Mangrove Science Intern

World Wildlife Fund (WWF)
Washington, DC, United States
Position Type: 
Organization Type: 
NGO/Civil Society
Experience Level: 
Entry Level (0-2 Years)
Degree Required: 
Bachelor's (Or Equivalent)


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World Wildlife Fund (WWF), the world’s leading conservation organization, seeks a full-time Mangrove Science intern with a background in coastal marine science to work with an interdisciplinary team to provide support an emerging mangrove conservation initiative.



Internship Description: The intern will: (i) analyze status and trends of mangrove cover for WWF target countries using published datasets, (ii) identify and gather key socio-economic and biophysical contextual variables affecting mangrove restoration success, (iii) relate these contextual variables with mangrove trends to identify priority regions within countries for mangrove restoration, (iv) perform other duties as needed to support the WWF Coastal Resilience Team.



Minimum Requirements: Bachelor’s degree (or equivalent) in ecological, interdisciplinary, or marine science; experience in conservation or related field preferred; current enrollment in graduate program allowing course credit for internships is preferred; strong data management and statistical skills.  Knowledge of GIS 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-18048


Applications are due March 9, 2018


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


As an EOE/AA employer, WWF will not discriminate in its employment practices due to an applicant’s race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, marital status, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, disability, or protected Veteran status.