Position: Urban Agriculture & Green Infrastructure
Organization: GBP Consulting
Location: Canada (remotely) & Sao Paulo, Brazil
Term: July - December 2019
Pay: Flight, accommodations, more (see below)
Eligibility: 30 or younger, Canadian... (see below)
GBP Consulting, a Vancouver-based environmental consulting firm, is working with Cidade Precisa de Você (CPV), a Brazilian NGO dedicated to developing and re-habilitating community and public spaces. CPV was recently awarded a grant from the Brazil Foundation to implement several interventions to increase the community members’ engagement with a local park, Jardim Damasceno, in São Paulo, Brazil. GBP Consulting (in co-operation with CPV) has been tasked with designing and implementing improvements to the urban landscape in Jardim Damasceno.
GBP Consulting is currently seeking two (2) Urban Agriculture & Green Infrastructure Interns who will support GBP Consulting’s Director and Project Manager in the research, development, implementation, monitoring and evaluation of the urban agricultural and green infrastructure component of the project (i.e., urban farming, green infrastructure, rainwater management, and planting of trees and vegetation).
Duties and Responsibilities:
The ideal candidate has:
Internship location: Canada (work remotely part-time during pre- and post-internship posting for 7 weeks) & São Paulo, Brazil (3 days a week, for 13 weeks)
Internship duration: July - December 2019
Pay: Flight, accommodations, local travel (project-related only) and cell phone credit will be paid for. Additionally, interns will receive a small monthly stipend during the Brazil portion of the internship. However, interns will be required to pay for their own food, medical insurance and incidentals. They will be required to prove that they have sufficient funds to cover these expenses while abroad.
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Current status: Open/apply now. Date posted: Jun 24 2019 ID: 53997