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INT-3 - Research Associate (Volunteer): Policy Research related to Climate Change, Sustainability, Existential Risks (Academic Writing & Framework Analysis)

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Orb-Tranz Research & Broadcasting Foundation
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GREATER MUMBAI(MUMBAI), India
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Published 14 days ago

About Global Crisis Response (GCR):

Global Crisis Response is a systematic effort aimed at collectively exploring the best means to navigate the current era of the Anthropocene characterized by Climate Change, Scarcity, Chaos & Uncertainty. It is the flagship initiative of Orb Tranz Research & Broadcasting Foundation, a not for profit (Section-8 Company) registered in Mumbai, India.

JOB DESCRIPTIONS (JD): 

This is a multi-tasking- research, analysis & content writing profile involving the following tasks: ​

  • Refinement of Theory of Change (TOC) & Conceptual Frameworks: Brainstorm (with the team), Research, Validation, Improvisation
  • Publication may include Academic writing (Author or Co-author with the Project Director) an Investigatory Report, Research paper on a platform like Medium, Blogs to be jointly published on reputed platforms (as per the organization Strategy)
  • Assist in research, editing, co-author/author blogs for the GCR website based on extensive research
  • Conceptualize, Story-board for each episode of GCR YouTube channel (based on blog series research)
  • Any other related task as required by the Project Co-coordinator

Core Qualification, Skills & Expertise:

  • Post- ​Graduates (preferably from academic disciplines related to Environment, Ecological Economics, Alternative Economics, Post, Climate Change, Sustainability etc.) 
  • Candidate with the following background will be preferred
  1. Ability to theorize, analyze & refine frameworks 
  2. Experience& capability of writing research papers worthy of being published in Journals of repute
  3. Experience of Creative writing (blogs) or environmental Journalism 
  4. Video Script writing experience
  5. Conceptual understanding of ‘Climate Change’ or ‘Disaster’ Communication 
  6. Conceptual understanding Public Interest Communication
  7. Curious & passionate about issues related to Existential Risks, sustainability, climate change, scarcity etc.

Non-Core Skills (yet advantageous): 

Candidates with the following skills will have an edge (though not essential for this JD) 

  • Practical social media promotion capabilities (Including SEO & Keyword Optimization for Blogs)*
  • Powerful Presentations skills (ppt, Infographics, doodle etc.) 

This internship project will be completed under the supervision of the Project Director (Sudhir Shetty).

About Global Crisis Response (GCR):

Global Crisis Response is a systematic effort aimed at collectively exploring the best means to navigate the current era of the Anthropocene characterized by Climate Change, Scarcity, Chaos &…

Details at a Glance

  • Start Date
    December 16, 2021
  • End Date
    April 30, 2022
  • Application Deadline
    December 14, 2021
  • Payment
    Stipend
  • Stipend / Wage
    No Stipend (Volunteership)
  • Hours Per Week
    Flexible Internship can continue until terminated (10-12 hours a week)

Benefits

Benefits

  • GCR Volunteer-internship does not offer any stipend (being a Non-Profit Start-up) but we certainly respect your decision to dedicate your valuable skills & expertise towards this objectives of this public interest initiative
  • It is a great opportunity to widen ones view about non-mainstream ideas like Post-growth & Existential Risks
  • Candidate will receive experience certificate on satisfactory performance (useful for higher studies)
  • Opportunity to co-author/author blogs and also get them published on our website based on quality approval 
  • Candidate may continue to support the initiative through flexible volunteer participation options 
  • A fantastic experience for those who seek to make a significant difference in addressing the human predicament
  • Candidate may receive special recommendation letter from the Director based on exceptional performance**

Benefits

  • GCR Volunteer-internship does not offer any stipend (being a Non-Profit Start-up) but we certainly respect your decision to dedicate your valuable skills &…

How to Apply

Please submit your application directly to the Director at the email address provided above and Maintain the Subject: INT-3 - Research Associate (Volunteership). Please indicate how you came to know about this opportunity and what is primary objective for making this application.

Please submit your application directly to the Director at the email address provided above and Maintain the Subject: INT-3 - Research Associate (Volunteership). Please indicate…

Location

Remote
Work may be performed anywhere in the world
Associated Location
6, Rd Number 1, Chembur West, Sector 3, Chedda Nagar, Mumbai, Maharashtra 400089, India
Mumbai 400089

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