About the Project
Wildlife Conservation Society-India has initiated a project called Combating Wildlife Trafficking, which seeks to build capacity amongst law enforcement agencies and the judiciary to combat wildlife trafficking in India.
The project aims to improve India’s detection and enforcement agencies’ capacity to investigate, arrest, prosecute, convict and sentence criminal organizations that perpetrate wildlife trafficking. To this end, WCS-India will conduct capacity building workshops for various stakeholders involved in investigation, enforcement and prosecution including the Forest Department, Police, Customs officials, Directorate of Enforcement, public prosecutors, judiciary etc.
No. of positions open
Will be commensurate with experience.
The primary responsibilities of the legal assistant are:
- Assist with creation of curriculum and conducting capacity building workshops for various agencies.
- Conduct research on other aspects of environmental and wildlife law.
- Conduct research to understand conviction rates of wildlife offences in India.
Educational Qualification: B.A/B.B.A, L.L.B.
Interest and passion for wildlife conservation is a must. Preferred if the candidate has done an internship on environmental law.
How to apply
Kindly get in touch with Mridula Vijairaghavan ([email protected]) with your CV and a letter of intent by 25.05.2018, if interested. Please note that applications without a letter of intent will not be entertained.