Science Program Research and Analysis Intern

Washington, DC
OverviewWorld Wildlife Fund (WWF), the world’s leading conservation organization, seeks a Global Science Research Intern.ResponsibilitiesInternship Description:The internship provides an opportunity for a recent master’s-level graduate to demonstrate applied research skills and contribute to scientific research analysis and translation. investigating environmental and human health impacts of protein production. The student may have the opportunity to co-develop research directions, depending on skills and interests. The intern will conduct natural and social scientific research in support of the Chief Scientist and the Global Lead Scientists. Science. They will compile research and analysis to contribute to innovative research and syntheses. They will support science leads in conducting literature reviews, managing and visualizing data and scientific information, supporting statistical analysis of datasets, and supporting the development of peer reviewed publications.Specific duties will include :Reading and extracting data from scientific literature in ecological and social science fieldsProviding support for executives and lead scientists for research, synthesis, and analysisManaging datasets and databasesBuilding and managing citation librariesSupporting the statistical analysis of varied datasetsInterpreting and visualizing data for communications and for publicationContributing scientific writing, editing, and factchecking for reports and analysesProviding logistical and research support as neededQualificationsDemonstrated experience with extensive literature research and reviewExperience with citation management and software (Zotero and/or EndNote a plus)Demonstrated experience and skills in statistical analysis (R/R Studio preferred)Excellent research, writing, editing skills, as well as attention to detailAbility to work productively both independent research assignments and as part of a teamAbility to manage time and productivity in a high paced, dynamic environmentKnowledge of conservation, earth systems, climate, and/or development preferredMinimum Requirements:Recent master’s graduateFull-time (35 hours per week)Proficient in Microsoft SuiteDatabase and quantitative analysis skills a plusFluency in English is required; proficiency in a foreign language is a plusLocation:Washington, DCCompensation:Paid* Please note that WWF does not provide VISA sponsorship to internsAs an EOE/AA employer, WWF will not discriminate in its employment practices due to an applicant’s race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, marital status, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, disability, or protected Veteran status.

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