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VACANCY: POLICY AND TRAINING INTERN
Background
PROJECT TITLE: Policy and Training
COUNTRY: Indonesia
START DATE: Tuesday, December 1, 2015
LENGTH OF COMMITMENT: 3 months
EDUCATION: Bachelor's
                           Some bachelor's
ORGANIZATION: J-PAL Southeast Asia at LPEM FEB UI
Job Description
J-PAL Southeast Asia, based at the Institute for Economics and Social Research at the University of Indonesia (LPEM FEB UI), seeks qualified applicants for an internship position in J-PAL SEA. This position offer an opportunity to gain first-hand experience in project development, policy outreach and capacity building in an organization undertaking cutting-edge development research
The Intern will work closely with the Policy Team to develop projects in the areas of but not limited to urban services, microfinance and agriculture. S/he will also provide support for various upcoming policy and training events.
The selected candidate will be placed at the J-PAL SEA office in the University of Indonesia campus in Salemba, Central Jakarta.
Tasks
The Intern will perform a variety of tasks including, but not limited to:
 
  • Conducting background research on social topics, including desk research, field observations and write-ups; 
  • Assisting in the preparation of materials for J-PAL’s policy outreach work, including drafting summaries, briefs, memos, updates, and presentations; 
  • Assisting in organizing upcoming conferences, training, workshops and seminars; and
  • Assisting in the management of contacts and project databases 
Desired Qualifications and Experience
  • A bachelor's degree (completed or in progress); 
  • Excellent management and organizational skills;
  • Fluency and excellent communication skills in English and Indonesian; 
  • Flexible, self-motivating, able to manage multiple tasks efficiently, and a team player;
  • Proficiency with MS Office applications; 
  • Proficiency with design software is a plus; 
  • Familiarity with randomized controlled trials is a plus; 
  • Interest in social and development issues;
  • Willingness to work in the field.
Note on Work Authorizations: You must have work authorization in Indonesia (either by being an Indonesian national or otherwise)
How to Apply
Please send an email to jpalseajobs@povertyactionlab.org  following these instructions exactly:
  • Use the following as the email subject line “J-PAL SEA P&T Intern.”
  • Please do not include any other text in the body of the e-mail. Adding extra text will interfere with the processing of your application. 
  • Attach PDF copies of your CV, your academic transcripts (if already graduated), and a cover letter no longer than 500 words. The cover letter should discuss how you meet the aforementioned position requirements, emphasizing relevant skills and experience, as well as why you are interested in working with J-PAL SEA and how this experience will contribute to fulfilling their future academic and professional plans.
Incomplete applications will not be reviewed.  Shortlisted applicants will be contacted for interviews.