Research Intern

Vihara (previously known as CKS Consulting Pvt Ltd)  is dedicated to creating new forms of value through innovation and entrepreneurship, to overcome social, public and civic challenges of our times. Vihara draws from over 12 years of innovation consulting for emerging economy environments. It’s methodologies are rooted in user-centered design, product development, monitoring and evaluation as well as capacity building. Vihara has worked on a variety of development challenges in public health, financial services, agriculture, mobile telecommunications and livelihoods. It has worked closely with Indian and global private, public and social sector organizations including, the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, USAID, DFAT Australia, UNDP Global Pulse, Nokia, Vodafone and Humanity United, amongst many others.

We are looking for interns who will be housed in our Education Innovation Mentorship Program and READing Yatra program. The Education Innovation Mentorship Program aims to provide seed grants and capacity building support to early stage education entrepreneurs over the course of four months. The first batch will launch in February 2018. Capacity building support would include, continuous mentoring from a team of experts, ecosystem analysis, piloting, prototyping solutions/products, help develop implementation strategies, networking and future funding opportunities.  This READing Yatra will invite about 30 early to mid-career professionals (about 5-6 years of experience working in research, teaching, academia or program implementation for education) to visit a curated set of literacy interventions all over India.

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Roles And Responsibilities:

1.Coordinate with internal team members, external stakeholders (mentors, CSR organizations, education ecosystem partners, etc.) for successful completion of the program

2.Take care of all logistics of the program

3.Undertake travel to partner locations for coordination, monitoring, and evaluation

4.Produce reports, concept notes, case studies and own documentation work

Education Qualification: Bachelors or Masters in Social Work/Mass communication or related field from a reputed College/ University

Duration– March 2018 to April 2018

Location- Chattarpur, Delhi


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