04. January 2019

3 offres de stage au WWF-France: Finance verte, relations internationales et développement et alimentation

Dans le cadre du programme de bourses Carlo-Schmidt de l'Office Allemand d'Echanges universitaire (DAAD-CSP) le WWF France, en coopération avec le WWF Allemagne, recherche au sein de la Direction des Programmes un(e) stagiaire Chargé(e) de Projet internationaux, un(e) stagiaire Chargé(e) d'Alimentation et Agriculture durables et un(e) stagiaire Chargé(e) Finance verte.  

3 offres de stage au WWF-France: Finance verte, relations internationales et développement et responsabilité sociétale des entreprises

Le WWF-France, en coopération avec le programme de bourses Carlo-Schmidt de l’Office Allemand d’Echanges universitaires (DAAD-CSP) et le WWF-Allemagne propose trois postes de stage à partir de septembre 2019:

Des descriptions détaillées des trois offres de stages (en anglais) sont présentés ci-dessous.

Internship positions with WWF-France in Green Finance and International Relations & Development

WWF-France, in cooperation with the German Academic Exchange Service’s Carlo-Schmidt Programme (DAAD-CSP) and WWF-Germany is currently offering 3 internship positions for German nationals, starting September 2019:

Detailed descriptions of the three internship positions are provided below.

How to apply

Applications should be made directly through DAAD’s online platform before Friday 15 February 2019.

Only German nationals can apply for this internship programme.

More detailed information, including an internships grant database  and a document providing answers to Frequently-Asked-Questions (FAQ), are available from DAAD-CSP’s website.  

DAAD-CSP’s selection process

Applicants who pass the initial screening process will be invited for a face-to-face interview in Bonn, Germany, during the period from 27-29 May 2019.

Successful applicants will be able to start their internships in September 2019.  The DAAD-CSP will cover an internship allowance (850 euros/month for students who have already completed their Bachelor degree and 1375 euros/month for young professionals who have already completed their master’s degree) plus insurance coverage and a country-specific travel allowance.

Applications should be made exclusively through the DAAD-CSP online platforms.

The deadline for applications is Friday 15 February 2019.

More information on the the Carlo Schmid Programme and the selection process are provided on the following website: or by contacting the DAAD/CSP programme (see contact details below). Applicants should refrain from contacting WWF directly.

DAAD    Studiensstiftung des deutschen Volkes
Hilde Mönch
Tel.: +49 (0) 228 882-598
Lisa Wilden
Tel.: +49 (0) 228 882-8659
(Fragen zu Bewerbung, Auswahlverfahren und Stipendium)

Referat ST 41
Kennedyallee 50
53175 Bonn

[email protected]

World Wide Fund for Nature (France)

World Wide Fund for Nature (WWF France) is the French national office of the WWF network, one of the world’s largest conservation organizations with over 5 million supporters worldwide and working in more than 100 countries.

WWF works to stop the degradation of the planet's natural environment and to build a future in which humans live in harmony with nature by protecting global biological diversity, ensuring that the use of natural resources is sustainable and promoting the reduction of pollution and wasteful consumption.

WWF-France, 35-37 rue Baudin 93310 Le Pré Saint-Gervais (Paris), France,

Food & Agriculture (Reference No.: WWF1)

WWF France is seeking an intern for its sustainable agriculture program. WWF’s sustainable agriculture program seeks to encourage a meaningful shift in agricultural production impacts with a strong focus on imported deforestation embedded in agricultural products:

  • Promote ambitious political momentum and corporate commitments on imported deforestation;
  • Mobilize and assist WWF corporate partners and external companies to eliminate imported deforestation from their supply chains ;
  • Support WWF engagement in the biofuels debate.

The intern will support WWF France’s advocacy campaigns and engagement of the business sector on sustainable agriculture production and imported deforestation. More specifically, the intern will conduct research and drive coordination efforts to support WWF France’s campaigns in close coordination with WWF’s international network of practitioners on agriculture and deforestation (notably Europe, Brazil, Malaysia and Congo Basin area):

  • Imported deforestation.
    Promote an ambitious implementation of France’s newly released “National Strategy against Imported Deforestation” and related European initiatives through WWF’s active involvement with governments (e.g. Amsterdam declarations) and companies. Follow WWF’s network developments (especially with WWF EU practitioners) and conduct strategic monitoring on deforestation issues and tools.
  • Assist WWF corporate partners and prospects in eliminating deforestation.
    Contribute to studies linked to companies’ supply chains (e.g. soy footprint, traceability of commodities, etc.). Assist them in developing tools aiming at identifying risky commodities and eliminating deforestation embedded in their supply chains. Conduct studies on new issues linked to imported deforestation (e.g. cocoa or biofuels).
  • Biofuels.
    Contribute to the development WWF France and WWF network position on 1st and 2nd generation biofuels by conducting specific research and watch. In partnership with WWF (France and EU) forest, advocacy and climate practitioners, advocate for ambitious sustainability criteria for biofuels within the EU directive on renewable energy (RED 2) and French regulations.

Green Finance (Reference No.: WWF2)

Reference No.: WWF2

WWF France is seeking an intern for its green finance programme.
WWF’s green finance programme seeks to encourage a meaningful shift in Finance to achieve WWF Global Goals by:

  • Improving integration of environmental risks.
  • Encouraging finance to deliver greater investment for sustainable development.
  • Using the influence of finance in turn to drive sustainable practices through the rest of the economy.

The intern will support WWF France’s advocacy campaigns and goals in the area of green finance. More specifically, the intern will conduct research and drive coordination efforts to support WWF’s international advocacy campaigns in close coordination with WWF’s finance practitioners in other European countries (including Germany) and in Brussels in areas including (but not limited to) the following areas:

  • Regulatory frameworks.
    Promote an ambitious implementation of the European Commission action plan on sustainable finance and related EC legislative proposals on sustainable finance in particular through WWF’s active involvement in the EC Technical Expert Group and subsequent engagement with the future EC Platform on Sustainable Finance convened by the European Commission.
  • Promotion of green finance.
    Contribute to activities conducted by WWF to promote green finance through participation in collective action (green financial centers, science based targets, etc.), bilateral exchanges with financial institutions, media work, events dedicated to WWF donor community...
  • Standardization of practices for the bond market.
    Promote robust, credible, fully-developed and widely accepted standards for green bonds in close collaboration with the Green Bond Principles (GBP), the International Standards Organisation (ISO), the European Commission or other partners whether for corporate bonds, covered bonds (e.g., German Pfandbrief) or public sector issuers (including sovereign bonds).

International Relations and Development (Reference No.: WWF3)

WWF France is seeking an intern for its International relations and development (IRD) programme.
The IRD Programme within WWF France aims at contributing to WWF Network Goals (Wildlife, Forests, Food, Climate and Energy, Oceans), as well as High impact initiatives (HII), through French public donor-funded international projects, which are designed, developed, implemented and managed by WWF France together with WWF Offices in host countries (developing and emerging countries, e.g. Uganda, Madagascar, Vietnam, etc.). Around 8 projects are currently followed by the IRD team, at different stages of the project’s lifespan. Hence the IRD programme main activities include:

  • Developing international environmental projects to be funded by French public donors (French Agency for Development-AFD, French GEF) and the European Union;
  • Influencing and advocating towards French authorities responsible for ODA (Ministry for Europe and Foreign Affairs, AFD, Ministry for Ecological Transition) so as to secure significant French ODA; and
  • Liaising with other WWF offices, both national and country offices, so as to coordinate public funding of international environmental projects across the different OECD countries’ donors and WWF offices.

Within this framework and under the supervision of the International Programmes Officer, the intern will assist the IRD team in:

  • Screening for funding opportunities for international projects to be usefully developed by WWF France and contributing to its overall strategy (in particular in Africa);
  • Designing and developing project proposal documents (in English and French); following implemented projects’ progress, advances, and impacts;
  • Improving the design of a systematic up-to-date system for the oversee of the different projects within the IRD programme (under design, development, implementation, closure, evaluation, etc.).