Internship Programme

Sheher Saaz Internship Programme is designed for those who want to make a difference and contribute to the development of  policy centre in Pakistan

An internship at Sheher Saaz allows you to tackle real issues in policy areas spanning the full breadth of work. As an intern, you will have the opportunity to work alongside our experienced full-time staff in helping out in the day-to-day operations at a research centre.

Interns are an integral part of the team. They take charge of tasks that support the organisation’s work and operations. We welcome dedicated, resourceful and motivated individuals from various academic backgrounds to join our team and make an impact on building a better Pakistan.

Here you not only build your knowledge and skills in a thought provoking think tank environment, you will also gain experiences that will be beneficial to your personal and professional growth.

We offer three types of internship programmes:

Junior Associate Program

Sheher Saaz most competitive and prestigious internship programme for graduates. Candidates must possess expertise in subject areas relevant to Sheher Saaz work, such as economics, political science, law, business, social sciences, environment, gender development, GIS, transportation, project management, conservation, architecture and urban planning as well as business development. Junior Associates are expected to handle more complex tasks such as assisting with the completion of a research proposal/paper and leading a programme campaign.

Eligibility: University graduate with CGPA of at least 3.6

Duration: 6 to 9 months

To apply, please submit the following documents to hr@shehersaaz.com

  1. Curriculum Vitae (include references) and cover letter
  2. Transcripts and relevant certificates
  3. Essay to the following question: ‘What policy reforms would you propose in Pakistan and why?’
  4. Sample of written work

Shortlisted candidates will be notified for further interview.

Business Development Internship

Sheher Saaz is seeking a current college student, current graduate student, or recent college graduate who is interested in serving as an intern and providing a wide range of database, research, administrative, and general support to Sheher Saaz Development Manager. In return, Sheher Saaz will provide an opportunity for the intern to gain experience in and familiarity with areas such as conducting surveys, collecting primary and secondary data, event management,  business development, research, and the day-to-day operations of a think tank with a global network. The Development Intern will be part of the External Relations Team and report to the Development Manager.


Specific Responsibilities

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to, the following:

  • Assist the development staff in entering data for analysis.
  • Conduct research on potential strategic partners, markets and industries.
  • Prepare reports and presentations for internal and external use.
  • Draft correspondence, reports, proposals and briefs.
  • Assist the development staff in planning events and other activities.
  • Maintain files and other development materials.
  • Attend department and staff meetings
  • Assist with mailings, filing, and special projects as needed

Qualifications

  • Strong writing and research abilities.
  • Desire to learn more about research and development
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Office applications and relevant professional applications.
  • Experience with databases is a plus.
  • Good interpersonal skills and attention to detail.
  • A demonstrated commitment to Sheher Saaz mission and values.
  • Unimpeachable ethical standards and personal integrity.

Hours, Start Date and Duration

June 2018 to November 2018

Flexible within business hours (9:30 am to 6:00 pm). A firm commitment of 40 hours per week is required.

Duration: 6 months

To apply, please submit the following documents to hr@shehersaaz.com

  1. Curriculum Vitae (include references) and cover letter
  2. Transcripts and relevant certificates
  3. Sample of written work

Shortlisted candidates will be notified for further interview.

 Internship

Sheher Saaz Internship is an internship programme for fresh graduates and students from any academic background. Interns are expected to provide support for projects and activities of the division that they are assigned to, and will have the opportunity to be involved in policy research, event management, communications work and so on.

Eligibility: University students from any background

Duration: 3 to 6 months

To apply, please submit the following documents to hr@shehersaaz.com

  1. Curriculum Vitae
  2. Short answer to the following questions: ‘Why do you want to be part of Sheher Saaz and what do you want to achieve from the internship program (limit 300 words)
  3. Sample of written work

Shortlisted candidates will be notified for further interview.

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