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Research (Economics) work from home job/internship at Friend In Need Trust

Research (Economics)

Friend In Need Trust

Work From Home

Start Date Duration Stipend Posted On Apply By
Immediately
6 Months Unpaid 7 Jun'19 14 Jun'19
 
About Friend In Need Trust:
The objective of Friend in Need (FIN) Trust is to make an impact through improving access to safe sanitation and developing an efficient community level waste management system in Kameshwaram village and spread awareness on hygiene and hygiene behavior both within and outside of Kameshwaram.
FIN operates via two divisions:

FIN India, working with other societal stakeholders like schools, households, public agencies, civil society, etc. all over India.

FIN Kameshwaram, a rural living lab in Kameshwaram village (Tamil Nadu, India) experimenting with grassroots innovation generation and diffusion and in livelihood creation.
About the work from home job/internship:
Selected intern's day-to-day responsibilities include:

1. Provide saving options for the poor in a complex post-truth world
2. Collect and document through an internet search of non-academic and academic literature and speak to anyone who may be helpful
3. Find insurance schemes availed by the Government of India and look for banks for the poor
4. Look for life and work insurance schemes, savings schemes, national pension scheme and, government schemes of financial help to individuals below the poverty line, unmarried women, natural calamities, health, etc.
5. Develop a recommended plan for the poor, in the form of a report and a PPT
6. Focus on group discussion - FIN will arrange focus group discussions with local leaders and households from Delhi slums to test and validate the recommended plan

What would an intern learn in this internship?

You will learn to think and write scientifically, as you leverage your academic learning to make the lives of the urban poor of India better. You will also learn how to design a research project, how to implement a research project, how to conduct focus group discussions and how to write a scientific report.
# of jobs/internships available: 2
Skill(s) required: English Proficiency (Spoken) (Learn Business Communication), English Proficiency (Written), MS-Word, MS-Excel (Learn MS-Excel) and Hindi Proficiency (Spoken)
Who can apply:
Only those candidates can apply who:
  1. are available for the work from home job/internship
  2. can start the work from home job/internship between 7th Jun'19 and 7th Jul'19
  3. are available for duration of 6 months
  4. have relevant skills and interests
** Women willing to start/restart their career can also apply.
Additional Information:
1. This internship is especially recommended for students who are interested in pursuing research as a career in either the academic sector or consultancy sector
2. An honorarium will be provided based on the satisfaction of the poor with respect to the counsel provided
Perks:
Certificate, Letter of recommendation, Flexible work hours, Informal dress code, Free snacks & beverages.

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