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Overview

 Swaniti Initiative is looking for talented and highly motivated individuals to support the Research and Outreach team, in and around the Winter Session of the Parliament. The Parliament Session is a busy time for the Swaniti Team, and our interns would be involved in assisting us with multiple tasks across verticals. Tasks would range from data evaluation, research and policy analysis, and curating discussions amongst policy-makers.

Roles and Responsibilities

  • Keeping up to date with the proceedings of the Parliament.
  • Evaluation of bills and policies, based on current discussions in both houses.
  • Extensive research support to Parliamentarians, across various sectors including health, education, sanitation etc.
  • Analysing current data for creation of content, in the form of info-graphics and data analytics.
  • Assisting the team in connecting and coordinating with Parliamentarians and other officials.
  • Supporting the outreach team in curating events, discussions and issue briefings for Parliamentarians. and government policy-makers, including preparing case studies and research briefs.

Eligibility Criteria

Mandatory:

  • Completed/currently pursuing an undergraduate/postgraduate degree
  • Superior research and writing abilities
  • Capacity to work quickly and provide deliverables at short notice
  • Detail-oriented with exceptional organizational abilities
  • Ability to work in a team and handle multiple projects simultaneously
  • Fluent verbal and written English language skills

Preferred:

  • Completed/pursuing a postgraduate degree in development studies or public policy
  • Prior experience in the development sector
  • Knowledge of government policies, schemes and functioning

Duration: November-December 2017 (8 weeks)

Location: New Delhi (please note that our interns are required to work out of the Swaniti office for the duration of the internship

Overview

The Swaniti Initiative started its flagship program, SPARC, a one-year program formulated by Constitution Club of India, Tata Trusts, and Swaniti to provide critical research and ground level developmental support to 20 visionary Members of Parliament. The program intern would support the SPARC Team on a range of deliverables. The intern would also be providing support on content creation and social media for the organisation.

Roles and Responsibilities

  1. Supporting the SPARC Team: As an Intern, you will have exposure to a wide range of projects in the development sector. You will be performing primary and secondary research, data analysis and creating a knowledge bank for the SPARC Program, including:
  • Assist in measuring impact and developing a knowledge bank of the projects undertaken in the SPARC Program
  • Extensively research and analyze data to identify potential projects in education, health, livelihood etc.
  1. Social Media and Content Creation: The Intern would also be involved in enhancing Swaniti’s social media presence, and generating content towards the same. This would include handling Swaniti’s day-to-day social media activities, creating content (including data insights, infographics, blogs and videos) for a variety of social media platforms, and staying up to date with ongoing events in the field of governance and policy.

Eligibility Criteria

  • Pursuing/completed an undergraduate/postgraduate degree
  • Detail-oriented with exceptional organizational abilities
  • Team player with effective interpersonal and communication skills
  • Exceptional problem-solving ability. Logical reasoning, creative thinking, comfort with numbers, and the ability to untangle complex issues
  • Familiarity with multiple social media platforms, and ability to generate relevant and timely content
  • Ability to adapt to a fast paced environment and cope with challenging work hours
  • Fluent verbal and written English language skills

Duration: November-December 2017 (8 weeks)

Location: New Delhi (please note that our interns are required to work out of the Swaniti office for the duration of the internship)

Overview

The Swaniti Initiative brings together policy-makers and elected representatives to enhance public service delivery and governance. This is done through several platforms and discussions to improve knowledge-sharing and foster discussion on critical developmental issues facing the country today.

As part of continuing discussions on how to deliver development solutions the Swaniti team is looking for an Executive Assistant to support our CEO. The EA would work with Swaniti’s Intiative’s CEO, Rwitwika Bhattacharya, on developing similar platforms that would include government officials and eminent personalities. The EA would be responsible for curating events where he/she would be reaching out to parliamentarians, civil society leaders, government officials and other prominent individuals in order to generate discussion on key issues and promote thought leadership across various sectors. The intern will be expected to work directly with the CEO.

Roles and Responsibilities

During the 2 month internship, the intern will primarily be responsible for the organisation of multiple events during their time at Swaniti. These events will focus on bringing together Parliamentarians, government officials and eminent personalities to discuss a range of issues within the spectrum of development and nation building. The intern will be expected to work under the supervision of the CEO and under team members.

Specific tasks include:

  • Outreach for the various events, including connecting with potential speakers and attendees
  • Creating content, documents and various other reference material prior to the events
  • Logistical support in ensuring the success of the program 

Eligibility Criteria

  • Pursuing/completed an undergraduate/postgraduate degree
  • Fluent verbal and written English language skills; fluent in Hindi
  • Detail-oriented with exceptional organizational abilities
  • Exceptional problem-solving ability, with the ability to think on their feet
  • Superior communication and people skills
  • Familiarity with multiple social media platforms, and ability to generate relevant and timely content
  • Ability to adapt to a fast paced environment and cope with challenging work hours
  • Prior experience in organisation and curation of large-scale events

Duration: November-December 2017 (8 weeks)

Location: New Delhi (please note that our interns are required to work out of the Swaniti office for the duration of the internship)

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