Nature and Financial Risk Intern

World Wide Fund for Nature (WWF)
Washington, DC, United States
Position Type: 
Organization Type: 
NGO/Civil Society
Experience Level: 
Not Specified


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World Wildlife Fund (WWF), the world’s leading conservation organization, seeks an intern to support its Nature and Financial Risk initiative. The intern will support the development of a literature review and framework that will clarify the economic risks degradation and loss of nature pose at macro (system) and micro (sectoral and business) levels. The report will deliver this information in a way that is meaningful at a systems and sectoral level, particularly to non-environment experts and the private sector.


Internship Description:  The intern will support desk research and semi-structured interviews of experts in the field to support the development of a high-level report on nature loss and financial risk. 


Minimum Requirements: BA/BS in business, finance, environmental science, sustainability, environmental engineering, or related fields. Interdisciplinary interest and educational experience is preferred. Students enrolled in Masters programs in such fields are strongly encouraged to apply.

  • 40 hours per week
  • Excellent multi-disciplinary research and communication skills
  • Attention to detail
  • Organized and self-motivated
  • Ability to generate quality outputs with limited oversight


Washington, DC