Media Internship and Project Vacancies at IKF

IRIS Knowledge Foundation ( www.iriskf.org ), which works at the interface of technology and knowledge dissemination, leveraging technologies for creating media platforms for social science research projects, is looking for the following resources:

1. Media and Data Interns for a one-year internship managing and generating content for our several research-based project web portals. The internship will allow the person to gain experience in writing news reports and policy-based features, sourcing and using social science research material and data, besides editing and production, and will expand his/her knowledge base in several areas of social sciences.

Graduates with experience and training in editing and writing and post graduates in media studies and journalism are welcome to apply. 

The internship is onsite at Vashi, Mumbai.

Stipend: Rs 2.5-2.8 lakh.

2. Content and Data Anchor/s to assist in content generation, data updation, upkeep and use on our policy research projects portals. The work involves sourcing literature and data, writing, editing, managing and engaging with data, working with database development and design staff, and networking with scholars to generate content, commission articles, conduct spot interviews, and promote the web portal as a resource centre for literature and data on the subject. This is an academic media-oriented job.

We are looking for someone who is interested in the area of agriculture and nutrition (and broadly health), has a background in sociology, economics, media and journalism, or allied disciplines, and has writing skills. The ideal candidate would be a post graduate in the above mentioned disciplines. Graduates with experience and enthusiasm may also be considered.

The job is on-site in Vashi, Mumbai.

Salary: Rs 2.8 –3 lakh per annum.

Please apply immediately with cv and sample of writing to padma@esocialsciences.org