Internship: Understanding community perceptions towards conservation in Zambia
Address a key knowledge gap and strengthen WeForest’s projects in Zambia by reviewing the priority topic “What are the factors influencing community perception of conservation resulting in behavioural change in and around protected forest areas?”


The intern will perform a structured literature review to collate and synthesise the existing knowledge on the topic.  The review will focus mainly on findings from Zambia, but could be expanded to other countries in the ecological miombo belt of southern Africa.


  • Currently pursuing a Bachelor’s or a Master’s degree in Biology, Forestry, Ecology, Bio-Engineering, Environmental studies, Sustainable Development, Social Sciences, Geography or equivalent.
  • Writing and presentation skills in English is key;
  • Excellent knowledge of Microsoft Word and PowerPoint;
  • Attention to detail and a sense of responsibility;
  • Good communication in English (written and spoken).


  • Be part of a motivated and highly skilled team in an international environment;
  • Contribute to promoting Forest and Landscape Restoration;
  • We provide a daily allowance to compensate for meal and homeworking expenses.

How to apply

Please send applications in English to with your CV, and a motivation letter by April 12th, 2024. Due to the anticipated high number of applicants, only shortlisted candidates will be contacted for an interview. We thank you in advance for your interest.