Council on Energy, Environment and Water Integrated | International | Independent

Council on Energy, Environment and Water (CEEW), New Delhi 
Research Intern - Air Pollution

Terms of reference 

At CEEW, we are deliberate about what we stand for (and what we don’t stand for!) as an employer. So, if the below description strikes a chord, we would love to hear from you! 

At CEEW, we build careers in public policy 

  • 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 organizations 
  • 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 

Team/ Focus area 
Risks and Adaptation - Air Quality 

Gurugram / New Delhi, India 

Reporting to 
Programme Associate 

3-6 months


CEEW seeks to hire a research intern to assist the Air Quality team in its ongoing research on assessing local air quality impact of construction activities. Additionally, the candidate will be involved in carrying out analyses and communications of the analyses with the internal and external partners. The intern will be required to document the on-site activities and process of implementation of the control techniques at the sites. The role provides opportunities to interact with and learn from the different teams at CEEW and will appeal to those interested in building quantitative research skills. 

Job duties and accountabilities 


  • Document activities and dust control measures implemented at construction site 
  • Interact with stakeholders from the local government, professionals, and academia in the sector 
  • Carry out relevant literature reviews, and summarize findings as reports.
  • Collect data needed to estimate occupational, economic and environmental impacts of construction activities 
  • Assist the team in putting together concept notes, memos and presentations summarising observations and learning from the construction site. 
  • Work with both the research team and the site supervisors at the construction site to develop practical dust management solutions. 
  • Assist the team in the organisation of relevant capacity building workshops, discussions and launch events (whenever needed)

Selection Criteria 


  • Enrolled in or completed a bachelor’s/Master’s degree in engineering, science, statistics, GIS, or allied fields. 

Key skills 

  • Experience carrying out data analysis on programmes such as Excel, Python, R, STATA is desirable 
  • Excellent writing, communication and interpersonal skills 
  • Experience in dealing with stakeholders (industry, academic, government etc.) preferred 

CEEW operates in a dynamic environment and the candidate will be required to show flexibility in undertaking a variety of tasks. 


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

Application Process 

CEEW is an equal-opportunity employer and the selection process does not discriminate on the basis of age, gender, caste, ethnicity, religion, or sexuality. Female candidates are encouraged to apply. 
Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis. Interested applicants are advised to apply at the earliest possible. 
Only shortlisted candidates will be notified by us. We appreciate your interest. *Preference will be given to candidates who can join immediately and can join us offline.