Be a Part of the Solution
Increase Security And Prosperity For Africa’s People and Wildlife
H.O.P.E. is a leader in providing training, advice and assistance to anti-poaching operations Africa. We seek high performing, self-motivated individuals (including volunteers and interns) interested in growing our organization and increasing security for Africa’s wildlife and people. Competitive candidates will possess more than a desired skill-set but will also thrive in a fast-paced environment and challenging meritocracy where critical thinking, innovation and a growth mindset are highly valued.
Why Work for Us?
H.O.P.E. full-time positions and internships provide individuals with an opportunity to work with America’s leading experts in natural resource management and security to help end Africa’s elephant poaching crisis. Our team provides a fast-paced, intellectually stimulating meritocracy where initiative, critical thinking and innovation are valued and rewarded.
H.O.P.E. interns and volunteers work directly with the team’s senior leadership, engaging in substantive research capable of being applied in an operational context. Interns are also provided opportunities to interact and network with American and African decision-makers, provided career development resources and, in some cases, afforded opportunities to work overseas with foreign counterparts.
H.O.P.E. internships are awarded on a rolling basis and are available to advanced undergraduate students, graduate students and recent graduates with a minimum 3.0 GPA. Veterans are especially encouraged to apply.
H.O.P.E. internships provide students with an opportunity to work with America’s leading experts in natural resource management and security to help deliver solutions to Africa’s poaching crisis.
H.O.P.E. interns work in the following areas:
Social and political studies
Foreign and defense policy
Internships are available for undergraduates, graduate students and postgraduates. All internships are unpaid with flexible work locations and schedules.
The internship experience is enhanced through:
Close working relationships with senior leaders of the H.O.P.E. team
Professional networking and career development resources
Frequent social events that provide an informal environment for interns to network with H.O.P.E. team members, members of the H.O.P.E. Alliance and other partners
Opportunities to engage with U.S. and African decision-makers