Nagrika is looking for passionate, curious, bright, and self-motivated individuals who are interested in knowledge based action. We offer a collegiate, open and rewarding work environment that focuses on proactive and mutual learning. We provide exposure to the mainstream policy dialogue at national, state and city level as well as their inter-linkages. Additionally, we offer the opportunity to work in the Dehradun valley, between the Ganga and Yamuna with access to many other mountain streams and various trekking routes.


Current Openings


 

Research Associate

Nagrika is seeking a research associate with a commitment for using knowledge for creating an impact in the field of policy. You should have excellent communication and research skills and be innovative in your approach to the current urban challenges. You should be curious and excited about entering unchartered areas of research.

  • Strong academic foundations with Post-Graduate degree in Public policy/public administration, Economics, Environmental sciences, Engineering, Urban Planning/Architecture.

  • Excellent writing, research and data analysis skills

  • Take initiatives and be pro-active in getting tasks done

  • Ability to follow instructions and work independently

  • Proficient with Microsoft Office Suite

  • Other software skills such as ArcGIS, STATA, R, offline/web editing, photoshop, will be an advantage

Expected Role:

  • Conduct primary and secondary research on areas related to urban policy

  • Provide support for existing research programs/projects for creation of knowledge products and project management

  • Assist in developing and organizing periodic seminars and events

  • Review literature and creating summaries on specific policy issues related to India

  • Support in building presentations, writing policy briefs and summaries for the team

  • Compile international and national best practices in selected policy domains

  • Work with Nagrika’s partner organizations in developing consulting proposals for potential work and/or assist in project delivery

  • Work with government agencies and other stakeholders impacting cities and citizens

  • Create sector specific research outputs

  • Assist in preparation of reports, proposals, applications, and presentations.

  • Travel as required by assigned research

Work Location: Dehradun

If interested, please fill the form below. The Nagrika team will be in touch with you.


Research Intern

Nagrika is looking for passionate and driven research interns with a deep interest in solving public problems to assist us in our Knowledge Creation program. Through this internship experience, students will learn about the current issues faced by Indian cities, conduct field work and explore Indian cities. They will also get exposed to the mainstream policy dialogue at city, state, national and international level.

We are looking for Master level students from Indian and International universities. Students from diverse courses may apply (including but not limited to public policy, law, urban planning, urban management, design, journalism, anthropology). 

Responsibilities:

  • Support existing research programs/projects

  • Work with Nagrika’s partner organizations in developing proposals and/or assist in delivery/management

  • Support building presentations, writing policy briefs and summaries

  • Conduct data mining exercises from existing databases and websites

  • Compile international and national best practices in selected policy domains

Qualifications:

  • Master level students in programs such as public policy, law, urban planning, urban management, social sciences, design, journalism, anthropology

  • Excellent written and verbal skills

  • Pro-active and ability to work independently

  • Proficient with MS Office Suite

  • Previous experience with qualitative and quantitative research will be an advantage

Work Location: Dehradun, India
Duration: At least 2 months


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