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The Global Green Growth Institute (GGGI) is a treaty-based international, inter-governmental organization dedicated to supporting and promoting strong, inclusive and sustainable economic growth in developing countries and emerging economies. To learn more please visit about GGGI web page.

The Global Green Growth Institute internship program provides a unique learning opportunity for students and recent graduates from diverse academic backgrounds. The program is designed for talented and motivated individuals skilled in areas relevant to GGGI’s operations. The program allows selected candidates to gain insight into the work of the Institute and provides assistance and training in various professional fields in a multicultural environment. We encourage qualified women and men, in particular, nationals of developing countries, with diverse professional, academic, and cultural backgrounds to apply.


We are looking for a talented individual to work with us in the Waste Unit of the GGGI Lao PDR Country Program, with a focus on providing technical support to the team in promoting the waste-to-resource approach, a circular economy transition, sustainable finance and green investments in Lao PDR.

The assignment will include the followings but not limited to:

  • Contribute to the technical advisory works on the green investment mobilize for the government and private sector;
  • Support the completion of each deliverable in the timely manner;
  • Work under a supervision and guidance of a team leader;
  • Conduct the preliminary research on the circular economy and green investment in Lao PDR;
  • Coordinate with the public and private counterparts including the Lao Securities Commission Office, potential bond issuers, commercial banks, and potential investors;
  • Engage with various stakeholders and government officials associated with GGGI’s in-country operations and administration;
  • Support the translation of official documents from Lao to English and vice versa;
  • Organize meetings, workshops, and other logistics as required;
  • Assist in conducting research for a potential project in green finance and investment.
  • Occasionally support the other activities of the Waste Unit including coordinating, organizing and attending convening meetings,

Applicants to the GGGI internship program must at the time of application meet the following requirements:

  • Be enrolled in a Bachelor’s (final year) or Master’s prior to internship assignment, or a recent graduate within the last 12 months.
  • Be engaged or recently engaged in academic study in a field directly related to the Institute’s work.
  • Possess an excellent command of English.
  • Enrolled in / recent graduate from a bachelor’s degree including but not limited to Business Administration, Accounting, Finance, Economics, International Relations;
  • Experience in but not limited to internship, voluntary works, project administration, secretariat, accounting/finance assistance, workshop /travel arrangement;
  • Excellent command on spoken and written English and Lao.


  • Applications submitted after the deadline will not be considered.
  • GGGI evaluates applications based on: eligibility requirements, relevance of academic study and work experience (if any); and the level of interest and motivation to contribute to development work.
  • Due to high volume of applications, only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.



Duration: The internship program is for at least four months and up to six months. Once selected, interns must begin your internship either prior to or within 12 months of graduation.

Stipend: GGGI interns receive a monthly stipend of USD $500 per month (unless agreed to be funded by sponsoring institutions). All costs related to travel, insurance, accommodation, and living expenses must be borne by either the interns themselves or sponsoring institutions.

Visa: GGGI will provide a supporting letter for visa. Interns will be responsible for obtaining and financing the necessary visas.

Travel: Intern will arrange and finance their travel to the internship location.

Medical Insurance: Interns must present proof of valid medical insurance to GGGI upon returning the signed internship contract.

Confidentiality: Interns must keep confidential any and all unpublished information obtained during the course of the internship and may not publish any documents based on such information.

Academic Credit: Interns may get academic credit from their institution of higher education for the internship. Interns need to check with their university to confirm their academic credit policy for internships.

Working Hours: interns are expected to work during normal working hours. Leave should be pre-approved by the Intern Manager, and the latter should inform the Office of HR accordingly.

Learning Outcomes: before completion of the internship, Intern Managers are expected to review the learning outcomes with the intern.

Certificate: provided upon successful completion of the internship, upon request.

Child protection – GGGI is committed to child protection, irrespective of whether any specific area of work involves direct contact with children. GGGI’s Child Protection Policy is written in accordance with the Convention on the Rights of the Child.
Vientiane, Laos
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