organizations, NGOs. WWF Madagascar focuses on six global practices to push forward its conservation goals: oceans, climate & energy, wildlife, forest, food and governance. Since September 2018, WWF Madagascar has hosted the Africa Adaptation Initiative (AAI) with the aim that by 2025, WWF Africa and its partners are implementing climate-smart conservation programmes and enabling climate resilient ecosystems and community livelihoods.

Intern Responsibilities:

AAI Communication Intern
  • Analyze AAI documents
  • Update AAI communication database 
  • Develop specific AAI communication materials based on the needs (brochure, poster, booklet, stories etc.)
  • Support the implementation of the AAI communication strategy particularly on the following areas:
    • Developing guidelines, templates, as well as generic communications and outreach materials for the execution of the communications strategy;
    • Suggesting communication channels, dissemination methods and media such as web/online media, traditional media, and social media, among others, to effectively communicate
    • Key messages both internally and externally on the AAI, in close collaboration with the WWF MDCO communication team.

Qualifications:
  • Strong knowledge on developing and delivering of creative internal and external communications
  • Strong knowledge on biodiversity conservation/environment and climate change issues
  • General understanding of Africa issues, particularly related to climate change is an advantage
  • Ability to work in a multi-cultural and multi-disciplinary environment
  • Basic computer literacy skills; additional abilities in document editing, experience with related software such as Photoshop, InDesign, Illustrator, Premiere, etc. is an advantage
  • Ability to adhere to WWF’s values, which are: Knowledgeable, Optimistic, Determined, and Engaging
  • Basic to intermediate level fluency in French preferred

Juniors interested in environmental science, climate change, mass communication and journalism are encouraged to apply. Proficiency in French would be an asset, as would skills in writing, video-editing, and content management systems.

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This program is currently not accepting applications.