I feel that someone should draw attention to the Age Discrimination Act (
http://www.hreoc.gov.au/age/about_age.html) - such an advert would I think
be illegal in Australia.
On 20 January 2012 09:18, Carl Clifford <> wrote:
> Sorry also about the double cross post, but there may be some young
> professional out there who may be interested.
> Carl Clifford
> Begin forwarded message:
> From: "Mundkur, Taej" <>
> Date: 20 January 2012 4:37:39 AM
> To: Oriental Birding
> Subject: [OB] FW: [Ramsar CEPA] Vacancy at Ramsar Secretariat for
> Intern/Assistant for Asia/Oceania Region
> Sorry for cross postings.
> FYI, great opportunity to support wetland conservation; see advert below.
> With best wishes,
> Taej Mundkur, Ph.D.
> Programme Manager - Flyways, Wetlands International Headquarters
> Visiting address: Horapark 9 (2nd floor), 6717 LZ Ede, The Netherlands
> Office Tel: +31 318 660910 (Direct 660940), Cell: +31 614987324 Fax: +31
> 318 660950
> Skype: taejmundkur
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> Subject: [Ramsar CEPA] Vacancy at Ramsar Secretariat for Intern/Assistant
> for Asia/Oceania Region
> Greetings Everyone:
> The Ramsar Secretariat welcomes applications for the position of
> Intern/Assistant Advisor for the Asia/Oceania region, a 12-month posting
> (possibly extendable up to 18 months) in the Ramsar Secretariat in
> Switzerland to begin on 1 June 2012.
> IUCN, the International Union for Conservation of Nature, provides
> administrative services for the Ramsar Convention, and more information and
> online application for this post is available on the IUCN website at:
> Here is a checklist of Ramsar's requirements for this position:
> * You are under 30 years old.
> * You have a university degree (preferably a post-graduate qualification)
> in a subject relevant to wetland conservation and sustainable use, such as,
> biology, hydrology, marine sciences, natural resources management, land use
> planning, geography or anthropology/sociology.
> * You are a national of countries in Asia or Oceania and have lived most
> of your life in the region.
> * You have perfect fluency in English, written and spoken. Knowledge of
> French would be an advantage.
> The deadline for applications is 16 February 2012.
> Note: A candidate should SUBMIT HIS/HER APPLICATION ONLINE, USING THE LINK
> ABOVE. No other method of application will be considered.
> Best regards, The Ramsar Secretariat
> [cid: HAILS
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