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Communications Intern

Location: New Delhi/Remote

Assignment type: Minimum 3 working days in a week but will be extended basis requirement

Deadline: 15 July 2022

About the Accountability Initiative

We are a research group which works on strengthening transparency and accountability in governance. We identify and analyse the reasons that work against efficient public services delivery in India. We provide evidence to policymakers, development practitioners, academics, the media and the public for positive transformational change in government systems. 

Our vision is to enable Responsive Governance. We believe this can be achieved if institutions are designed in a transparent and accountable manner and are responsive to citizen demands, and there is an informed and mobilised citizenry which can draw upon these platforms. Our mission is to encourage both through research and dialogue.

We are a part of Centre for Policy Research (CPR), one of India’s leading public policy think tanks. We currently have operations and staff in over five Indian states.

Scope of Work

The Communications intern will support on the following tasks:

  • Extract highlights/create summaries from blogs, research reports, panel discussions and other material and develop reader-friendly content for social media.
  • Translate material from Hindi to English and vice versa, as required.
  • Transcribe provided source material (interviews, audio notes) in English. 
  • Ideate and contribute to the process of content planning and development at AI.
  • Support the development of contact databases.
  • Any other relevant tasks assigned by the Associate Fellow – Communications.

Minimum Qualification 

  • Bachelor’s degree in Mass Communications, Journalism or Marketing (final year or graduated).
  • Other degrees with experience relevant to the internship will also be considered.

Required Skills

  • High level of proficiency in both English and Hindi (written and verbal).
  • Strong interest in public policy and content creation, and ability to understand research analysis.

Preferred Skills

  • Working knowledge of Canva, and good design aesthetics will be assets.

Duration & Stipend

This internship is for a duration of 3 months. The intern will be paid a monthly stipend commensurate to previous experience and background. An internship certificate will also be issued.

How to Apply

Interested candidates should apply to [email protected] with the subject line: “Application for the post of Communications intern”. Your application should include:

  • Cover Letter, specifying your suitability and the duration of your availability;
  • CV;
  • Writing samples (at least 2).

To apply for this job email your details to hello.ai@cprindia.org