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Global Green Growth Institute (GGGI)
Internship Intern Internship
Job Expired 15 Mar 2024
Posted 1 month ago
Job Description



The Global Green Growth Institute (GGGI) is a treaty-based international, inter-governmental organization dedicated to supporting and promoting strong, inclusive and sustainable economic growth in developing countries and emerging economies. To learn more please visit about GGGI web page.

The GGGI Qatar Country Program, hosted at the Ministry of Environment and Climate Change (MECC) of the State of Qatar, is scaling up its activities to provide advisory and implementation support to Qatar in climate resilience and green growth projects in cooperation with MECC and relevant national and international stakeholders. GGGI is inviting applications for an internship position within the Qatar program.

The GGGI internship program, also known as the "Grow Green" Program, offers a unique learning opportunity for students and recent graduates from diverse academic backgrounds. The program is designed for talented individuals skilled in areas relevant to GGGI’s operations, providing insight into the work of the Institute and offering training in a multicultural environment. We strongly encourage applications from qualified women and men, particularly nationals of developing countries, with diverse professional, academic, and cultural backgrounds.


The GGGI Qatar program is seeking a creative and skilled individual to support the designing work of our team. This opportunity is ideal for those who are passionate about environmental sustainability and wish to gain hands on experience and interested in applying their graphic design skills to promote green growth initiatives in Qatar.

The assignment will include, but is not limited to, the following tasks:

  • Work closely with the Communications and Advocacy Coordinator in the day-to-day implementation of the Communications Plan of the Qatar Program.
  • Support the implementation of a climate change and sustainability awareness campaign, using visually appealing designs and animations to enhance messaging.
  • Aid in disseminating information on project progress and results through visually appealing designs and animations.
  • Design various materials such as communication collaterals, presentations, banners, flyers, social media infographics, and more. Produce video animations for social media.
  • Create infographics and other visual content for online and print collaterals, contributing to effective communication strategies.
  • Assist in improving GGGI’s branding and regularly update GGGI Qatar’s social media accounts and webpage.
  • Coordinate and support capacity building activities, outreach, and campaigns, using different media to promote the GGGI Qatar Program.
  • Manage external and internal design, editing, printing, and project management for program publications, ensuring quality and consistency.

The intern will work under the dual supervision of the Communications and Advocacy Coordinator and the Program Lead. The internship offers an excellent opportunity to gain hands-on experience in a dynamic, international environment, working on critical issues related to sustainable development. The intern will have the chance to develop strategic communication skills, understand the functioning of an international organization, and gain insights into the operational aspects of GGGI.


Applicants to the GGGI internship program must at the time of application meet the following requirements:

    • Be enrolled in a Bachelor’s (final year), Master’s or PhD program prior to internship assignment, or a recent graduate within the last 12 months.
    • Be engaged or recently engaged in academic study in a field directly related to the Institute’s work.
    • Must possess legal right to work in Qatar. For international applicants, a valid visa permitting work or internship in the Qatar is required.
    • Proficiency in English is essential. Knowledge of Arabic or other regional languages is highly advantageous.
    • Applicants must be available to commit to the full duration of the internship as agreed upon with the supervising staff.

    • Currently enrolled in or a recent graduate of a program in Graphic Design, Visual arts, Multimedia, or a related field.
    • Excellent written and verbal communication skills in English are required. Proficiency in Arabic is highly desirable, as the role involves supporting concept designs in Arabic.
    • Proficiency in graphic design software such as Adobe Creative Suite (Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign, After Effects, etc.). A strong portfolio showcasing a range of design skills, including print and digital media.
    • A keen eye for design, color, and layout. Ability to translate concepts and ideas into compelling visual content.
    • Experience in creating video animations, particularly for social media, is highly desirable. Prior experience in communications, media relations, or content creation is beneficial but not mandatory.
    • A strong interest in environmental issues, sustainable development, and green growth initiatives.

    • Applications submitted after the deadline will not be considered.
    • GGGI evaluates applications based on: eligibility requirements, relevance of academic study and work experience (if any); and the level of interest and motivation to contribute to development work.
    • Due to the high volume of applications, only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.
  • Duration: The internship program is for at least four months and up to six months. Once selected, interns must begin their internship either prior to or within 12 months of graduation.
  • Stipend: GGGI interns receive a monthly stipend of USD $500 per month (unless agreed to be funded by sponsoring institutions). All costs related to travel, insurance, accommodation, and living expenses must be borne by either the interns themselves or sponsoring institutions.
  • Visa: GGGI will provide a supporting letter for visa. Interns will be responsible for obtaining and financing the necessary visas.
  • Travel: Intern will arrange and finance their travel to the internship location.
  • Medical Insurance: Interns must present proof of valid medical insurance to GGGI upon returning the signed internship contract.
  • Confidentiality: Interns must keep confidential all unpublished information obtained during the internship and may not publish any documents based on such information.
  • Academic Credit: Interns may get academic credit from their institution of higher education for the internship. Interns need to check with their university to confirm their academic credit policy for internships.
  • Working Hours: interns are expected to work during normal working hours. Leave should be pre-approved by the Intern Manager, and the latter should inform the Office of HR accordingly.
  • Learning Outcomes: before completion of the internship, Intern Managers are expected to review the learning outcomes with the intern.
  • Certificate: provided upon successful completion of the internship, upon request.
Child protection – GGGI is committed to child protection, irrespective of whether any specific area of work involves direct contact with children. GGGI’s Child Protection Policy is written in accordance with the Convention on the Rights of the Child.
This position is no longer open.