Field Internship Opportunity

Blog | 2/04/22

This is to call for interested fresh graduates to apply for a field internship at the International Gorilla Conservation Programme (a coalition of Conservation International, Fauna & Flora International and WWF). The intern will be responsible for assisting in data collection along the Volcanoes National Park for a specific project.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • To assist in deploying, setting up and downloading images from camera traps
  • To do data entry as required
  • To ensure the proper functioning of all equipment by respecting protocols

Required Skills and Competencies:

  • Keen interest working in biodiversity conservation
  • Be prepared for intensive field work
  • Ability to use computer
  • Willingness to work as part of a multi-cultural team
  • Adhere to IGCP’s values: Respect for diversity, Teamwork, Integrity, Initiative, and Dedication

Qualification: Bachelor’s degree in Zoology or Botany; graduation within 2 years; ability to use navigation tools (compass, GPS)

Internship duration: the internship will last for three months.

How to Apply: the applicant is required to submit only a one-page cover letter and a professional CV or resume to Only successful candidates will be contacted. Those accepted will be provided with a small monthly stipend based on IGCP intern and HR policies.

Deadline for applications: April 08, 2022                     

The International Gorilla Conservation Programme (IGCP) currently consists of Conservation International, Fauna & Flora International and the World Wide Fund for Nature. We recognise that the earth's survival is dependent on humanity's ability to maintain a healthy and balanced environment that includes all species of wildlife.