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Regional Internship Application


Interns must be citizens of CARICOM and/or CCRIF member countries and must be graduates of a recognized university. They must have completed a course of study in any one of the following key areas of study:

Disaster risk management Management studies with a focus on risk management
Environmental management Environmental economics
Meteorology Geography/geology
Climate studies Actuarial science
Civil engineering  

Preference will be given to candidates who are recipients of a CCRIF-UWI Scholarship or a CCRIF Scholarship.

Candidates applying must have completed their first degree by the closing date of applications or expected to complete their first degree by the beginning of the internship period.

Applicants must be available for a minimum of two months. The internship programme will normally be on a full-time basis. Interns will be expected to work five full days a week in the regional organization that has selected for them, under the supervision of an experienced staff member.


English is the offi­cial lan­guage of CCRIF and therefore all applications must be submitted in English.

Selection of Interns

Selection criteria will include: academic performance, work experience in DRM-related field; proposed contribution of internship to professional and/or academic career and proposed contribution of applicant to host organization.

Contractual Terms

At the beginning of the internship, each intern will be required to sign an internship agreement and the host organization and intern will prepare a work plan for the internship period. At the end of the internship, each intern will be required to prepare an Internship Summary Report whilst each supervisor will be required to complete an evaluation of the intern’s work.

Deadlines for Applications

All applications must be submitted by May 1, 2017.


* Denotes a mandatory field - your submission will not be accepted until all such fields are complete.

  • Please affix your name to each documents to be uploaded. 
  • Names of the uploaded documents must match their contents.

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