International Centre for Tropical Agriculture (CIAT), Decision and Policy Analysis Area (DAPA) offers internship to gain experience in international research for development, Colombia
Field of Internship: To gain experience in international research for development
Course Level: Internship
Internship Provider: International Centre for Tropical Agriculture (CIAT)
Internship can be taken at: Colombia
Eligibility: -Excellent English skills including strong capabilities in writing
-Knowledge of Spanish is a bonus, but not essential
-Recently graduated at undergraduate or masters level in any of the following disciplines: Economy, Geography, Agricultural Science, Environmental science, Development Studies, Biology, Sociology, Social Communication, Business or other related subject matters
-Interest in applied research for developing countries
-Open to experiencing new cultures and perspectives
-Candidates with an interest in spatial modelling, climate change and data analysis to work on tasks related to the CCAFS program
Internship Open for International Students: Yes
Is this paid internship? Yes
Internship Description: CIAT is an international research center, one of the fifteen global centers of the Consultative Group on International Agriculture Research (CGIAR)located in Colombia and working on international projects in Africa, Asia and Central and Latin America. The interns will gain experience in international research for development, and will be actively encouraged to use the internship as a stepping stone to further education at the masters or PhD level. The interns are expected to work on a range of tasks from project and report writing, to analysis of data and publication of peer-reviewed journal articles.
Tenure of award: Internships are offered for 6-12 month period of time in our head office in Cali, Colombia.
Value: It covers the cost of tickets to and from Colombia, plus a monthly stipend of US$750 (sufficient for basic living in Colombia).
How to Apply: By E-mail
Internship Application Deadline: Contact Employer (open call with no deadline)