Mangrove Restoration Mapping Intern

World Wide Fund for Nature (WWF)
Washington, DC, United States
Position Type: 
Organization Type: 
NGO/Civil Society
Experience Level: 
Not Specified
Degree Required: 
Bachelor's (Or Equivalent)


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World Wildlife Fund (WWF), one of the world’s leading conservation organization, seeks a Mangrove Restoration Mapping Intern.


Internship Description:


WWF is seeking an intern with a background in coastal marine science to work with an interdisciplinary team to support an emerging mangrove conservation initiative. The intern will: (i) conduct a global WWF survey to identify ongoing or past mangrove restoration projects, (ii) analyze results to identify status and trends in mangrove restoration activities within WWF projects, (iii) identify key socio-economic and biophysical enabling conditions affecting mangrove restoration success, (iv) produce a short report documenting these findings, and (v) perform other duties as needed to support the WWF Resilient Coastal Ecosystems Team.


Minimum Requirements: Bachelor’s degree (or equivalent) in ecological, social, interdisciplinary, or marine science. Experience in statistical analysis (e.g. R), GIS (e.g. ArcGIS, QGIS), or mangrove ecosystems preferred. Current enrollment in graduate program allowing course credit for internships is required. Must be organized and self-motivated.



Washington, DC



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. , IN-20038


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