RESEARCH and DEVELOPMENT ASSISTANT (RDA) - INTERNSHIP

Gawad Kalinga

  • < 15 persons
Job description

         WHAT  WILL  THE  RDA  DO  FROM  APRIL TO AUGUST?

The   2014   Research   and   Development   Assistant   can   be   based   anywhere   in   the   world   and   will   work   directly   with   the   GK   United   Kingdom   country   representative   and   academic   advisor   team   to   develop  case-­‐studies,  research,   and  contribute  to  the  development   of  the  external  website  and  internal  online  knowledge  management   system.  The  primary  role  of  the  RDA  is  to  aid  in  the  research  process   and  writing  driven  by  the  GK  Europe  academic  team;   additionally,   other  exciting  priority  initiatives  may  arise. 

         

          EXPECTATIONS,  RESPONSIBILITIES  AND  TASKS

  • Case  Study  Development:  Support  academic  team  in   publishing  suite  of  case  studies  on  GK  social  enterprises  and   organizational  development.  Note - there  is  opportunity  for   RDA  to  propose  independent  authoring  of  relevant  subject   matter.
  • GK  Europe  Curriculum  Development:  Collaborate  with  director   and  academic  team  to  generate  an  inventory  of    relevant   readings,  videos,  content  (etc)  that  can  be  uploaded  on  the   external  GK  academic  website.
  • Organizational  Development:  serve  as  the  central  organizer  of   the  internal  ‘online  management  system’  that  is  currently   under  initial  development.  Note  that  the  GK  team  leverages   cloud  based  technology  and  that  use  of  googledocs  is  a   plus.


    THE  2014  RDA  DELIVERY  SCHEDULE  

    *In  collaboration  with  the  GK  Europe  Team,  the  RDA  will   help  support  the  following  processes­‐  this  is  a  high-­level  overview   only.  The  team  is  happy  to  explore  opportunities  proposed  by  the  RDA 

    APRIL/MAY: Transcribe  audio  interviews  from  4  conducted  in  the  field  with  social   entrepreneurs  from  Februar; Co-­develop  Internal  Management   System  (IMS); Collaborate  with  academic  team  to   provide  first  draft  of  case  study   related  to  topic  of  choice and assist  with  the  launch  and  publishing of case-­studies on external academic site

    JUNE: Assist  with  curriculum  development

    JULY: Wrap  up  independent  projects 


    IS  THIS  EXPERIENCE  THE  RIGHT  FIT  FOR  YOU?

    The  ideal  candidate  will:

  • be passionate about the goals of GK and excited to contribute to the academic field
  • have  undergraduate/graduate  experience  in  international relations,  sustainable  development, organizational development or relevant areas
  • be self-­starting and entrepreneurial in approach to working with a fast paced, multi-­task oriented team
  • have familiarity and experience with google site/docs, ‘Strikingly’ and other online web development  programs
  • possess a track record of accomplished project delivery
  • be an excellent communicator and academic writer
How to apply?
Please fill out the online interest form here: https://docs.google.com/forms/d/1KmnDQYUzMmm1dFYhgajSZoM9_S5y6zq5ZxBKXpZbFPU/viewform
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  • Posted on 04-16-2014
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