Applications Open for Summer Internship-2020

Job Title: Research Interns (5 positions)

Duration: Full-time internship for a minimum of six weeks starting from May 25, 2020; expect an average of 40 working hours per week

Locations: Mumbai, Bangalore, Pune, Hyderabad, Ranchi

Stipend: INR 5000 (in addition to that, travel expenses and accomodation will be taken care of by PRC)

Applications open till: April 20, 2020

People’s Resource Centre (PRC) is looking for research interns to contribute towards its ongoing action research project on urban agriculture in Indian cities. The internship programme is open for under-graduate/post-graduate students and recent graduates, and it promises them an opportunity to supplement their academic knowledge with a field work experience.

Duties and Responsibilities

Field visits in urban, periurban and rurban settings for collecting qualitative data, and conducting preliminary analysis of the collected data to create a narrative research output

Documentation of knowledge: Selected candidates must submit a detailed report at the end of the internship period. This will be mandatory before the release of stipend amount

Contribute to social media communication and website/blog content development

Qualifications & Competencies

Bachelor’s degree or higher in any discipline obtained, preferably with demonstrated research writing abilities

Good communication skills, in Hindi and English (and preferably also in local languages), with comfort in independent   interacting with local communities 

Open to travel and stay in resource-less settings

Must value the interdisciplinary approach of knowledge generation and capacity building

Desire to work in a cooperative, horizontal atmosphere of critical learning and constructive evolution

Ability to learn, unlearn and relearn

How to apply

Kindly send your CV with a covering note of not more than 1500 words to In the covering note, please tell us briefly about your background and mention the reasons for your interest in this internship. Kindly mention “Internship-2020” in the subject line. In case of queries, kindly mention “internship queries” in the subject line.

The deadline to apply for the internship is April 20, 2020.

Please note that:

1. Only the shortlisted candidates will be contacted for interview

2. The internship work will be based in one of the five cities mentioned above.

3. Candidates having their own accomodation in any of these cities will be preferred

4. The stipend (INR 5000) will be provided after the assessment of the work output

5. If the quality of work is satisfactory, interns may expect a placement offer from PRC