Internships

CIP offers highly motivated and successful individuals the opportunity to expand their skills while gaining work experience in an international environment.

CIP’s interns participate directly in the on-going research or support an operational unit, under the supervision of qualified professionals.

The research work at CIP covers a wide range of disciplines from biotechnology and molecular biology, to laboratory research and field work.

These appointments may be located at CIP’s Lima headquarters or any of its regional or country offices located in 20 countries worldwide.

Benefits

  • Improve professional skills and knowledge.
  • Expand professional network.
  • Receive coaching from leading scientists.
  • Experience in a multicultural environment.

To be accepted, applicants must fulfill the minimum qualifications indicated below:

International Students

Students should be registered in a university outside of the location where they wish to apply. These internships are not remunerated by CIP; therefore, interns must come with their own funds to cover their needs and show proof of international medical insurance that covers their stay.

Type Description Application Requirements
International Thesis Research student International graduate student completing,his/her PhD or MSc thesis project with CIP
• International student with own funds
• CIP funds bench fees
• Duration: MSc; up to 1 year and PhD; up to 2 years
• Recommendation letter from thesis advisor (advisor or chair of advisory committee)
• Cover letter
• Resume
International Graduate Internship International graduate student
• International student with own funds
• CIP funds bench fees
• Duration: up to 6 months
• Recommendation letter by the professor / college advisor
• Cover letter
• Resume
International Undergraduate Internship • International student with own funds
• CIP funds bench fees
• Duration: up to 3 months
• Recommendation letter by the professor / college advisor
• Cover letter
• Resume

 

National Students

Students should be registered in a university in the location where they wish to apply.

Type Minimum Qualification Application Requirements
National Thesis Research student National graduate student elaborating,his/her PhD or MSc thesis project with CIP
• CIP pays thesis,fees up to $350 (Single payment at the end of the thesis project).
• MSc: up to 1 year (20 hrs/week)
• PhD: up to 2 years (20 hrs/week)
• Recommendation letter from the professor in charge of thesis (advisor or chair of advisory committee)
• Cover letter
• Resume
National Graduate Internship National graduate student pursuing,his/her PhD or MSc.
• CIP funds bench fees
• Time frame: up to 3 months
• Recommendation letter by the professor / college advisor
• Cover letter
• Resume
National Undergraduate Internship (Pre-professional and professional
practice)
As intern1:
• CIP provides a stipend, medical insurance, lunch, transport
• Pre – professional (enrolled student): up to 30,hours / week.
• Professional (Completed studies): up to 40 hours / week.
• Time frame: up to 1 year
• High grade,average.
• Presentation letter by the University.
• Cover letter
• Resume

1. Standard for HQ- Peru; please follow local labor regulations if applied for this type of appointment.

How do I apply?

Thesis Research Students / Graduate Internships (International / National)

1. Application 2. Evaluation 3. Scope of work 4. Invitation Letter 5. Documents
Send application with supporting documents to cip-internships@cgiar.org HR shares application with CIP leaders. If there is a,need, the Hiring Manager will contact the student. Hiring Manager contacts student and discusses the scope,of work for the appointment. When the appointment is approved, CIP will send a,formal invitation to the student. The student will fulfill all requirements before starting,the assignment.

 

Undergraduate Internships (International / National)

1. Application 2. Recruitment 3. Interview 4. Documents
Students apply for the internship,opportunity posted on the website. HR will review and select resumes,according the profile requested. The shortlisted,students will be interviewed by the Hiring Manager. The selected,student will fulfill all requirements before starting,the assignment.

For more information about the academic appointments, please contact us at cip-internships@cgiar.org

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