• Dr. Kumari at Beijing+20 India CSO National Consultation
  • Dr. Ranjana Kumari with Aung San Suu Kyi BP Koirala's Birth Centenary Celebration in Kathmandu
  • CSR team doing a baseline survey in Rajasthan
  • Dr. Kumari with the American ambassador Nancy J. Powell
  • Dr Ranjana Kumari & other civil society leaders with the German President Mr Joachim Gauck
  • First-ever Gender Manifesto for political parties in India released!
  • Meri Shakti Meri Beti - Demonstration at Huda City Center Metro Station, Gurgaon
  • Gender Responsive Skills Training with Nepal Bureaucrats

Intern or Volunteer

At Centre for Social Research, we value our interns and volunteers for their generous contributions of time, skill, knowledge and spirit. We are always eager to work with dedicated individuals from India and abroad and believe that we can all benefit from a multicultural work environment that provides each of us with a wider perspective on gender issues and women’s rights. In the past, we’ve hosted interns and volunteers from countries including the USA, UK, Canada, Denmark, Germany, Russia, Singapore, Australia and more.


Intern will report to the Head/Coordinator of the Development Division and will be responsible for assisting with the Project on Engaging men and boys in countering VAW - A new generation of change makers.

Duration: 3 months minimum

Nationality: Indian

Key Responsibilities:

  • Coordinate Gender Sensitization trainings and assist in Documentation
  • Translation of Project reports from Hindi to English
  • Drafting the annual Project report
  • Any other tasks as directed by the Head/Coordinator of Development Division
Requirements:
  • Masters in Humanities (MSW / Sociology / Gender Studies preferred)
  • A strong understanding of gender and women-related concerns in India
  • Flexibility and ability to multi-task
  • A commitment to professionalism, best practices and industry standards, and excellence in all work-related aspects
  • Fluency in spoken and written English and Hindi
Interested persons may apply with:
  • CV
  • Covering letter
  • 2 brief writing samples (500-1000 words) to:
Director
Centre for Social Research
2 Nelson Mandela Marg, Vasant Kunj
New Delhi 110 070

Or e-mail at: internship@csrindia.orgPlease note that only short listed candidates will be intimated for interview.

Responsibilities:

The Centre for Social Research seeks an intern to support the development of an individual fundraising program and corporate fundraising strategy and outreach.

The person in this role will be responsible for drafting and designing marketing and communication material to support fundraising efforts, with an emphasis on tailoring messaging to new audiences (individuals and corporates). This person will help design and execute fundraising and marketing initiatives including online fundraising campaigns, marketing for sexual harassment training for corporates, and proposal development for specific funding opportunities. We seek a candidate with the ability to both draft compelling messaging and design for communication materials and to support the design and execution of fundraising programming, including backend systems for processing and tracking of donations.

Fundraising efforts will include both online and offline interactions. The person in this role will be expected to provide support for presentations and in-person meetings and events and thus should be able to present professionally and persuasively in verbal communication as well.

This role offers significant opportunities for personal creativity and initiative in establishing the design and plan of a new fundraising program.

Qualifications:

This position requires strong writing, communication, and presentation skills as well as an ability to craft strong messaging targeted to a specific audience. We seek a candidate with a background in marketing or communication, with a commitment to social development. Experience in gender is a plus though not required if the candidate can demonstrate ability to craft messaging appropriate for a rights-based organisation working on gender.

Timeframe: Minimum 16 hour per week commitment 4 months beginning April 2014

Reporting: Head of Organisational Development

Compensation: We provide our interns with a modest monthly honorarium.

Application Requirements:

  • Cover Letter and Resume
  • Writing Sample (no co-authors) reflecting requirements of job posting
  • Original answers to the following questions
  • What do you see as the most important trends in the Indian philanthropic sector and what impact do you believe these trends are having on NGOs. (300 words max)
  • What is the role that individuals can play in the development of India’s nonprofit sector? (300 words max)
  • What kind of messaging about violence against women do you think would be most effective for an audience of 1) Indian Individuals, 2) Indian corporates? How would you develop a communication program for these markets? (300 words)
Be prepared to discuss your ideas about designing a giving program during an interview.

Responsibilities:

The Centre for Social Research (CSR) seeks an intern to support the development of a vocational training institute. The intern will provide support for researching and drafting material on various aspects of a proposal and business plan for the institute.

Through the planning process, CSR seeks to:

  • Conduct a Market Assessment/Feasibility study to
    • Conduct a Market Assessment/Feasibility study to
    • Identify the industry skill gaps and requirements
    • Assess the competitive landscape
    • Understand the market for vocational training
    • Understand willingness to pay among target audience
    • Define target market for sustainability of the institute
    • Understand gender component of training
  • Develop a business model and plan for the institute that
    • Determine best legal structure for the institute
    • Refines a pricing and financial model for the institute
    • Plans for long-term sustainability
    • Identifies an accreditation/standards source and structure
    • Defines content and content providers
    • Identifies key industry partners for employment placements
    • Defines CSR’s role and required human resources
    • Identifies partner organizations for financing and executing
The goal of this training institute is to improve the economic prospects of lower middle class workers. In addition, the institute is meant to establish an additional revenue stream for the organisation.

Qualifications: Experience/education in management and business planning. Experience/education in vocational training, livelihoods, and gender development a strong plus. Strong writing and analytic skills. Masters level and above preferred.

Timeframe: Minimum: 16 hour per week commitment, 4 months beginning April 2014. Full time also possible.

Reporting: Head of Organisational Development

Compensation: We provide our interns with a modest monthly honorarium.

Application Requirements:

Cover Letter and Resume
Writing Sample (solo authorship) reflecting requirements of job posting
Original answers to the following questions:
  • In your understanding, what are the key challenges in developing a vocational training institute that seeks both profitability and social impact? (Max 300 words)
  • What are the most important questions you would want answered in a feasibility study for a vocational training institute and why? (Max 300 words)
Be prepared to discuss your answers during your interview.

Responsibilities:

This role will support CSR’s grant development process with an emphasis on requests for unique research and project grants. The role will also support the development of applications for CSR’s core/ongoing programs. CSR seeks a candidate for this position with strong research, planning, and writing skills to provide substantial support for the design and structuring of new projects.

In this role, the intern will be responsible for locating, collating, and tracking published grant opportunities on a weekly basis for review with the management team. The intern will participate in developing grant proposals with the supervision and support of CSR’s Head of Organisational Development and in coordination with individual departments. Additionally, the intern should expect to conduct follow up phone calls/discussions with current funders and prospects, prepare presentations, collateral materials, and concept notes, and research potential new funders on a regular basis.

CSR prefers to hire someone solely for this role. However, given the requirements of the position, we are open to considering a joint role in which the candidate combines this work with research or program responsibilities. We would consider this for someone with high technical capacity whose engagement in program activity would deepen his/her ability to craft strong proposals and support his/her intellectual interest in gender issues.

If the candidate is looking to transition to paid employment following the internship, we will consider aligning grant requests with funding for a position that is aligned with that candidate’s skills and interests.

Qualifications: Many of the requests will be technical in nature, and as such we seek an intern with strong program planning and research abilities. The candidate should have experience in research and/or program design in the social sciences or nonprofit sector on projects related to gender. We seek candidates at the Master’s level or above.

Timeframe: Minimum: 16 hour per week commitment, 4 months beginning April 2014.

Reporting: Head of Organisational Development

Compensation: We provide our interns with a modest monthly honorarium.

Application Requirements:

Cover Letter and Resume
Writing Sample (solo authorship) reflecting requirements of job posting
Original answers to the following questions:

  • Please describe the planning and development process that you conducted for a recent research or program proposal? (Max 300 words)
  • What is one area of research or programming related to gender that you are interested in investigating and why? What are the key research/program questions in this area?

Intern will report to the Head of the Gender Training Institute (GTI) Division and will be responsible for assisting with the Projects in the Division

Duration: 3 months minimum

Nationality: Indian

Key Responsibilities:

  • Supporting in delivering GTI trainings and documentation
  • Building data base for GTI
  • Coordinating on building the GTI website
Requirements:
  • Masters in Humanities (MSW / Sociology / Gender Studies preferred)
  • A strong understanding of gender and women-related concerns in India
  • Flexibility and ability to multi-task
  • A commitment to professionalism, best practices and industry standards, and excellence in all work-related aspects
  • Fluency in spoken and written English and Hindi
Interested persons may apply with:
  • CV
  • Covering letter
  • 2 brief writing samples (500-1000 words) to:
Director
Centre for Social Research
2 Nelson Mandela Marg, Vasant Kunj
New Delhi 110 070

Or e-mail at: internship@csrindia.orgPlease note that only short listed candidates will be intimated for interview.

Intern will report to the Head of the Media & Communications Division and will be responsible for engaging with the CSR audience, online, and designing the news-letters & annual report for the organisation.

Duration: 3 months minimum

Nationality: Open to all

Key Responsibilities:

  • Drafting and designing the third decade report of Centre for Social Research
  • Communicate CSR's message of women empowerment via Facebook, Twitter, Youtube, Blogs etc.
  • Assist in increasing the online outreach of CSR
  • Any other tasks as directed by the head of Media & Communications
Requirements:
  • 1 year of relevant experience in working with social media
  • Masters/PGDM degree in Mass Communications or a related field
  • Strong communication skills
  • A strong understanding of social media and gender
  • Flexibility and ability to multi-task
  • Strong software skills, including Adobe Photoshop and the full Microsoft Office Suite.
  • A commitment to professionalism, best practices and industry standards, and excellence in all work-related aspects.
  • Fluency in spoken and written English and preferably Hindi
Interested persons may apply with:
  • CV
  • Covering letter
  • 2 brief writing samples (500-1000 words) to:
Director
Centre for Social Research
2 Nelson Mandela Marg, Vasant Kunj
New Delhi 110 070

Or e-mail at:
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Please note that only short listed candidates will be intimated for interview.