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World forest institute offers fellowship programs to professionals worldwide.

 

The World Forest Institute (WFI) Fellowship Program brings young forestry and forest products professionals from around the world to work at the World Forest Institute for 6 to 12 months.

The Fellowship Program offers participants many opportunities, such as:

  • Conducting studies in the Pacific Northwest related to forestry
  • Meeting with many different forestry organizations and corporations
  • Building a network of forestry contacts; and
  • Promoting the dissemination and exchange of information regarding global forest resources and their utilization

For consideration, Fellowship candidates should meet these minimum qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent in the field of forestry, natural resources, or other related degree. Alternatively, candidates with at least four years of forest-related work experience may apply
  • Proficiency in English, both written and spoken
  • At least 21 years of age
  • Initial research proposal on a topic relevant to forestry in the home country. The project should take advantage of forestry in the Pacific Northwest
  • Ability of the Fellow to be self-motivated, to work independently towards a clear research goal or output, and to work with colleagues from diverse backgrounds.

Deadline: Applications are accepted year round.

For further details and application guidelines, see: WFI International Fellowship Program

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