Environmental/Climate Change Internships
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Location: Stanton, CA, USA
University: Imperial College London
Major: Global Environmental Change and Policy

Environmental/Climate Change Internships

Nasreen Sayed
 
Summary
Proactive and goal-oriented professional with unique experiences in international and environmental development.

Skills
• Microsoft Office
• Data analysis
• Research abilities
• Reports generation and analysis
• Strategic and critical thinking
• Communication
• Quick learner
• Productive under pressure
• Environmental policy
• Climate change
• Sustainability
• Environmental Justice

Experience

Research Intern (Remote) 08/2017 to 10/2018
Women's Earth and Climate Action Network Oakland, California
• Pointed research and data collection on issues rooted in a climate justice framework for the Women Speak Project.


Environmental Associate - Climate Change Division 11/2017 to 05/2018
Is-Development Bank Jeddah, Saudi Arabia
Working with other Multilateral Development Banks, including World Bank, Inter-American Development Bank and Asian Development Bank:
• Developed a risk categorization framework.
• Supported mainstreaming climate change into the Bank's activities. 
• Ensured projects are climate standard compliant.
• Calculated IsDB's climate change finance contribution.
• Marked opportunities for assisting member countries with the implementation of their climate change targets.


Consultant 06/2013 to 12/2016
Mine Clearance Planning Agency Kabul, Afghanistan
• Planned and prepared workshops for land-mine education.
• Identified and addressed the gaps in assessing the social, economic and environmental impacts of landmines nationally.
• Advised on and developed gender inclusive strategies to raise awareness for mine-risk reduction.
• Reviewed MCPA's victim assistance policies for consistency with national level policies.


Administrative Assistant 09/2014 to 06/2015
American University of Sharjah Sharjah, United Arab Emirates
• Provided logistical support and performed clerical and administrative work.
• Handled student and public relation inquiries.
• Organized and maintained electronic and paper file systems.


Environment and Energy Intern 06/2014 to 08/2014
United Nations Development Programme Pretoria, South Africa
• Analyzed and prepared project implementation reviews.
• Collected and evaluated data relating to renewable energy, energy access and security.
• Liaised with partners in the Department of Energy and Environmental Affairs to ensure project success and maintain client relations.


Research 12/2012 to 01/2013
United Nations Development Programme Khartoum, Sudan
• Short-term research on humanitarian and recovery linkages.
• Explored linkages between emergency response and long term sustainable development policy.


Education and Training

Master of Science: Environmental Technology 2016
Imperial College London London, United Kingdom
Specialization in Global Environmental Change and Policy

Bachelor of Arts: International Studies 2015
American University of Sharjah Sharjah, United Arab Emirates
Minors: History and Middle Eastern Studies

Leadership and Volunteer Activities

Citizens' Climate Lobby
• October 2018- Present:   Core Volunteer

Catholic Charities Diocese of Arlington (Migration and Refugee Services), Virginia, USA
• March 2017- August 2017:   Translator and Health Liaison Volunteer

United Nations Development Programme
• March 2014- March 2015:   Outreach and Logistics Support Volunteer.  

Model United Nations
• September 2014 - May 2015:  Director of Community Outreach and United

Nations Development Programme Committee
• September 2013 - May 2014:  Assistant Director Logistics Team and General

Assembly 3 Committee  
• September 2012 - May 2013:  Research Assistant Human Rights Council

Office of Development and Alumni Affairs  
• September 2014 - June 2015:  Senior Student Ambassador

American University of Sharjah Cultural Clubs  
• September 2012 - May 2013:  President of ACC

Student Association United Kingdom, London, UK  
• September 2015 - August 2016:  Public Relations Officer

Sustainability, Climate Change, Environment, Recycling, Environmental Planner, renewable energy