Urban Planning Intern, Sustainable Cities, WRI India

Urban Planning Intern, Sustainable Cities, WRI India

08 May
|
WRI India
|
Bengaluru

08 May

WRI India

Bengaluru

Job Description



Urban Planning Intern- Sustainable Cities, Bengaluru and Hyderabad

What is WRI?

WRI India, an independent charity legally registered as the India Resources Trust, provides objective information and practical proposals to foster environmentally sound and socially equitable development. WRI India’s mission is to move human society to live in ways that protect Earth’s environment and its capacity to provide for the needs and aspirations of current and future generations. Through research, analysis, and recommendations, WRI India puts ideas into action to build transformative solutions to protect the earth, promote livelihoods, and enhance human well-being.





We are inspired by and associated with World Resources Institute (WRI), a global research organization. Currently over 150 researchers are working with WRI India in our offices at Delhi, Mumbai and Bengaluru. Program Overview for Sustainable Cities and Transport At WRI India Ross Center we focus on 10 integrated solutions to urban challenges. Through applied research, tools, hands-on advice, and by tapping our network of global experts, we accelerate transformative urban initiatives that have the power to change Indian cities into thriving, equitable and low-carbon places that are good for people and the planet. Working at WRI India Ross Center offers you the unique opportunity to learn and grow as you collaborate with a diverse set of change agents across Delhi, Bangalore and Mumbai. As India’s biggest urban focused think and do tank, we seek thoughtful, enterprise-minded and sensitive individuals who can help us support this transformation and make a positive difference to citizens’ everyday lives. Position Overview: The Urban and regional planning Intern will be a key member of WRI India’s Ross Centre for Sustainable Cities and will be required to conduct research and support research projects on urban economic development, urban sustainability and liveability and urban innovation. The role involves conducting extensive research with datasets to generate analytical insights, developing case studies on urban economic development, coordination for primary and secondary surveys for ongoing projects. He/she will have the opportunity to develop research skills, domain knowledge and expertise, and contribute to current and future research areas identified at WRI. Responsibilities:

Support research on above and related areas of work, in the form of quantitative and qualitative analysis

Conduct data exploration, quantitative research and provide analytical solutions and insights to meet project outputs

Coordinate with project teams and other stakeholders to analyze complex datasets from a variety of sources

Contribute to written outputs, including peer-reviewed articles, WRI working papers, and blog posts

Help develop data visualizations, presentations, storyboards that help in communicating complex data and insights to stakeholders



Skills and Qualifications:

A Masters or higher degree in relevant disciplines, preferably in urban studies, public policy development studies or related fields.

6 months to 2 years of relevant work experience in the Urban economics/public policy/regional planning.

A good understanding of quantitative analytical tools and research methodologies

Ability to analyze and interpret data from various primary and secondary sources

Demonstrate experience in research, field works, and data collection on issues relating to urban planning and regional economics etc

Proficiency in MS Office

Excellent writing and editing skills in English

Working knowledge of statistical packages such as SPSS/STATA is preferred

Stipend: 25,000 per month Location: Hyderabad/Bangalore, India Duration: 3-6 Months Start date: At earliest

To Apply: Only Qualified applicants should apply online at https://jobs.jobvite.com/wri/jobs.

All applications must be submitted online through this career portal to be formally considered. List of Documents to be attached:

Cover Letter/ Resume/ Writing Sample/ Reports/

Only shortlisted applicants will be contacted for interview purpose. Finalized candidate will be required to take a writing/analytical test. We believe in equal employment, it is our policy to recruit, and provide opportunities for advancement in all job classifications without regard to caste, color, religion, sex, age, marital status, sexual preference, parental status, or disability. Learn more about our organization at www.wri.org.

Job Detail

Job Id

JD1981731

Industry

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Total Positions

1



Job Type:

Full Time



Salary:

Not mentioned

Employment Status

Permanent

Job Location

Bengaluru, Karnataka, India

Education

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