MAHA Department of Environment and Climate Change, Government of Maharashtra offers internship opportunities under its 2021-22 climate scholarship program.
Under the leadership of Aaditya Thackeray, Minister of Tourism and Environment in the Government of Maharastra, the department opened a total of 20 positions for a six-month internship. He now invites applications from graduates, postgraduates and researchers enrolled in a recognized university or institution in India or abroad.
Aaditya Thackeray, Minister of Tourism and environment for the government of Maharastra [Image Credit: Twitter]
During the internship, candidates will receive exposure to the operation of the Environment and Climate Change Department of MAHA, understand its different units, help international coalitions on climate change, and more. The aim is to give participants the opportunity to learn and lead.
âWith the changing landscape of our globe and with young people more interested in the subject of climate change, the young and the better informed are ready to act for our Mother Nature. I am extremely pleased that our government is able to offer such internship opportunities to young people. As interns, these young students will be part of Maharashtra’s Climate Action Program, where they will spend time understanding what we do and have the chance to work with us, as we create a strong roadmap for it. ‘State,’ Aaditya Thackeray, Minister of Environment, Government of Maharashtra, said in a statement.
The program was designed to focus on waste management, biodiversity, renewable energy, water conservation and social awareness on climate change in more than 3,500 urban and rural local communities in Maharashtra.
For more details on the internship program, interested candidates can visit the official website. The last registration date for the program is August 31, 2021.