Climate Investment Funds (CIF) Youth Internship Program 2022

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Climate Investment Funds (CIF) Youth Internship Program 2022

Climate Investment Funds (CIF) Youth Internship Program 2022

Deadline: June 15, 2022

Applications are open for the Climate Investment Funds (CIF) Youth Internship Program 2022. The Climate Investment Funds (CIF) is looking to contract two interns from the MENA region as part of its Youth Internship Program, which engages interns from different regions around the world in CIF’s programming.

The CIF Youth Internship program is designed to engage a youth intern for a 5-month period focused on professional development and coaching on climate finance in general and specifically on CIF’s mission and activities. The interns work on promoting youth engagement in CIF’s programs and are supported by CIF’s Stakeholders Engagement (SE) Team.

Internship Details

The Youth Interns from the MENA region will be respectively expected to:

  • Intern with the Stakeholder Engagement team
    • Assist CIF in the implementation of the YES Annual plan, including but not limited to organizing an annual youth climate action summit, creating youth-focused communication materials, etc.
    • Support the team with preparation for COP27 in November 2022, including helping to organize a regional outreach meeting in the MENA region prior to COP and organizing a youth event during COP.
    • Help coordinate regional youth consultations on topics related to climate action and assist in building a strategic network with key youth organizations in the MENA region.
    • Identify institutions/platforms for dialogue with the youth, and as a policy sounding board for CIF programs.
    • Support development of knowledge products on gaps in youth engagement in climate action/finance.
    • Deliver a final summary report on the internship upon completion.
  • Intern with the CIF Evaluation & Learning Initiative
    • Work with the first Intern to assist CIF in the implementation of the YES Annual plan, including but not limited to organizing an annual youth climate action summit, creating youth-focused communication materials, identifying institutions/platforms for increased dialogue and engagement with the youth, etc.
    • Support the development of an analytical research product to be determined in consultation with the intern depending on skills and interest.
    • Work closely with colleagues to identify targeted messaging opportunities and avenues for increased engagement with youth stakeholders in applied research and evaluations.
    • Deliver a final summary report on the internship upon completion.

Benefits

  • A basic stipend will be provided to cover the cost of communications and possible travel.

Eligibility

  • Candidate must be a citizen of a country in the Middle East & North Africa (Algeria, Bahrain, the Comoros Islands, Djibouti, Egypt, Iran, Iraq, Israel, Jordan, Kuwait, Lebanon, Libya, Morocco, Oman, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, Syria, Tunisia, United Arab Emirates, and Yemen);
  • Candidate must be aged 18-30 years;
  • The candidate must have basic knowledge and interest in climate finance, and experience engaging in climate action through local leadership, policy advocacy, climate finance, and entrepreneurial initiatives.
  • Be fluent in English, be able to communicate via email and WhatsApp, and be familiar with social media.

Application

Interested applicants must send in their CV along with an expression of interest letter to Dora N. Cudjoe via [email protected] and Renata Lukasiewicz via [email protected] In the letter of interest indicate which internship you are applying for, or each would be your first choice if both.

For more information, visit CIF Youth Internship.

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