ICOMOS India, the national committee of ICOMOS in India, is seeking self motivated and skilled individuals to join our team as Research Interns. This is a full-time paid position with a duration of 12 months, designed to support ongoing processes of secretariat by formalising initiatives, such as newsletters, publications, webinars, lecture series etc. We welcome applications from enthusiastic students, recent graduates, and qualified candidates who are considering a future in conservation practice and research in cultural heritage.
Position: Research Internship
Duration: 12 Months
Application Deadline: Friday, 20th October 2023
Roles and Responsibilities:
Assist the Publication Unit in collecting the content, organising and formatting the publications.
Assist in the organisation of Lectures, Webinars and Seminars.
Assist the National Scientific Counsellor in collating and organising NSC objectives and activities.
Assist in communication with the membership of activities undertaken by ICOMOS India at the Zonal, NSC or Working Group levels.
Assist in management of events (meetings, seminars, workshops, conferences and other outreach programs) and rapporteur at them.
Assist in research activities at ICOMOS India (related to conservation and management of cultural heritage).
Develop systems to conduct surveys to support research activities, organisational functioning and subsequent interpretation of findings.
Assist in collating content, organizing and formatting publications, reports, and event records.
Assist in management of the online presence of ICOMOS India through social media and website with regular updates.
Assist in any other tasks assigned by the Executive Committee.
Qualification and Skills:
Undergraduate degree in either Architecture, Archaeology, History OR Masters Degree in any field allied to Cultural Heritage Conservation Practice and Research.
Excellent written and communication skills in English, familiarity with at least one other Indian language and ability to organise without continuous monitoring.
Ability to conduct independent research, and review/ edit works with a familiarity with research writing norms, citations etc.
Sound knowledge of softwares: MS Office Suite: Word, PowerPoint, Excel (essential), Adobe Photoshop/ Illustrator/ InDesign, etc.
Designing of posters, reports and other graphical media (desirable).
Willingness and openness to learn.
Interested candidates are invited to submit their applications latest by 20th October 2023.