FFI is offering a paid internship for a three-month period from October 2022. The Conservation Technology Team is looking for a passionate and proactive individual who is open to learning and able to pick up new skills. The goal of this internship is to consolidate and share best practices for the application of emerging hardware and software to conservation issues. Working with the Conservation Technology Team, you will identify the challenges and opportunities presented by a wide variety of conservation tech tools. You will help maintain, improve, and develop resources for wider conservation capacity and knowledge transfer that will inform the on-going work of our regional teams and local partner organisations.
The successful candidate will have a proven interest in pursuing a career in conservation along with demonstrated interest in the use of technology to address practical conservation problems. You will need the ability to understand technical language and ‘translate’ these applications for the conservation sector. This is an exciting opportunity to participate in the development and utilisation of cutting-edge tools, challenging technological developments into positive outcomes for the world’s biodiversity. Through this position, you will broaden your understanding of key areas in conservation technology; develop research, writing, and communication skills; and gain experience working for an international conservation organisation.
Please note that this internship has been designed to create a professional development opportunity for people who are new to the conservation sector. Therefore, applicants should have less than two years paid or unpaid experience in the conservation sector (not including education).
Please view the following website for further details of the position and how to apply:
The closing date for applications is Sunday, 11th September 2022.