CREST Internship

Centre for Research and Education for Social Transformation (CREST)
Calicut, India
Internship

Centre for Research and Education for Social Transformation (CREST)

An autonomous institution under Government of Kerala

KIRTADS Campus, Chevayur, Calicut – 673 017 Kerala India

Tel: +91 495  2355342,  2351496 www.crest.ac.in Email:   crest.calicut@gmail.com

Internship opportunity at the Centre for Research & Education for Social Transformation (CREST) Calicut, Kerala, India

Centre for Research & Education for Social Transformation (CREST) is an autonomous institution involved with research and educational programmes that are relevant for the marginalized communities of India. The Centre is taking a women intern for a period of 3-4 months, starting from March 2020.  The intern will be working with a group of 40 graduates, mostly girls, from Dalit/Adivasi and minority communities of Kerala who are undergoing Post Graduate Certificate Course for Professional Development at CREST.

Internship at CREST provides a unique opportunity to outstanding young scholars interested developing communities of India, particularly Kerala. International /local travel expenses should be met by the candidate. The Intern will be based in Calicut, Kerala.  Free accommodation will be provided to the intern. A pocket money of INR 12000 (Approximately 165 USD) towards their expenses for food which is available at a very subsidized rate at the student hostel.  

Criteria for selection

  • Graduate Degree holder / Masters  student in social science/humanities   from reputed  institutions outside India
  • Excellent oral and writing communication skills in English
  • Willingness to work as part of a closely integrated team on flexible timings
  • Involve with the studies  on a broad range of issues relevant for the Dalit and Adivasi communities of India
  • Understanding  on  the issues concerning the socially excluded /underprivileged communities in India

The interns are expected to

  • Assist in conducting the Post Graduate Certificate Course for Professional Development
  • Mentoring of students
  • Assist students in group projects
  • Provide small group tutorials
  • Assist CREST faculty team  in its outreach programs

Application Procedure

Please send by e-mail to crest.calicut@gmail.com along with the following application materials and include Internship vacancies in the subject line:

  • A cover letter
  • C.V.
  • One references (to be sent directly to Professor. D.D.Nampoothiri , Executive Director, CREST ddnampoothiri@gmail.com

Application Deadline 15 December 2019. The internship can be taken from March 2020.  Only short-listed candidates will be contacted. For more information on the internship please contact Vinod Krishnan, Associate Programme Coordinator, CREST at vinodkrishnan@msn.com 

 

Closing date: 
15th December 2019