UNFCCC– UNU Early Career Climate Fellowship Programme

Fellowship Opportunity
Posted 3 years ago

The UNFCCC– UNU Early Career Climate Fellowship  Programme offers young people from developing countries a unique opportunity to start their career at the interface between international climate policy development and research.

UNU Early Career Climate Fellowship may last from six months to two years, and Fellows will be selected based on their skills and backgrounds vis-à-vis the needs of UNU and UNFCCC.

Upon completion of the UNFCCC–UNU Early Career Climate Fellowship Programme, the Early Career Climate Fellows will be able to work in their home countries or internationally, deploying the valuable experience and insights they have gained in Bonn. Academically outstanding young graduates from developing countries who are in early stages of their career, especially women from least developed countries, are encouraged to apply.

Venue: United Nations University Bonn
Level of Study: University degree
Nationality Eligible: Least developed countries

UNU Early Career Climate Fellowship Requirements:

  • Applicants must be enrolled in their final term or have recently graduated with top marks plus other indicators of academic excellence from an advanced university degree programme (masters or doctorate) in the environment, climate change, communications, international relations or a related field.
  • No professional experience is required, but candidates with up to two years of experience can be considered.
  • Applicants should display a strong interest in the interface between international climate policy development and research. Furthermore, applicants should be highly motivated to work and learn in a multicultural and interdisciplinary environment. Strong written and spoken English skills are particularly important to participate in the programme.
  • Qualified women candidates and candidates from least developed countries are especially encouraged to apply.

Required documents:
A completed application packet consists of the following documents:
A cover letter setting out how the qualifications, experience and future career goals match the requirements of the programme, a completed and signed Personal History Form (P11) and a CV.

Please send your files as single PDF documents and name them as follows:

  • P11_First name_Surname
  • Statement of motivation
  • CV_First name_Surname

UNU Early Career Climate Fellowship 
Application: Applications must be sent via email to climatefellows@ehs.unu.edu

Application Deadline: 2018•02•28


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