A short-term research Intern is needed for a qualitative study on informal technology marketplaces conducted at Bangalore, India. The intern will conduct qualitative interviews and assist with data analysis.

The primary purpose of this study is to use in-depth, qualitative interviews to better understand the technology consumption behavior of low income consumers and the role of informal technology marketplaces in their purchasing behaviour. The study will be from mid-July to mid-August.

We are looking for a research intern who has prior coursework or experience in conducting qualitative research. It would help if the candidate also had prior experiencing in analyzing qualitative research.

Language proficiency in English, Kannada, and Hindi is essential. It helps to know other languages spoken at the marketplace such as Tamil and Marwadi.

Graduate training in the social sciences, humanities, social work, management, or a related field preferred.

The ideal candidate will have a flexible schedule / availability, as recruitment and interviewing may occur on weekends and late evenings.

Pay will be based on experience.

The research intern will have opportunities for publishing papers and enhancing his/her training in research methods.

All applications must be accompanied by a CV/resume and a cover letter explaining your particular interest in this study and prior experience with qualitative and other research.

Interested applicants may contact me (mail@onkarhoysala.com) and Priyank Chandra (prch@umich.edu).

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