intern in wildlife and environmental conservation

Internship in wildlife and environment conservation

Give a good outset to your conservation career by joining Internship in wildlife and environment conservation project of FDIP. The aim of project is to improve conservation and sustainable development initiatives in Nepal. Interns will live among some of Nepal's spectacular wildlife while working on a team expedition to complete projects that better life on the sanctuary. They will make connections within the local community and conservation institutions. Interns are welcome to assist in this exciting and rewarding program.

Conservation project generally has three aspects:

Wildlife conservation: This project is executed mainly in Sanctuaries and National Parks. Working with wild animal breeding farm, endangered animal research and mammal/birds/reptiles/aquatic life survey belongs to this aspect of conservation works.

Natural resource conservation: Interns will be working with conservation bodies working in Nepal for natural resource management, renewable of alternative resource implementation and resource utilization awareness. Interns can also participate for their research works on natural resource and conservation education in various institutions of Nepal.

Environment conservation project: Global warming and climate change is a global issue from few years. Both developed and developing countries are have been suffering with the environmental issues. Nepal is also struggling with soil, water and air pollution from last few years. As a intern of FDIP you will be joining hands with few active environmental conservation groups of Nepal to assist them with their mission. You will be participating in activities like collecting rubbishes ( glass, plastic , cans ) , river cleaning projects , environmental awareness and education campaigns and community activities.


Registration fee US$ 175

Program fee

1 week US$300
2 weeks US$400
3 weeks US$500
4 weeks US$600
5 weeks US$700
6 weeks US$800
7 weeks US$900
8 weeks US$1,000
9 weeks US$1,100
10 weeks US$1,200
11 weeks US$1,300
12 weeks US$1,400

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* Fees for the group interns will be decided by our project officer depending on the size and nature of group.

  • Registration fee include
  • Volunteer FDIP staff support
  • Communication,marketing and web cost of FDIP
  • Arrangement of host family or placement.
  • Program fee include
  • Transportation from airport to placement
  • Orientation cost of volunteer
  • Contribution to host family
  • Food and accomodation
  • Emergency support
  • Program fee exclude
  • Airfares and visa charge
  • Travel Insurance
  • Bevarages extra food and laundry
  • Recreational activities
  • Any other personal needs
  • Daily transportations

Skills and Qualifications to Intern

Applicants should demonstrate some participation in environmental and wildlife conservation studies of activities. Applicant are appreciated if they are familiar or interested in environmental issues.


2 days long orientation is held by our local staffs in Kathmandu. Interns are introduced to basic Nepali language and greets, meanwhile they are also informed about the custom, ritual, safety, travel guidance and all the dos and don'ts in the Nepali Society.

Your Week as a Intern

First day: On the first day you'll be briefed about the project and you will be ushered to the project location by our field officer.

Weekdays: In weekdays interns will be solely engaged in project. Daily schedule will be as follows

Morning: Breakfast ( As provided by homestay)

Daybreak: Internship placement

Evening: Back to homstay for dinner and rest

Food & Accommodation

Interns will be received at airport by our local staff. Interns are accommodated in our hostel for 2 days till the orientation. Interns are then accommodated at homestays.

You will be provided basic living standard with clean room, pure drinking water, hygienic food, bathroom and shower. Interns might share their room with other co-intens.Local meal in Nepal is Daal Bhaat, consisting of beans curry( daal),steamed rice(bhaat), vegetables, pickles and occassionally chicken or meat.

If you have any health issue and special dietary requirements please inform us while applying for the project. It will be tried to fulfill your all hygienic and nutritional requirement in meal but as a volunteer we will also be expecting some flexibility from you.

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