Jordan: Research and Translation Internship

Organization: Humanitarian Research Services
Country: Jordan
Closing date: 11 Dec 2016

HRS seeks four research and translation interns for Spring 2017. These interns will assist HRS researchers with translation of interview transcripts and assessments, data entry, corroboration of data points via open source research, and the compilation of daily reports on different regions in Syria. Interns will be trained in a number of software systems. The position is based in Amman, Jordan, from February to May.

Required Qualifications:

  • Advanced competency in written MSA and colloquial Arabic

  • Previous experience living, studying and/or working in the Middle East

  • Ability to spend the spring in Amman, Jordan

  • An interest in the Syrian conflict

Desired Qualifications:

  • Experience conducting independent research projects

  • Prior experience/ familiarity with the humanitarian sector

  • Interest in/experience with qualitative data collection and cleaning

  • Prior knowledge of Syria and the Syrian conflict

How to apply:

To apply, please address your cover letter and CV to info@hrs-i.org by 11 December, 2016. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted for an interview. Kindly note that HRS does not provide compensation for internships at this time.

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