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UNEP IETC Unpaid Research Intern – Osaka, Japan

Organization: International Environmental Technology Centre (IETC)

Job Title: UNEP IETC Research Intern

Location: Osaka, Japan

Hours and Compensation: Full time preferred, though part time applicants are accepted. Internship is non-remunerative.

Position Dates: Start ASAP

Application Deadline: Send in ASAP

Posted On: June 26, 2012

Organization Overview:

As a part of the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP), IETC contributes to implementation of its goals and vision. Through its waste management activities IETC supports UNEP’s actions towards, in particular, resource efficiency and protecting the environment and human health from harmful substances and hazardous wastes.The UNEP objective is that natural resources are produced, processed and consumed in a more environmentally sustainable way.


IETC has internships in the areas of Waste Management related Research and Environment related Research. Interns will interact closely with core staff members, and are given responsibilities based on his/her experience and skills. Everyone is expected to pitch in to assist on any project or activity in need of immediate attention. Excellent written and spoken English is a requirement.

Responsibilities and Requirements: There are several internships available, specifically Waste Management related Research Intern and Environment Research Intern. Each Intern position has specific responsibilities and qualifications based on the program and the student’s skills and experience. For more information, please see the website:

How to Apply:

In order to apply, students must:

  • Complete internship programme application form (download form website)
  • Write a statement explaining why an internship with UNEP IETC is being sought and what is expected from the experience; and
  • Include a cover letter indicating specific dates of availability and other information felt to be relevant

NOTE: Visas are required for this internship, and the program cannot offer any assistance with this process. If accepted into the program, please begin the Visa process immediately.


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