Environment and Natural Resources Intern (Latin America and the Caribbean)


United States 🇺🇸


Chemonics seeks an Intern to support the Environment and Natural Resources (ENR) Practice Management Team (PMT), within the Latin America and Caribbean (LAC) business unit. The Environment and Natural Resources portfolio spans several countries from South America, Africa, and Asia and covers a range of sub-technical areas, including climate and conservation finance, environmental governance, natural climate solutions and biodiversity conservation. The ENR intern will have the unique opportunity to gain exposure to several facets of international development work from supporting technical activities and facilitating project engagement, to proposal development and strategic communications. The intern will participate in professional development activities and technical practice networks to gain an understanding of, and build skills in, the international developm ent field and ENR technical are as. We are looking for a self-starter with strong communication, interpersonal, and strategic thinking skills and an interest in the environment and natural resources sector. We are seeking candidates who bring a strong work ethic and attention to detail, possess excellent judgement and discretion, and are passionate about making a difference in the lives of people around the world.

Principal Duties and Responsibilities:

Environment and Natural Resources Practice Support

  • Proposal Development.
  • Participates on ENR proposal and business development research teams to provide research, writing, or administrative support. Specific roles can include supporting or writing sections on Chemonics’ corporate capabilities, past performance and CVs, or developing theories of change for ENR projects.
  • Attends ENR proposal meetings to learn about and contribute to the proposal development process.
  • Assists with new business file management and administrative tasks for consultant management.
  • Updates ENR corporate capabilities and Talent Tracker databases.


  • Contributes positively to a work environment that emphasizes teamwork, respect for differences, and accepting and giving constructive feedback.
  • Fosters and demonstrates a workplace inclusive of creating opportunity, serving others, building trust, innovation, and exceeding expectations.

Additional Duties and Responsibilities

  • Participate in all internship activities and events scheduled during normal business hours.
  • Other duties and responsibilities under the direction of a supervisor which might include administrative, management, and technical tasks, as well as working on special task forces. 


To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform e a ch essential duty and responsibility satisfactorily. The qualifications listed below are representative of the required knowledge, skills, and/or abilities needed to perform the principal duties.

  • Demonstrated leadership, versatility and integrity.
  • Currently pursuing an under graduate (rising junior or senior) or graduate degree in environment studies, climate change, or other relevant field. Undergraduate applicants preferred.
  • Excellent research, analytical, and communication skills.
  • Excellent attention to detail and organization.
  • Ability to work independently on projects and tasks.
  • Demonstrated interest in international development.
  • Strong knowledge of MS Office applications.
  • Professional proficiency in English language required.
  • Experience and interest in natural resource management, biodiversity conservation, climate change mitigation/adaption and/or other relevant ENR subsector area required. 
  • R gular attendance and availability during normal business hours are required.

Apply by Monday, February 6,2023. No telephone inquiries, please. Finalists will be contacted.

Chemonics is an Equal Opportunity Employer

Chemonics is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer and does not discriminate in its selection and employment practices. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, political affiliation, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, disability, protected veteran status, genetic information, age, or other legally protected characteristics. Military veterans, AmeriCorps, Peace Corps, and other national service alumni are encouraged to apply.

Pay Transparency Nondiscrimination Provision

Chemonics will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by Chemonics, or (c) consistent with Chemonics legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c)

COVID-19 Recruitment Information

Chemonics International is monitoring COVID-19 activity around the world. The health and wellbeing of our staff is of the utmost importance to us, and we continue to hire for all open roles with interviewing and on-boarding done virtually. Our new hires and current staff working from our Washington, DC, Arlington, VA, and London offices will temporarily work from home until it is safe to return to our offices.

COVID-19 Vaccination Information

Chemonics requires all US employees to be fully vaccinated.

The Hourly Pay for this position is: $18.




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