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CRM Specialist with Local Government Unit (LGU)

Statut : Comblé
Organisation : Fisheries and Marine Institute of Memorial University of Newfoundland
Acronyme : MI
Type : Établissement d'enseignement
Mandat : The Marine Institute's mission statement is "to foster economic development in strategic marine sectors of the Newfoundland economy, particularly the fishery and offshore development, and to enable Newfoundlanders to participate in the marine industry, nationally and internationally." MI International who manages the Global Graduate Placement Program is the international arm of MI. It's mission is "to enhance the capacity of the Marine Institute and its community partners to participate effectively in a global society and economy."
Adresse : 155 Ridge Road
St. John’s, Newfoundland and Lab,
A1C 5R3
FAX: (709) 778-0371
Veuillez visiter le site Internet de l'organisation offrant ce stage pour connaître ses exigences avant de lui envoyer votre curriculum vitae.
Personne ressource : Elsie Critch
Courriel : elsie.critch@mi.mun.ca
Pays : Philippines
Ville : Puerto Princesa City
Secteur : Destination plurisectorielle ou transversale
Description du stage : WPU is extensively involved in research and extension activities ranging from biodiversity and fisheries/coastal resource management. Beneficiaries of projects are the local government units, private entities, Non-Government Organizations, and local communities.

In Canada
The intern will undertake extensive predeparture preparation prior to their overseas posting including: research of host organization and country; health assessment /immunizations, travel arrangements and accommodations; access to intern resource centre/library; and one week prior to departure, all interns meet at MI for briefings. During the week, the interns will undertake consultations with former interns, faculty members, and expats; and participate in a three-day predeparture briefing conducted by The Centre for Intercultural Learning (CIL). This briefing includes: cross-cultural effectiveness (e.g. communicating with difficult people, emotional intelligence); culture shock awareness; personal and professional career planning and goal setting; health and safety; gender issues related to local context; international and country development issues; presentations to one another; and group work. Interns are trained in results based management and report writing. Interns are provided contact information for host organization and supervisor to allow for introductions, delineation of duties, and expression of desired outcomes or expectations prior to departure. Interns are also matched with a network of local/national/ international contacts within their field.

This internship will generally assess the capability of some local government units in the management of their coastal resources and fisheries in the province. How do the local government fair in managing their respective coastal areas? This assessment is anchored on the devolution of powers to mange the coastal areas to local governments in the Philippines. The job will include identification of indicators wherein the criteria for the assessment could be based, may ranked identified municipalities in terms of coastal resource management (CRM) practices, and evaluate whether the identified municipalities are really ready/competent to carry out efficient CRM in their areas. The intern will give his own recommendations and opinions on the topic. The intern will be engaged in some travel within the province to directly or indirectly involve himself in CRM projects.
Organisation d'accueil : Western Philippines University
Détails au sujet de l'organisation d'accueil : The Western Philippines University (WPU) is mandated by the Philippine Government to perform four main functions: 1) academic instruction, 2) research, 3) extension work, and 4) production. The Western Philippines University has the distinction of being the second University in terms of research, following the University of the Philippines in Los Banos, Laguna. The Bachelor of Science in Fisheries Program of the University, which is based at Puerto Princesa City has been the Center of Excellence, as awarded by the Commission on Higher Education, for Fisheries Education for the Region since 1999. The University is still enjoying the status until present. The Fisheries and the Aquatic Biology programs of the University is known both in Palawan and across the other regions of the country for their research and extension works on biodiversity conservation and coastal resource management.