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Internship Opportunity (Full Time) at JTSDS- TISS Mumbai [Stipend of Rs. 30k]: Apply by Oct 22: Expired

Applications are invited for Internship Opportunity (Full Time) at JTSDS- TISS Mumbai for the year 2021. The last date of application is 22 October.


The majority of fast-growing urban areas already have high levels of poverty, unemployment, informality and environmental risk, as well as housing and other forms of deprivation of services. The rapid urbanisation process that is predicted, will largely take place in cities and towns of the global South, and will pose significant challenges to both authorities and the people who live and work in these cities.

Those who live in informal settlements typically lack stable sources of employment, access to safe water and sanitation, durable housing and security of tenure. The Jamsetji Tata School for Disaster Studies has organized a short programme on Urban Resilience in the past for students from different academic programme from across the world.

Based on the positive feedback of the programme and the need for in-depth knowledge on resilience in light of increasing frequencies of disasters in urban spaces across the world, the Centre for Disaster and Development, JTSDS is planning to develop an online course on urban resilience for a global audience.

The Centre intends to broaden the knowledge on urban disasters for professionals and researchers engaged in the sector by discussing and debating the meaning of vulnerability and resilience as the course explores complex interactions between diverse factors that produce and shape the vulnerabilities and resilience in urban communities across several countries.

Job description

To conceptualize and develop the online course, the Centre invites interested candidates to apply for the post of Intern with the following Terms of Reference –

  • It is a three month contract subject to renewal dependent on the candidates performance.
  • Collate information on courses on similar themes across the globe
  • Develop the course objective and summary
  • Develop course content for the new proposed course
  • Collate relevant reading material for the course
  • Identify key speakers and resource person for the course
  • Develop structure for online presentation and videos, if required.
  • Conduct interactive sessions, attend meetings with experts to develop and review the course.
  • Usage of different media platforms, undertake video editing, allow for bettered course interaction and development.

The above are the tasks required to but not limited to perform. Changes and additions in responsibilities can be added given on the candidates calibre.


Master’s in Disaster Management, Urban Planning, Development Studies and affiliated fields. Experience on the above mentioned theme will be preferred.


A candidate is required to email in a copy of their recent CV (1 page) with a covering letter to .The subject of the email should be “Position of RA for Urban Disasters”. The last date for application is 22/10/21.

Candidates short listed for the interview would be intimated on their contact email address. The Intern will report directly to the Project Director. Women and minority candidates are encouraged to apply.

Duration & Stipend

Three month contract with Rs. 30,000 per month, commensurate with academic background and professional experience.

Click here to view the official notification of Internship Opportunity (Full Time) at JTSDS- TISS Mumbai.

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