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Research Intern, Partnership on Sustainable, Low Carbon Transport – China

Organization: Partnership on Sustainable, Low Carbon Transport

Position Title: Research Intern

Location: Shanghai, China

Application Deadline: April 30, 2015

Description: SLoCaT Partnership is looking for a research intern who has a strong interest in global policies on transport, sustainable development, and climate change. He or she will work directly with the SLoCaT Secretariat, which is based in Changning District in Shanghai, China.

The research intern will be mainly responsible for providing research support on sustainable transport based on one or more of the following 5 work streams of SLoCaT Partnership:

  1. Results Framework on Sustainable Transport
  2. Financing Framework for Sustainable Transport
  3. Collaborative Work Program on Sustainable Transport and Poverty
  4. Work Program on Transport and Climate Change
  5. Rural Transport

Detailed information and plans under the 5 work streams can be found in the SLoCaT Partnership Work Program 2015-2016.

Responsibilities: The internship with SLoCaT Partnership will focus on the following areas with potential for expansion into other areas depending on the needs of the organization:

  • Assisting with qualitative and quantitative research projects on various topics relating to sustainable transport;
  • Preparing and checking collected information on the global development of sustainable transport;
  • Using spreadsheet and other software to analyze qualitative data; assist in generating data summaries with graphics and tables;
  • Perform any other additional task for SLoCaT Partnership.

Requirements:

  • Able to commit to between 3 and 6 months of working full-time in the Shanghai office;
  • Bachelor’s Degree or above in transport, urban planning, public policy, or other fields related to sustainable development;
  • Has a passion for promoting global sustainable development through transport;
  • Experiences with Microsoft office;
  • Fluency in written and spoken English is required.

How to Apply: Interested candidates can submit their resume and cover letter plus two references in English to Talya Enriquez Romano (talya.enriquezromano@slocatpartnership.org). Only English resumes will be considered.

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