EMBARQ India seeks applications for its 2013 Internship Program for project and research work on sustainable transport and urban development. EMBARQ India has been actively promoting the development of sustainable transport in a number of Indian cities. Its project and research work spans various fields, like bus operations; Bus Rapid Transit; road safety audits; transit oriented development; station accessibility; non-motorised transport; and para-transit services. EMBARQ India also works actively in the areas of research and policy for sustainable transport.
About the Program
The internship program will run for a duration of 8 – 12 weeks between April and October 2013 in an Indian city, and will offer a stipend to cover some expenses. Interns will be assigned research or project assignments to work on independently, or collaboratively with the EMBARQ India team, to be completed by the end of the duration of the internship. Topics for these assignments will be related to EMBARQ India’s work in sustainable transport development in Indian cities. Interns will be assigned a mentor, a member of EMBARQ India staff.
Interested applicants must be presently pursuing, or have recently completed a postgraduate degree in any field related to urban studies and/or transport planning. Students currently pursuing postgraduate degree in other fields such as environmental studies or economics, with a sub-specialization in urban transport or urban development, may also apply.
Applications close 31st March, 2013.