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Division of Support Services Intern

Date: Feb 12, 2019

Location: Korea (KOR), KR

Company: Green Climate Fund

The mission of the Green Climate Fund is to assist developing countries to respond to climate change while bringing prosperity to their peoples.

Established in 2010, the GCF invests in transformational climate projects in the developing world. The Fund makes an ambitious contribution to global climate action and channels significant financial resources into developing countries to help build low-emission and climate-resilient societies.  It is country-driven and undertakes actions which reflect the circumstances of each country concerned and its national aspirations. The GCF is a key enabler of the 2015 Paris Agreement on Climate Change.

Since its establishment, the GCF has mobilized 10.3 billion USD, accredited 54 entities to channel its resources and approved 74 funding proposals. In addition, it has built up an extensive program to support developing countries identify their needs, in particular those who are most vulnerable to climate change impacts.

The GCF’s diverse workforce is advancing its mission from its headquarters in South Korea. Our talented staff make unique contributions to the Fund, enriching the institution through their combined expertise and professional commitment.

We are looking to expand our team with more highly skilled and adaptable people who are driven by our mandate, people who appreciate challenges and know how to deliver and thrive in a fast moving, dynamic environment.


Internship Assignment


The Intern will provide operational and administrative support to the Division of Support Services (DSS). S/he will have the opportunity to learn and expand her/his experiences through practical and guided exposure and involvement with the Fund’s Green Work Environment Network (GWEN) Initiative.


Under the overall guidance of the designated primary and alternate supervisors within the Division of Support Services (DSS), the Intern is expected to:


  1. Undertake and support in research and documentation on green office initiatives, establishing baselines for the Fund’s sustainability/climate performance (i.e. GHG emissions).
  2. Contribute to outreach and communication activities, such as meetings, lunch talks, workshops, newsletters, infographic, brochures and other communication materials. Prepare promotional materials for major environmental commemorative days such as Earth Day, World Environment Day, etc.
  3. Compiling best practices, lessons learnt, experiences and stories on green office strategies.
  4. Monitor and report the developments of the Green Work Environment Network (GWEN) initiative.
  5. Organize meetings, drafting the agenda, writing minutes and coordinating all logistics, administrative and IT support.
  6. Provide support to the implementation of green projects and initiatives and perform other relevant duties as may be assigned.


Requirements and qualifications


  1. Enrolled in Master’s program in Environmental Policy, International Law, International Relations or related fields;
  2. Knowledge and interest environmental issues and policies;
  3. Good understanding and experience in operations of international organization is an added advantage;
  4. Proficiency in using standard software programs: MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook, and Access;
  5. Excellent writing and presentation skills;
  6. Fluency in English is essential; knowledge of another United Nations language is an advantage.


*The person assessed by the Selection Panel as most suitable for the position will be proposed for appointment. The above criteria should be seen as indicators of the experience and skills that would qualify candidates for consideration. Selection among short-listed candidates will also take into account performance at interview, appropriate testing, and references.

Applications from women and nationals of developing countries are strongly encouraged.

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