Climate Investment Funds Youth Internship Program 2022

Climate Investment Funds Youth Internship Program 2022

The Climate Investment Funds (CIF) 2022 youth internship program application is ongoing. CIF is looking to contract two interns from the Middle East & North Africa (MENA) region as part of its Youth Internship Program, which engages interns from different regions around the world in CIF’s programming.

The CIF Youth Internship program is designed to engage a youth intern for a 5-month period focused on professional development and coaching on climate finance in general and specifically on CIF’s mission and activities. The interns work on promoting youth engagement in CIF’s programs and are supported by CIF’s Stakeholders Engagement (SE) Team.

Application process for Climate Investment Funds Youth Internship Program 2022

  • The internship will largely take place online, but potential in-person meetings may also occur.  The CIF interns will be expected to start by August 1, for a period of 90 working days spread over 5 months ending on December 31, 2022. A basic stipend will be provided to cover the cost of communications and possible travel
  • Interns will Assist CIF in implementation of the YES Annual plan, including but not limited to organizing an annual youth climate action summit, creating youth-focused communication materials, etc.
  • Support the team with preparation for COP27 in November 2022, including helping to organize a regional outreach meeting in the MENA region prior to COP and organizing a youth event during COP.
  • Help coordinate regional youth consultations on topics related to climate action and assist in building a strategic network with key youth organizations in the MENA region.
  • Identify institutions/platforms for dialogue with the youth, and as a policy sounding board for CIF programs.
  • Support development of knowledge products on gaps on youth engagement in climate action/finance.
  • Deliver a final summary report on the internship upon completion.
  • Work with the first Intern to assist CIF in implementation of the YES Annual plan, including but not limited to organizing an annual youth climate action summit, creating youth-focused communication materials, identifying institutions/platforms for increased dialogue and engagement with the youth, etc.
  • Support the development of an analytical research product to be determined in consultation with the intern depending on skills and interest.
  • Work closely with colleagues to identify targeted messaging opportunities and avenues for increased engagement with youth stakeholders in applied research and evaluations.
  • Deliver a final summary report on the internship upon completion.

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What are the Qualifications needed for Climate Investment Funds Youth Internship Program?

  •  Candidate must be a citizen of a country in the Middle East & North Africa (Algeria, Bahrain, the Comoros Islands, Djibouti, Egypt, Iran, Iraq, Israel, Jordan, Kuwait, Lebanon, Libya, Morocco, Oman, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, Syria, Tunisia, United Arab Emirates and Yemen)
  • Candidate must be aged 18-30 years
  • Candidate must have basic knowledge and interest in climate finance, and experience engaging in climate action through local leadership, policy advocacy, climate finance, and entrepreneurial initiatives.
  • Be fluent in English, be able to communicate via email and WhatsApp, and be familiar with social media.

Internship Program

Application process for Climate Investment Funds Youth Internship Program 2022

  • Interested applicants must send in their CV along with an expression of interest letter to dcudjoe@worldbank.org and rlukasiewicz@worldbank.org.
  •  In the letter of interest please indicate which internship you are applying for, or each would be your first choice if both.

Deadline for Climate Investment Funds Youth Internship Program 2022

The deadline for Climate Investment Funds Youth Internship Program 2022 is on the 14th of June, 2022

Hurry and send your CV as instructed above.

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