Intern - Environment, Natural Resources & Agriculture Division
Asian Development Bank
Philippines, Mandaluyong City, Mandaluyong
4d ago
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The mission of the Asian Development Bank (ADB) is to help its developing member countries to reduce poverty and improve the quality of life of their people through inclusive and environmentally sustainable growth and regional integration.

The ADB Group comprises the ADB and the Asian Development Fund (ADF), the concessional window which provides support to the poorest regional member countries.

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1. INTERNSHIP TOPIC :

Climate Change Adaptation in South Asia.'

2. SUMMARY OF JOB DESCRIPTION :

  • Conduct a literature review on risk and vulnerability of climate change on i) people and communities, ii) agriculture and
  • natural resources sector, and iii) national economy.

  • Review NDC and NAP of South Asian countries and compile key policy targets.
  • Compile climate change adaptation best practices and develop case studies relevant to the agriculture and natural
  • resources sector in South Asia.

    3. PERIOD OF ASSIGNMENT :

  • Duration : 8 weeks (with a possibility of extension)
  • Timing : January 2022
  • 4. LOCATION : ADB Headquarters, Manila, Philippines (or virtually, based on COVID-19 policies / restrictions)

    5. EXPECTED OUTCOMES :

    Discussion note on climate change adaptation in South Asia.

    Qualifications

    6. EDUCATION REQUIREMENTS :

    Currently enrolled in a Masters or PhD program in Environmental or Climate Change Science or Policy.

    7. RELEVANT EXPERIENCE AND OTHER REQUIREMENTS :

    Demonstrate experience in conducting applied research on climate change.

    ADDITIONAL REQUIREMENTS :

    Upload the following documents in the "Attachments" section of your application :

    1. Curriculum vitae (CV)

    2. Proof of enrollment to a Masters or PhD program. Inclusive dates should confirm that you will be enrolled during the intended period of assignment.

    3. Essay in MS WORD or PDF document, maximum of 1500 words per question. (Please see essay questions below)

    ESSAY QUESTIONS :

    1) Describe one example of your experience that demonstrated your interest in working in ADB.

    2) Highlight your qualifications that will help accomplish this internship assignment (e.g., coursework, research, work experience, etc.).

    Note : other internship opportunities with ADB can be found here.

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