2020 World Forest Institute International Fellowship Program – Application deadline October 15, 2019

- Bachelor’s degree in the field of forestry, natural resources, or other related degree (e.g. architects working with wood products) and 3 to 5 years of relevant work experience. - Proficiency in English, both written and spoken. Must be able to comprehend, communicate, and present on a professional level in English using natural resources technical vocabulary. - At least 21 years of age. - Submit an initial project/research proposal with the following components: - A clear research topic (e.g. urban forest inventory, biomass supply-chain, carbon policy, forestry regulation, conservation finance…) - Identified essential questions that the project/research will address (e.g. how to collect data in an urban forest, how to quantity biomass production, how to work with key stakeholders, how to map decision-making processes, how to identify successful projects and funding…) - Organizations and people proposed to meet and/or collaborate with in the Pacific Northwest to answer the project/research questions - A plan to implement lessons learned (e.g. host a seminar, write and/or publish a paper, start a new organization or method…) - Ability to be self-motivated, to work independently towards a clear research goal or output, and to work with colleagues from diverse backgrounds

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World Forestry Center

Inspiring Champions of Sustainable Forestry

Job Description

The award-winning World Forest Institute (WFI) International Fellowship program brings natural resource professionals from around the world to our World Forestry Center headquarters in Portland, Oregon USA. The WFI International Fellowship is a 6-month professional development program designed to help you take your career to the next level. You will join a global cohort of professionals in weekly study tours around the Pacific Northwest learning how natural resources are managed in this part of the world. You will conduct interviews with experts in your field of study and visit people and places that will advance your knowledge and skills. Fellows return home with new ideas and new motivation to create change in their home countries.

We are looking for motivated mid-career professionals with 3- 5 years of relevant work experience who want to explore, expand their knowledge and networks, and engage with others in forestry/ natural resource management. Fellowships are open to any country, including U.S. citizens. The Fellowship program offers partial scholarships through the Harry A. Merlo Foundation, but applicants must be able to cover at least 50% of the program fee ($5,000). Over two decades, 148 Fellows from 47 countries have participated to date. The Fellowship term is 6-months with a non-negotiable start date of April 6, 2020. Application deadline is Oct 15, 2019. (Promotional Video)

Scholarships available based on qualifications and need!!

- Bachelor’s degree in the field of forestry, natural resources, or other related degree (e.g. architects working with wood products) and 3 to 5 years of relevant work experience. - Proficiency in English, both written and spoken. Must be able to comprehend, communicate, and present on a professional level in English using natural resources technical vocabulary. - At least 21 years of age. - Submit an initial project/research proposal with the following components: - A clear research topic (e.g. urban forest inventory, biomass supply-chain, carbon policy, forestry regulation, conservation finance…) - Identified essential questions that the project/research will address (e.g. how to collect data in an urban forest, how to quantity biomass production, how to work with key stakeholders, how to map decision-making processes, how to identify successful projects and funding…) - Organizations and people proposed to meet and/or collaborate with in the Pacific Northwest to answer the project/research questions - A plan to implement lessons learned (e.g. host a seminar, write and/or publish a paper, start a new organization or method…) - Ability to be self-motivated, to work independently towards a clear research goal or output, and to work with colleagues from diverse backgrounds

To apply for this job email your details to sduery@worldforestry.org

Apply using webmail: Gmail / AOL / Yahoo / Outlook

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