TISS ( AESDII) Assessment and Empanelment Standards for Development Institutions in India

Internship Opportunity with TISS AESDII


Date and time: Feb. 6, 2019 4:00PM - Feb. 15, 2019 5:00PM

Call for ApplicationsInternship with TISS AESDII, National CSR Hub, Tata Institute of Social Sciences (TISS)

Position Title: Desk Review, Documentation and Communication
No. of Position(s): 1
Internship Type: Paid (Rs. 5000/- per month)
Location: Mumbai
Duration: 4 months (1stMarch, 2019 – 30thJune 2019)

About theTISS AESDII Initiative

TISS Assessment and Empanelment Standards for Development Institutions in India (TISS AESDII) incubated at the National CSR Hub, TISS is an initiative to create a model in the development sector in India that seeks to reform and transform relevant stakeholders towards achieving greater convergence, transparency, impact, planning and people centric approaches.

The TISS AESDII verticals:

  1. Assessment frameworks for evaluating not for profit organizations and development programs  
  2. Evidence Based Programme design, Programme development and Support facilitating partnerships with institutional partners
  3. Capacity building and training through collaborative knowledge creation processes

Internship at theTISS AESDII, National CSR Hub offers a great opportunity to

  • Gain diverse and holistic perspectives, skills, and experience in the Corporate Social Responsibility and Not for Profit sector in India, learn from development practitioners and participate in various aspects of programming in the development sector- like project management, communications and event organization.
  • Based out of Tata Institute of Social Sciences, this internship affords space to gather experience on a wide range of thematic areas through evaluations, field research, capacity building workshops and outreach activities

Description of Responsibilities:

  • Assist in creating effective Communication Strategies, Coordinate External and Internal Communications flow
  • Assist with secondary research and desk review
  • Identification, Creative Documentation and Showcasing of stories related to the projects and Sectoral Best Practices
  • Communication and Logistics Support for Training Workshops
  • Contribute to development of Fundraising Communication materials for various needs: electronic and print as relevant for Marketing
  • Other duties as required in line with skills, experience and role

Qualifications Required:

  • Currently enrolled/ Recent Graduates in a Master’s degree/ MPhil /PhD in Communications, Media studies and/or Social Science(s)
  • Proficient in MS Office tools. A general understanding of word processors, spreadsheet programs
  • Knowledge of designing software for internet outreach (like ADOBE Photoshop, Mail Chimp) is a big plus
  • Fluency in English (written and oral). Knowledge of regional languages will be advantageous
  • Ability to work both independently as well as part of a team
  • Ability to think creatively, highly responsible and self-motivated
  • Able to work at least 35 hours/week

Please Note:

  • Interns will receive a certificate and work experience only after the successful and satisfactory completion of the four-month internship
  • First month of the internship will be unpaid. Depending on the performance evaluation at the end of the first month, internship will be extended for three months and will be payable at INR 5000 per month.

Contact persons for further questions
Ms. Rajisha Vineet, TISS Secretariat
Phone: 022-25525848
Email: tissaesdii@gmail.com

To Apply
Please send your CV along with a Cover Letter and writing sample to tissaesdii@gmail.com

Please mention ‘AESDII Internship 2019’ in the subject line of your email.

Last Date for the receipt of application: Friday, 15th February, 2019, 5 p.m.
Only shortlisted candidates will be called for an Interview on Monday, 18th February, 2019