Intern (Research Data Management)

WorldFish, Penang, Malaysia

Skill Required:, Research and Analysis
Closing Date for Applications: 
31st October, 2015

Job Description

Key Responsibilities

  • Assist researchers identify research data for submission and define metadata
  • Assist researcher with review of data for consistency and quality
  • Upload or assist uploading the data and metadata to the WorldFish account at Dataverse
  • Assist preparation of educational and motivational material to teach WorldFish staff about the new procedures and benefits of them
  • Assist project leaders prepare data management plans
  • Assist project leaders design innovative data capture and entry systems for projects

Skill Requirements

  • Degree in information management or related field with a familiarity with open data in science information management.
  • Data set management skills for consistency checks
  • Comfort with software for data management
  • Excellent written and verbal English communication skills.
  • Ability to work independently as well as part of a team in a multicultural environment.
  • Hardworking with a good work ethic.


  • This position is an excellent opportunity to gain information management experience with an international research organization.
  • The internship is predominantly desk-based.
  • The intern will also get the chance to interact and collaborate with staff on other projects.
  • A monthly stipend, a return ticket (if applicable), and medical insurance shall be provided

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