At Conservation International, our internships offer first-hand exposure to the work of nature conservation efforts in the Asia Pacific region.
Working alongside conservation professionals, you will have the opportunity to make a true difference in protecting nature - through field assignments and corporate roles. The Conservation International Internship Program is an immersive curriculum that is designed to develop and empower you as you explore your passion for conservation.
As a Conservation International Intern, you will experience the culture of a global non-profit organization, gain experience at the forefront of conservation, solve challenges that come with working in developing countries, implement creative solutions and learn from inspiring leaders. You will have the opportunity to interact with various stakeholders - from the government to local community members as well as businesses, to understand how successful conservation happens when people come together.
Internships are available all year round. Applicants will be required to go through a selection process and would need to commit to a minimum period of three months. The Internship Program is open to students who are currently enrolled in universities or polytechnics in Singapore.
The job description and application process for each internship is found within the links for each position. Please click on the links to find out more:
Working under the Senior Director of the International Blue Carbon Institute and working with colleagues based in the Asia-Pacific Field Division and globally, the intern will support Conservation International’s blue carbon research programs in reviewing scientific literature, summarize findings, contribute to research reports or papers, and assist with data collection and analysis. The intern will play a pivotal role advancing our applied blue carbon research initiatives and programs.
Working with the Terrestrial Conservation Officer and Conservation International’s team in New Caledonia, the intern will support the local government and stakeholders by planning bushfire management projects and monitoring the effectiveness and impact of these programs.
Freshwater Data Analysis Intern (POSITION FILLED)
Working with the Director of Hydroinformatics based in Singapore, Conservation International’s Global Freshwater Science team and Asia-Pacific Field Division, the intern will support regional analysis of freshwater ecosystems as well as site-specific analysis from hydrological models and field surveys, and review framework for serving analysis results in an interactive manner.
Geospatial Analysis and REDD+ Intern (POSITION FILLED)
Working with the Senior Director of Carbon Development based in Singapore, the intern will have the opportunity to work alongside Conservation International’s team in Cambodia and the Philippines to support landcover classification map development and build a radar-based forest disturbance alert system within the project sites.
Working with the Senior Director of Carbon Development based in Singapore, the intern will have the opportunity to work alongside Conservation International’s team in the Asia-Pacific to support the development of machine-learning algorithms for land cover classification, assess the accuracy of land cover maps, and validate land cover classification outputs throughout priority sites such as the Philippines.
Working with the Asia-Pacific Regional Counsel, the intern will have opportunities to learn about Conservation International's work in more than 10 countries in the Asia-Pacific and the role of the General Counsel's Office in advancing the organization’s mission and will assist to advise, implement, and monitor best in class delivery of legal services.
Marketing and Communications Intern (POSITION FILLED)
Working with the Communications Manager based in Singapore, the intern will have opportunities to learn about Conservation International's work in more than 10 countries in the Asia-Pacific, marketing techniques that can help increase conservation-related behavior, the role of communications in supporting conservation goals, and interact with people across different areas of expertise.
Working with the Senior Manager of Youth and Community Engagement based in Singapore, the intern will have the opportunity to work alongside other youth interested in nature conservation and sustainability and support the creation of a platform that amplifies the voice of youth in Singapore and highlights concrete, youth-led activities to address climate change.
Since 2017, 60 students have contributed to our field conservation, science, communications, and research efforts in Cambodia, Hong Kong, Indonesia, New Caledonia, the Philippines, Samoa, Singapore, and Timor-Leste.
Conservation International's internship program offers Singapore students first-hand experience to support conservation efforts across the Asia-Pacific. Since 2017, 55 students have contributed to our field conservation, science, communications and research efforts in Cambodia, Hong Kong, Indonesia, New Caledonia, the Philippines, Samoa, Singapore and Timor-Leste.