CLIx is looking to get interns on board for a period of two to three month April- June 2017 at TISS, Mumbai to assist CLIx team in the following areas:

  1. Curriculum Development (Mathematics and English, Mumbai & Science, Bhopal)
  2. Field Action Research (for implementing States-Telangana, Rajasthan, Chhattisgarh and Mizoram)
  3. Field technologist
  4. Media production

Skills/knowledge required:

Expertise of working with spreadsheets; Basic software development cycle; Good command over English, Hindi and Telugu; Orientation towards research

Qualification:

  • For 1- BSc/ MSc/ BA/ MA (1st and 2ndyear); Domain expertise, experience and interest in school education
  • For 2- MA in Education, Social work, Social Entrepreneurs (1st and 2ndyear)
  • For 3 and 4- B Tech/BCA /MCA/MSc/ Media studies (2nd year engineering student or final year graduation student)

 Based on relevant experience, the intern will be provided with stipend. In case of field work, the project will support travel and stay for the candidates. Limited hostel accommodation during TISS vacation may be provided in case it is available.

 Expected time period:

Between April- June 2017

Candidates may apply using the below online link:

https://clix.tiss.edu/opportunities/clix-internship/

For any queries please contact Poonam Sachdev, (Email: poonam.sachdev@tiss.edu) with CIx- Internship 2017 in the subject line of your e-mail.

About TISS:

The Tata Institute of Social Sciences (TISS) which was established in 1936 is a Deemed University fully funded by the University Grant Commission (UGC), Government of India. The TISS offers 46 Master Degree Programmes in a range of Socially relevant inter-disciplinary of Social Work, Social Sciences, Health, Management, Labour Studies and Habitat Studies from its Mumbai, Tuljapur, Guwahati and Hyderabad Campuses. It has a strong M.Phil/Ph.D programme a high degree of freedom and autonomy shape the positive work ethos and creativity in the Institute.

The TISS offers a very challenging but fulfilling academic environment and opportunities to practitioners committed to creating a just society through education, generation of knowledge and field action and invites interested persons located within and outside India to apply for the position of Lead Technologist- CLIx.

About CLIx

The Connected Learning Initiative (CLIx) is an innovative field action programme being launched by the Centre for Education Innovation and Action Research (CEI&AR), to improve the professional and academic prospects of high school’s students from underserved communities in India. CLIx incorporates thoughtful pedagogical design and leverages contemporary technology, including online capabilities, to provide quality educational content and experiences at scale in the areas of Mathematics, English and Science along with the development of Values. Teacher education is an integral part of the initiative. The initiative aims to reach a total of approximately 1,000 schools and 150,000 students in 4 states, as well as conduct professional development for approximately 4500 teachers. CLIx involves partnerships and collaborations with research and development institutions, and state governments. CLIx is led by the Tata Institute for Social Sciences (TISS) and the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), with support from the Tata Trusts. For more information, please visit https://clix.tiss.edu/

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