Internship – Ocean Acidification International Coordination Centre

Duty Station: Monaco

Duration of Appointment/Start: 1 year, Summer 2023

Application Deadline: 24 April 2023

Main Purpose

The main purpose of this internship will be to provide support to the IAEA’s Ocean Acidification International Coordination Centre (OA-ICC) for its numerous activities and initiatives in the areas of communication, capacity building, and science. The internship will be carried out in the Radioecology Laboratory (REL) of the IAEA’s Marine Environment Laboratories in Monaco. The laboratory is engaged in applied research on the accumulation and transfer of contaminants in freshwater, coastal and marine ecosystems and associated biota.

Tasks / Key Results Expected

  • Provide support to the OA-ICC in communication activities including drafting quarterly
    newsletters, web stories, and updating the OA-ICC website and news stream.
  • Participate in OA-ICC meetings and support the team in day-to-day activities.
  • Assist the OA-ICC in the organization of capacity building activities including the organization of training courses.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  • Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
  • Strong ability to work in an international environment and as part of a team.
  • Good knowledge of Marine Ecology.
  • Knowledge of ocean acidification is an asset.
  • Experience in drafting communication material is an asset.
  • Strong analytical skills: ability to articulate, conceptualize, plan and execute ideas is an asset.

Qualifications and Experience

  • University degree in Environmental Science, Marine Biology, Ecology or a related field.
  • Experience working in an international organization is an asset.
  • Good written and spoken English essential; fluency in any other IAEA official language (Arabic, Chinese, French, Russian, Spanish) an asset.

Applicant Eligibility

  • Candidates must be a U.S. Citizen, be a minimum of 20 years of age and have completed at least three years of full-time studies at a university or equivalent institution towards the completion of a first degree.
  • Candidates may apply up to one year after the completion of a bachelor’s, master’s or doctorate degree.
  • Candidates must not have previously participated in the IAEA’s internship programme.
  • Excellent written and spoken English essential; fluency in any other IAEA official language (Arabic, Chinese, French, Russian) an asset.
  • Candidates must attach two signed letters of recommendation to their application.

How to Apply:

IAEA Programs at Argonne National Laboratory, 20 March 2023. More information.

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