Intern - Public Transport

Data Analysis & Technical Research Other India Cities


Intern- Public Transport, Sustainable Cities, Indore 


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Program Overview for Sustainable Cities and Transport

At WRI India Ross Center we focus on 10 integrated solutions to urban challenges. Through applied research, tools, hands-on advice, and by tapping our network of global experts, we accelerate transformative urban initiatives that have the power to change Indian cities into thriving, equitable and low-carbon places that are good for people and the planet.
Working at WRI India Ross Center offers you the unique opportunity to learn and grow as you collaborate with a diverse set of change agents across Delhi, Bangalore and Mumbai. As India’s biggest urban focused think and do tank, 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:

Support with Survey, Focus Group Discussions (FGDs), and Data Management for public transport study

As part of our study on public transport accessibility levels in Bangalore, we plan to conduct Household surveys and Focus Group Discussions in a few slum localities.

The selected candidate for this role will assist us with the following tasks:

  • Survey management: Assist WRI India, survey agency, and slum communities directly involved with the study. Coordinate between these stakeholders to ensure timely completion.
  • Data management: Ensure collected survey data doesn’t have major issues. Assist in cleaning datasets, coding long answers, and combining responses from different languages.
  • Focus Group Discissions: Assist in designing, planning, and conducting FGDs after the surveys.
  • Research and writing: Assist in preparing reports, presentations, and posts suitable for stakeholders in the government and also the general audience, with a focus on influencing policy and practice.

Skills and Qualifications we seek:

Preferred:

  • Education: Pursuing or complete under-graduate or post-graduate degree in public policy, social welfare, urban / transport planning, or related fields.
  • Proficiency in English and Hindi.
  • Past experience in conducting surveys and FGDs.
  • Handling datasets in Excel.
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills.
  • Proficiency in MS Office – Word, Excel & PowerPoint.
  • Demonstrated ability to work both independently as well as part of a team.

Optional:

  • Knowledge of data analysis software.
  • Colloquial understanding of transportation and housing issues in Indore.

Location: Indore, India (Not Remote Work)

Stipend: 25,000 Per Month

Joining date: At the earliest 

Duration: 2 Months

List of Documents to be attached:

  • Resume      

Only shortlisted applicants will be contacted for interview purpose. Finalized candidate will be required to take a writing/analytical test.

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