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Council on Energy, Environment and Water (CEEW), New Delhi
Research Intern – Sustainable Agriculture and Ecological Services

Terms of Reference

At CEEW, we build careers in public policy and social impact

  • We offer strong visionary leadership – with emphasis on research and impact at scale
  • We actively promote leadership by initiative
  • We celebrate talent and ambition
  • You will be surrounded by smart people who will challenge you and help you grow
  • You will learn faster than your peers in other organisations
  • Curiosity and irreverence as well as responsibility come together at CEEW
  • You will get above-market remuneration
  • We provide a safe space for all
  • At CEEW, your life is your example for others

Designation offered: Research Intern – Sustainable Agriculture and Ecological Services

Reporting to: Research Analyst

Location: New Delhi, India

Duration: 3 months, starting April 2020 (extendable upon review)

Job Summary

CEEW is seeking young, bright, and passionate candidates for the position of ‘Research Intern – Sustainable Agriculture and Ecological Services’. You are expected to support the researchers in undertaking systematic literature review on existing and emerging sustainable agricultural practices in India. CEEW researchers will provide the necessary training required to meet the objectives. An ideal candidate for the position is a self - driven, and outgoing professional with good oral/written communication skills.

Responsibilities and Duties

  • To constantly track policy measures taken by the government and its implementation status related to sustainable agriculture in India.
  • To undertake desk review and sourcing of information from available sources - in lien with the prevailing agricultural issues in India.
  • To constantly track policy measures taken by the government and its implementation status related to sustainable agriculture in India.
  • Delivering onto daily and weekly tasks set by CEEW researchers.

Shortlisting Criteria and key skills

  • Bachelor’s or Master’s degree with specialisation in agronomy, environmental science, agricultural Science, environmental policy or related programmes.
  • Candidates with agriculture experience or background preferred.
  • Candidates with prior research experience of conducting desk research are desirable.
  • Ability to adapt and deliver under tight deadlines in a professional environment.
  • Good written and oral communication skills.

Compensation

Competitive compensation – commensurate to the experience and matching the best of standards adopted by industry or other similar organizations for similar roles.

Application Process

Interested candidates are requested to send their CV and cover letter (in one pdf) to jobs@ceew.in with ‘Application: Research Intern – Sustainable Agriculture and Ecological Services’ as the subject line. The last date for applications is 31 March 2020. Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis. Interested applicants are advised to apply at the earliest possible.

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted. We appreciate your interest.