Counter Wildlife Trafficking Intern



Counter Wildlife Trafficking Intern

The Wildlife Conservation Society, founded in 1895, has the clear mission to save wildlife and wild places across the globe. WCS's goal is to conserve the world's largest wild places in 16 priority regions, home to more than 50% of the world's biodiversity. We currently manage about 500 conservation projects in more than 60 countries.

WCS has been working in partnership with the Royal Government of Cambodia since 1999, providing technical advice and support for the conservation of key habitats and species across the country.

The WCS Cambodia program is growing rapidly! We are expanding our family and are looking for applications from qualified candidates to fill the following positions. Detailed job descriptions of the positions are attached.

1. Counter Wildlife Trafficking Intern (1 post) Click Here for Full Job Description

  • Duty Station: Phnom Penh


  • Conduct online research on illegal wildlife trade, in Khmer and other regional languages where possible
  • Conduct regular media scans for news articles related to wildlife trafficking and update WCS’s open source database
  • Produce and help to compile reports and other required outputs on wildlife trafficking
  • Receive training and capacity development as required to fulfil this role, including in research methods, information management and other topics as needed
  • Assist with all other counter‐wildlife trafficking activities as require

WCS provides competitive salary and benefits packages based on educational background and work experiences. Interested candidates are invited to send by email a cover letter together with CV by combining into single PDF file (with expected salary) to Closing date for application is 22nd June 2020. Only short-listed candidates will be notified.


  • The applicant shall clearly state the position for which s/he wishes to apply in the application.

About WCS contact address:

House No. 21 Street 21, Sangkat Tonle Bassac, Khan Chamkarmon, Phnom Penh

Phone: 023 217 205