Intern (World Water Congress)

International Water Resources Association (IWRA)

Paris, , FR

The IWRA Executive Office is currently looking for an intern to provide a support in preparation of the upcoming World Water Congress (more information about this event at: This internship position offers a unique opportunity to network with major stakeholders from the water sector, and take part in a key international event in Cancun, Mexico.


  • Support to the organisation of the Executive Office: administrative support, research, drafting reports
  • Support the organisation of seminars and events, in particular, the organisation of the upcoming XVI World Water Congress:

                    – Logistical and communication support, in connection with the Congress hosts CONAGUA and ANEAS
                    – Support to the International Scientific Committee on the development of the Congress programme

  • Support thematic projects (water quality, water governance): research on content and coordination with key stakeholders

Candidate Profile:


  • Completion of an undergraduate (Bachelor) degree either the field of water resources or events management
  • Fluent in English
  • Ability to work as part of a team and also independently
  • Ability to work with people from a wide variety of cultures
  • Capacity to work on multiple tasks at the same time


  • Relevant career experience in the water sector, political sciences/international relations, or communications and event management
  • Good level of French and/or Spanish


The position starts as soon as possible and would be for a term of 6 months.

Salary and work conditions:

€550 / month (net)
Subsidised lunch and travel in Paris
35h per week at the Executive Office of IWRA located at l’Agence de l’Eau Seine-Normandie, and co-hosted by the French Water Partnership


Please send your curriculum and letter of motivation to:

Mr. Callum Clench
IWRA Executive Director
Email: [email protected]