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2021/2022 World Wildlife Fund for Nature Hong Kong Online Internship

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The Asia New Zealand Foundation helps to develop the next generation of Asia - savvy graduates through our business internship programme

Opportunity details

Opportunity Type
Internship
Number of Vacancies
1
Start Date
15 Nov 2021 - 28 Feb 2022

Application dates

Applications Open
20 Aug 2021
Applications Close
13 Sep 2021

Minimum requirements

Accepting International Applications
No
Qualifications Accepted
B
Accounting
Commerce
Finance
Actuarial Studies
Business Administration & Management
Economics
Human Resources
Marketing, Advertising & Public Relations
H
Anthropology
Geography
Archaeology
History
Classics
Criminology
Gender Studies
Indigenous Studies
International Development
Peace & Conflict
Refugees & Forced Migration
Humanities (all other)
International Studies
Linguistics
Literature
Modern Languages
Translating & Interpreting
Liberal Arts
Librarianship & Curatorial Studies
Philosophy
Policy Studies
Political Science
Public Administration
Social Science (all other)
Social Work & Sociology
Theology & Comparative Religion
L
Justice & Law Enforcement
Commercial Law
Constitutional Law
Criminal Law
Family Law
International Law
Tax Law
Legal Studies
S
Agribusiness
Agricultural Science
Aquaculture & Fisheries
Viticulture
Biochemistry
Biology
Chemistry
Earth Sciences
Ecology & Evolution
Environmental Studies
Forestry Studies
Parks & Wildlife Management
Food Science
Forensic Science
Genetics
Geology
Laboratory Technology
Marine Science
Physics & Astronomy
Sciences (all other)
Spatial Science
Veterinary Science

Hiring criteria

Entry pathway

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Working rights

New Zealand

  • Citizen
  • Permanent resident
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World Wildlife Fund for Nature Hong Kong

The Foundation has partnered with the World Wildlife Fund for Nature Hong Kong to deliver an internship opportunity to help a New Zealand student or researcher majoring in (but not limited to) psychology, social science, finance, economics, business or law, to gain research experience in the area of financial crime associated with illegal wildlife trade, at the world's largest conservation organization - WWF. This year's internship with WWF Hong Kong will be held entirely virtually.

About WWF Hong Kong

WWF is an international non-governmental organization that works in the field of 's Hong Kong office is an integral of the organization, dedicated to protecting nature globally and providing education needs to serve Hong Kong's conservation.

More information about WWF Hong Kong can be found by visiting the company website.

About the Internship

The internship period is for 12 weeks, flexible starting between November 2021 – February 2022

The successful applicant will have the opportunity to:

  • Work on a joint work programme by WWF Hong Kong and partners to deliver research on emerging trends and opportunities in regional financial crime investigations for the Asia Pacific Counter Illegal Wildlife Trade (IWT) Hub. The Hub is a consortium of organisations with similar aims in this area.
  • Assist with the Hub's physical or online events, liaising with WWF's network on the development and promotion of other research initiatives and programmes with links to financial crime and IWT.
  • Provide inputs to knowledge management and training products related to financial crime investigation.

Eligibility

Applicants must:

  • be a New Zealand citizen or have New Zealand permanent resident status
  • be students, graduates or researchers who have a working understanding of criminal justice, financial crime, anti-money laundering and/or counter financing of terrorism.
  • have good writing and research skills.
  • be adaptable, independent, reliable, and resilient.

What's covered:

This is a paid internship. Other expenses such as purchase of laptops are not covered.

Management of the programme

The Asia New Zealand Foundation and WWF Hong Kong will jointly deliver pastoral care and support professional development in cultural competency.

Terms and conditions

The successful applicant will be required to agree to the standard Terms and Conditions for Asia New Zealand Foundation funding recipients.

Reporting requirements

Interns are expected to write a 600-word article (with accompanying photos) on their internship that will appear on the Foundation's website (to be submitted during the internship) and write a final three-page report evaluating the internship experience at the end of the programme.

How to apply

You will need to upload a copy of: 

  • your cv 
  • your academic transcript 
  • a cover letter outlining your motivation for applying. 

When you submit your application, a confirmation email will be sent to you including a copy of your completed form and submitted documents. If you do not receive this, please contact [email protected]

Selection process

  • Applications close Monday 13 September 2021. 
  • Shortlisted applicants will be notified by mid- September 2021. 
  • Short-listed applicants will be invited to an in-person or online panel interview to select the successful candidate.
  • The successful candidate will be advised in October 2021.
  • All selected interns will be supported to attend a group induction day in Auckland in November 2021

Questions 

If you have a question about the internships, first check the Frequently Asked Questions page and if your question is not answered there, please email the Foundation's project coordinator internships Linh Le:  [email protected]

Hiring criteria

You should have or be completing the following to apply for this opportunity.

Entry pathway
Degree or Certificate
Minimum Level of Study
Bachelor or higher
Study Field
B
Accounting
Commerce
Finance
Actuarial Studies
Business Administration & Management
Economics
Human Resources
Marketing, Advertising & Public Relations
H
Anthropology
Geography
Archaeology
History
Classics
Criminology
Gender Studies
Indigenous Studies
International Development
Peace & Conflict
Refugees & Forced Migration
Humanities (all other)
L
Justice & Law Enforcement
Commercial Law
Constitutional Law
Criminal Law
Family Law
International Law
Tax Law
Legal Studies
S
Agribusiness
Agricultural Science
Aquaculture & Fisheries
Viticulture
Biochemistry
Biology
Chemistry
Earth Sciences
Ecology & Evolution

Working rights

The opportunity is available to applicants in any of the following categories.

CitizenPermanent residentFull working rightsLimited working rightsNo working rights
New Zealand