For several years, the International Union of Forest Research Organisations (IUFRO), as one of IFSA’s partners, has been offering an internship opportunity to students from IFSA Local Committees. Each year, one (maximum two) student(s) has the opportunity to work at the IUFRO headquarters in Vienna for approximately two months, assisting with diverse projects within IUFRO and getting an insight into the work of an international organisation.

This year, IUFRO are offering an internship position to one eligible IFSA student.

The internship will start on the 1 st of August 2016 and run until the end of September. The tasks of the student intern mostly consist of office work, such as assisting with the preparation of reports, updating of databases and translation of documents. IFSA is able to support the intern(s) with a small stipend to partially cover the subsistence costs in Vienna. The amount varies, depending on the number of interns in a given year. The successful applicants will be informed about the exact amount upon being notified of acceptance.

The intern will be stationed at the IUFRO HQ at Marxergasse 2, Vienna, Austria. Application requirements: In order to apply for this years‘ internship, the following documents should be sent to [email protected] until 30 th June 2016 at 12:00 CET (please note that only students who are currently enrolled in university and are members of an official IFSA Local Committee (LC) can apply.

 Motivation Letter

 Curriculum Vitae (CV)

 letter from LC president confirming that applicant is currently a LC member

 One academic reference (e.g. from a professor or supervisor)

 Certification of enrolment (copy of valid student ID or similar)

Tasks trainees IUFRO HQ-2016 (1)