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International Water Management Institute (IWMI) Internship Apply Now

IWMI is seeking highly motivated and talented individuals for its Internship program. This internship offers an exceptional opportunity for aspiring professionals to gain practical experience in the field of water resource management, agriculture, and sustainable development. Interns will work closely with IWMI experts on cutting-edge research projects and contribute to finding solutions to some of the world's most pressing water-related challenges.

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  • Research Support: Assist in conducting research, literature reviews, data collection, and analysis in the field of water management, agriculture, and environmental sustainability.
  • Project Assistance: Collaborate with IWMI teams on ongoing projects, providing support in project implementation, monitoring, and reporting.
  • Data Analysis: Help analyze data using relevant software tools and contribute to the development of research reports and publications.
  • Policy Analysis: Assist in reviewing and analyzing policies related to water resource management and agriculture, providing valuable insights for policy recommendations.
  • Stakeholder Engagement: Engage with partners, government agencies, and other stakeholders to facilitate knowledge sharing and collaboration.
  • Communication: Contribute to the dissemination of research findings through presentations, articles, and social media channels.
  • Enrolled in or recently graduated from a relevant undergraduate or graduate program in fields such as water resources, environmental science, agriculture, or a related discipline.
  • Strong analytical skills and proficiency in data analysis software (e.g., R, Python, or others).
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills in English.
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team.
  • Passion for sustainable development and water resource management.
Job Benefits
  • Hands-on experience in a renowned research organization.
  • Exposure to cutting-edge research and real-world projects.
  • Networking opportunities with experts in the field.
  • Stipend and other benefits as per IWMI's policy.
  1. Prepare Your Application Materials:
    • Create a resume or curriculum vitae (CV) that highlights your educational background, relevant skills, and any previous work or research experience.
    • Write a cover letter that explains your interest in the internship, your relevant qualifications, and how you believe you can contribute to IWMI's mission.
  2. Review the Internship Opportunities:
    • Visit the IWMI website or the specific internship posting to review the available internship opportunities and identify the one that aligns with your interests and skills.
  3. Submit Your Application:
    • Send an email to the designated application email address (e.g., careers@iwmi.org) with the following documents attached:
      • Your resume or CV.
      • Your cover letter.
      • Any relevant academic transcripts or certificates (if required).
  4. Subject Line:
    • In the subject line of your email, clearly indicate "IWMI Internship Application."
  5. Application Deadline:
    • Make sure to check the application deadline mentioned in the internship posting. Ensure that your application is submitted before the specified deadline.
  6. Wait for a Response:
    • After submitting your application, please be patient while IWMI reviews the applications. They may contact you for an interview or further information if your application is shortlisted.
  7. Interview and Selection:
    • If you are selected for an interview, prepare for it by researching IWMI's work and the specific internship role. Be ready to discuss your qualifications and experiences.
  8. Offer and Onboarding:
    • If you are offered the internship position, you will receive an offer letter or communication from IWMI. Review the terms and conditions of the internship and follow the provided instructions for onboarding.
  9. Complete Necessary Documentation:
    • Before starting your internship, you may need to complete paperwork, provide identification, and meet any other requirements as specified by IWMI.
  10. Commence Your Internship:
    • Once all necessary documentation is in place, you can begin your internship at IWMI. Be proactive, collaborate with your colleagues, and make the most of your learning experience.
Employment Type
Duration of employment
3 Months
Job Location
Pretoria, Gauteng, South Africa, Pretoria, Gauteng, 0001, South Africa
Working Hours
Date posted
July 2, 2024
Valid through
October 10, 2025
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