Spring 2021: GWP Recruiting Six Interns to the Global Secretariat

GWP is looking for candidates to cover 6 internship positions in spring 2021. All positions will support GWP’s work in the global secretariat in Stockholm, Sweden, but due to the ongoing pandemic, some or all of the internships may be carried out remotely. The length of each contract is 3-6 months, and the deadline to apply is 13 December.

The recruitment is part of GWP’s ongoing Internship Programme, which provides opportunities for students interested in sustainable development and water governance to gain work experience in the worldwide GWP network. Please note that GWP offers no remuneration or any other financial support for its internship positions.

The open positions for spring 2021:

Spring Internship - Youth Engagement & Communications

This intern will be part of the GWP Network Operations Unit as well as the Communications Unit. The assignment includes tasks such as mapping youth organisations and activities within the GWP network; supporting the design and implementation of a Youth Water Academy; assisting preparation of knowledge resources, concept notes, communications, and background materials for internal and external use. Get the full details and apply here.

Spring Internship - Gender & Multi-Stakeholder Partnerships

This intern is part of the "A Stake in Water" project team within the GWP Network Operations Unit, and more specifically on a part of the project that focuses on strengthening multi-stakeholder platforms and mainstreaming gender into all aspects of GWP's work. The assignment includes a variety of tasks such as research and providing admin and technical support.Get the full details and apply here.

Spring Internship - Transboundary Water Cooperation

This intern is part of the Transboundary Water Cooperation team within the GWP Network Operations Unit. The assignment includes support in implementing the MOOC on Governance for Transboundary Freshwater Security through a variety of tasks, and support in the development and updating of transboundary content on the GWP website. Get the full details and apply here.

Spring Internship - Water Solutions for the SDGs

This intern is part of the "Water Solutions for the SDGs" team within the GWP Network Operations Unit. The assignment includes tasks such as updating the SDG 6 IWRM Support Programme website, researching external platforms on which to promote the SDG 6 IWRM Support Programme and its activities, as well as  contributing to other aspects of promoting and advancing the Programme. Get the full details and apply here.

Spring Internships - IWRM Toolbox

The selected candidate for this position supports the redevelopment of GWP´s IWRM ToolBox, an online platform with more than 60 tools on integrated water management. The intern works under the supervision of the Senior Learning Specialist and works closely with the IWRM Specialist and the "A Stake in Water" team.Get the full details and apply here

Spring Internship - Water, Food & Ecosystems for the SDGs and Strategic Partnerships

This intern is part of the "Water Solutions for the SDGs" team in the GWP Network Operations Unit, focusing on the water, food, and ecosystems agenda, as well as the "Strategic Partnerships" team in the Executive Secretary's Office, focusing on partnerships and resource mobilisation. The assignment includes a variety of support tasks to these teams. Get the full details of this position and apply here.

For all of the above positions, interested students should submit their applications through the online application system latest by 13 December 2020. Applications should include a cover letter, a resume/CV, and available start date. Shortlisted candidates will be contacted for an interview latest in mid-January. Any questions may be addressed to internship@gwp.org.

We welcome your application!

Photo: the global GWP secretariat in Stockholm, Sweden.