Winter Internship Opportunity at Wildlife Crime Control Bureau, MOEF&CC, Delhi: Applications Open!3 min read

The Wildlife Crime Control Bureau (WCCB) invites applications from students/researchers for its winter internship opportunity under the statutory body.
About the Department of WCCB
Wildlife Crime Control Bureau (WCCB) is a statutory body established by the Government of India under the Ministry of Environment, Forest, and Climate Change to combat organized wildlife crime.
The Wild Life (Protection) Amendment Act, 2006 provisions came into force on 4 September 2006. It became operational in the year 2008.
About the Internship Opportunity
Internship at Wildlife Crime Control Bureau provides an excellent opportunity for students/researchers to familiarize themselves with various issues related to wildlife & the functioning of the Wildlife Crime Control Bureau.
Under the internship program, the intern shall have an orientation session on the organization and would be assigned specific areas of work. They shall report to and work under the close supervision of the Head of Department.
The nature of work may be to collect & consolidate data on wildlife crimes or carry out any other task entrusted to them under the directions of the Head of Department.
Duration of Internship
• The Internship Programme in Wildlife Crime Control Bureau will be conducted in 2-phase in a year, during the summer & winter vacations of colleges.
• Summer Internship: During the month of May & June.
• Winter Internships: During the month of December & January.
• Each program will be 1-month long commencing from the 1st of the month and concluding at the end of the month.
Eligibility
A. Students pursuing graduation/Post-graduation/Diploma in any of the following subjects.

  1. Any subject related to Wildlife Management/Conservation/Protection.
  2. Zoology
  3. Botany
  4. Law
    B. The applicant should not be in a regular job either in the Public/Private Sector.
    C. The applicant should not be more than 30 years of age.
    D. The applicant should be an Indian Citizen.
    How to Apply?
    Interested students may apply only in the prescribed format given in Annexure.
    The application must contain a recommendation of the Head of Institute on official letterhead from the academic institution where the candidate is pursuing his/her studies.
    The Application in the prescribed format complete in all respects may be sent by post to reach:
    The Additional Director,
    Wildlife Crime Control Bureau,
    2nd floor, Trikoot-I,
    Bhikaji Cama Place, New Delhi-110066.
    The envelope carrying application should be superscribed ‘Application for Internship for Month/Year‘.
    Deadline: The application should reach this office 5 weeks before the proposed date of commencement of the internship.
    Documents Required
    The application must contain/be accompanied with:
  5. Duly Filled Application Form
  6. Copy of self-attested two proof of identity one being Aadhar Card
  7. Curriculum Vitae
  8. Recommendation letter of the Head of Institution in official Letterhead
  9. Self-attested certificates of educational qualifications etc. mentioned in the application form
    Selection Procedure
    • The application received will be scrutinized by the Selection Committee and the selected candidate will be intimated accordingly.
    • The composition of the Selection Committee shall be decided by the Additional Director.
    • While selecting the candidates for the internship, the selection committee shall give due importance to the academic performance of the applicant.
    • The meeting of the selection committee shall be held two times a year.
    • The decision of the Selection Committee shall be final and binding and no queries in this regard shall be entertained.
    • The Wildlife Crime Control Bureau’s Headquarters is a Delhi and its five Regional offices are at Delhi, Mumbai, Chennai, Kolkata & Jabalpur, and sub-regional offices at Cochin & Guwahati. The intern may be attached to any of the offices.


Certificate of Internship
Issuance of a Certificate by the Wildlife Crime Control Bureau to intern is subject to the following:
• Satisfactory completion of the internship
• Submission of a report on completion of the internship.
Click here for the official information on the WCCB Internship.
Click here for the application form

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