Tremenda oportunidad: Prácticas de verano en Conservation X Labs ~

13 de abril de 2024

Tremenda oportunidad: Prácticas de verano en Conservation X Labs

 Summer Nature Tech Research Intern, Conservation X Labs

The CEO of Conservation X Labs, Dr. Alex Dehgan, is seeking a full time summer intern (start & end dates flexible) to work on a variety of special projects on capturing state-of-the-art knowledge on extinction research, biodiversity markets, conservation technology, frameworks and metrics coming out of Taskforce on Nature-related Financial Disclosures, Corporate Sustainability Reporting Directive, Nature-Positive Initiatives, Biodiversity Net Gain, and more, and the Monitoring, reporting and verification (MRV) space. 
They will help advance our standing as a leader in the conservation technology space by providing timely, in-depth knowledge across fast moving spaces. They will help synthesize scientific literature, produce landscape and ecosystem conceptual maps of the knowledge space, and integrate findings into Conservation X Labs' thought leadership work. The intern will also help identify and write up case studies for examples of conservation technology and innovation, including looking at failures and successes, and the causes of both. This position will report directly to the CEO, and be managed by CXL's Research Manager. 
The main office of Conservation X Labs is located in Washington, DC, at 1066 31st St NW off of the Chesapeake & Ohio Canal in Georgetown. This position is a paid in-person opportunity based in Washington DC.  
- Pursuing or recently completed an undergraduate degree in biology, conservation, environmental studies, or related degree. 
- Strong research, analysis, writing and communication skills to analyze research and results 
- Passionate about addressing pressing conservation challenges and suggesting solutions
- Smart, capable, and excited to learn
- Self-starter with a track record of working both on teams and independently
- Willing to experiment, fail, and try again
- Excellent organizational and time management skills: ability to prioritize and manage multiple deadlines and maintain a high degree of judgment and attention to detail
- Ability to translate and synthesize ideas, work plans, and scientific and technical information
- Forward thinking, creative, and innovative
Conservation X Labs (CXL) seeks to solve the world’s greatest conservation problems by supporting innovative solutions that address the underlying drivers of extinction. We create solutions to prevent the extinction crisis through developing new technology in our labs, leading innovation competitions, and empowering talented innovators across disciplines to create transformative products that serve people and our planet.

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