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Intern (m/f/d) at the Indo-German Biodiversity Programme - Trainees
Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ)
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Intern (m/f/d) at the Indo-German Biodiversity Programme

Our model for success is a better life for everyone and purposeful tasks for our employees. For more than 50 years, the Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ), as a company of the German Federal Government, has been supporting the implementation of development policy goals worldwide. Together with partner organisations in 120 countries, we are involved in a diverse range of projects. If you want to make a difference in the world and develop yourself in the process, you've come to the right place.

  • Job-ID: V000057465
  • Location: New Delhi
  • Assignment period: 04/01/2024 - 09/30/2024
  • Field: Trainees
  • Type of employment: full-time
  • Application deadline: 02/25/2024

Job description

The Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change, Government of India (MoEFCC) in partnership with the GIZ is implementing Biodiversity related projects, commissioned by the German Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development (BMZ) and the Federal Ministry for Environment, Nature Conservation, Nuclear Safety and Consumer Protection (BMUV). The Indo-German Biodiversity Projects are the following: Wetlands Management for Biodiversity and Climate Protection; Sustainable Management of Forest Ecosystem Services; One Health and Agroecology; Enhancement of Smallholder Spice Farmer’s Capacities in Sustainable Farming and Development of National Framework for Electronic People's Biodiversity Registers in India. More information of the programme:

Your tasks

You will support the team especially in the areas of programme management, monitoring and reporting.
Specifically, your tasks include:

  • Support in the preparation of communication materials, reports, presentations and other
    deliverables to partners of the projects
  • Support in Knowledge management
  • Assurance of quality and knowledge management
  • Research support in special fields of work such as CBD COP, environmental and climate policy
  • Support in the documentation of the project activities and events
  • Any other tasks assigned as per the needs and project demands

Your profile

  • Studies in the field of environment, biodiversity, geography, forest management etc.
  • Excellent writing and communication skills in English and German language
  • You are motivated, a team player and flexible; you are enthusiastic and work independently and structured
  • Experience abroad in developing countries especially India is an advantage, but not a prerequisite
  • Interest in our relevant topics (biodiversity, forest management, development cooperation) and basic knowledge of the relevant actors in international cooperation are desirable


Please be informed that you are only allowed to apply for this internship, if you are currently enrolled as a student or graduated not longer than six months ago from the start of your internship.

We pay a monthly stipend of €2.134,52 (gross). Depending on the country of assignment a monthly expatriation allowance (gross), predetermined by GIZ will be paid on top.

GIZ would like to increase the proportion of employees with disability, both in Germany and abroad. Applications from persons with disabilities are most welcome.

For further information, please contact Mrs Mira Amtmann (

This position is no longer open.