Thinking of a Career in Emergency Management?
- BY Nicole Pelette
The International Center for Agriculture Research in the Dry Areas (ICARDA) invites applications for a six-month internship for the Monitoring, Evaluation and Learning (MEL) activities of the CGIAR Research Program on Grain Legumes and Dryland Cereals (CRP-GLDC). The MEL Intern is appointed by the MEL Specialist based in Egypt in accordance of the Human Resources Policies of ICARDA.
The internship is based in the office of CRP-GLDC at International Crops Research Institute for the Semi-Arid Tropics (ICRISAT), Patancheru, Hyderabad, India.
The selected national or international intern is contracted as Research Fellow with the aim to promote a better understanding of CGIAR and, providing assistance to CRP-GLDC of young researchers specializing in fields relevant to its activities, and offers an exceptional first employment experience to young graduates.
CRP-GLDC/ICRISAT will provide accommodation (dormitory), visa and country status support, office space and internet and desktop PC. ICARDA will provide the stipend, medical insurance, and flight.
He/she reports to the MEL Specialist and to a co-supervisor from CRP-GLDC based in ICRISAT Campus in Hyderabad. As part of MEL team of CRP-GLDC, he/she will liaise with the concerned activity scientists of 5 Flagship Programs based in 13 countries from 9 participating institutions of CRP-GLDC.
Role and Key Tasks:
Eligibility: Research Fellows must possess relevant academic background and show interest in the specific area in which they may operate at GLDC location, as the expectation is that the Research Fellow will contribute to the research programme concerned. They will normally be young researchers who have completed their masters and have up to 3 years of professional experience.