OECD Water Governance Programme Internship

The OECD Water Governance Programme is looking for an Intern (Stagiaire) to contribute to the activities of the Programme, including coordination of the OECD Water Governance Initiative (WGI). The selected candidate will support the head of the Water Governance Programme and the team with desk research, drafting, data analysis, communication and event organisation in the area of water governance and sustainable development, particularly in the preparations for the 8th World Water Forum, 18-23 March in Brasilia.

The intern will be based at the Unit for Climate, Water, and SDGs, within the Cities, Urban Policies, and Sustainable Development Division of the Centre for Entrepreneurship, SMEs, Local Development and Tourism of the OECD.

Preferred internship period: 15 February – 31 August 2018.

Requirements and conditions:

Applicants should take a keen interest in water and governance, have excellent drafting and oral skills in English, and be enrolled in a university degree, preferably a PhD or alternatively in 2nd year of Master in economics, public policy, social sciences or related disciplines. Knowledge of Spanish and French would be a comparative advantage.

Candidates should meet the following requirements:

–       be citizens of an OECD member country

–       be full time students in a discipline related to the above programme of work for the whole 6-month period

–       be enrolled within a University able to sign internship agreements with the OECD

The selected candidate will receive an allowance of 682 €/month, which cannot be cumulated with other paid jobs or consultancy duties. All other fees and costs (travel, accommodation, visa etc.) are not covered by the OECD.

Interested candidates that fulfil the basic requirements are kindly invited to send a CV and cover letter by 29 January 2018 to hakan.tropp@oecd.org and oriana.romano@oecd.org