Intern- Climate

Data Analysis & Technical Research New Delhi, India


Description

Intern- Climate 

Who we are and what we do?

WRI India, an independent charity legally registered as the India Resources Trust, provides objective information and practical proposals to foster environmentally sound and socially equitable development. WRI India’s mission is to move human society to live in ways that protect Earth’s environment and its capacity to provide for the needs and aspirations of current and future generations. Through research, analysis, and recommendations, WRI India puts ideas into action to build transformative solutions to protect the earth, promote livelihoods, and enhance human well-being.
We are inspired by and associated with World Resources Institute (WRI), a global research organization. Currently over 150 researchers are working with WRI India in our offices at Delhi, Mumbai and Bengaluru.

Climate Program Overview

At WRI India’s Climate Program we focus on integrated solutions to enable India’s low carbon transition. Through applied research, tools, hands-on advice, and by tapping our network of global experts, we access what climate policies could enable clean energy transition, what action will enable urban transition and how the outcomes can be just and equitable.
Working at WRI India Climate program offers you the unique opportunity to learn and grow as you collaborate with a diverse set of change agents across India. We seek thoughtful, enterprise-minded, and sensitive individuals who can help us support this transformation and make a positive difference to citizens’ everyday lives.

About your role:

At WRI India’s Climate Program we focus on integrated solutions to enable India’s low carbon transition. Through applied research, tools, hands-on advice, and by tapping our network of global experts, we assess what climate policies could enable such a transition, the implications of low-carbon pathways for the economy and how the outcomes can be just and equitable.
WRI India is seeking an intern for its Climate Program to assist in ongoing research on supporting low carbon policies in India and enabling a just and equitable transition.

How your day will unfold:

• Conduct literature review and data analysis as required to support ongoing projects
• Support engagement with key stakeholders by participating in and supporting proceedings for meetings, workshops and discussions
• Contribute to compelling and persuasive research products, articles, and blogs, and provide research and content development support, as needed
• Provide necessary support in organizing events/conferences/ trainings/webinars that WRI India hosts or participates in
• Perform other tasks as assigned by the Project Lead and Climate Program Director

Qualifications and Requirements we seek:

• Conduct literature review and data analysis as required to support ongoing projects
• Support engagement with key stakeholders by participating in and supporting proceedings for meetings, workshops and discussions
• Contribute to compelling and persuasive research products, articles, and blogs, and provide research and content development support, as needed
• Provide necessary support in organizing events/conferences/ trainings/webinars that WRI India hosts or participates in
• Perform other tasks as assigned by the Project Lead and Climate Program Director
Required Attributes and Credentials:
• Completed or on-going higher education degree in Science, Engineering, Statistics, Data Science, Analytics, Economics, Mathematics, or related subjects.
• Knowledge of the climate change discourse and the key issues for India
• Experience of using Microsoft Excel for analyzing and interpreting data.
• Familiarity and comfort with other Microsoft applications such as powerpoint, word etc.
• Excellent interpersonal skills; good communications and writing skills
• Willingness to engage with the team members and a strong sense of respect for others
• Responsible, resourceful, and self-motivated

Period of internship:  6 Months (extendable as per requirement)

Location: Bengaluru/ Delhi/ Mumbai (Remote)

Stipend: 25,000 Per Month

To Apply:

Only Qualified applicants should apply online at https://jobs.jobvite.com/wri/jobs. All applications must be submitted online through this career portal in order to be formally considered. 

Please specify your current and preferred locations.

List of Documents to be attached:

  • Resume with cover letter
  • Personal work portfolio, writing samples or reports

Only shortlisted applicants will be contacted for interview purpose.

We believe in equal employment, it is our policy to recruit, and provide opportunities for advancement in all job classifications without regard to caste, color, religion, sex, age, marital status, sexual preference, parental status, or disability.

Learn more about our organization at www.wri.org.