Communication Intern

International Water Management Institute (IWMI)

New Delhi, Delhi, India 🇮🇳


The International Water Management Institute (IWMI), a CGIAR Research Center, is seeking applications from enthusiastic students who are looking to gain professional experience in the field of communications at its office in New Delhi, India.

During this internship, the intern will assist in the following areas:

  • Writing and editing of blogs, articles, and social media content.
  • Supporting the production of communication collaterals for the India office and CGIAR Research Initiatives.
  • Assisting with IWMI’s participation in India Water Week 2022.
  • Collating media coverage and assisting in analysis.
  • Helping with the preparation of a strong media database and building media relations.
  • Helping to organize photographs, videos, etc., for future reference.
  • Helping with the editing of content for the website.
  • Providing day-to-day support to communication-related activities.

Qualifications, knowledge and experience:

  • Master’s students who have recently graduated in journalism, communications, media studies, social sciences or a related discipline.
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills in English.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office software.
  • Ability to work in a multicultural environment with strong teamwork skills.
  • Basic knowledge of designing software.

IWMI will provide a monthly stipend to the selected candidate during the internship period.

The duration of the initial internship contract will be for 3 months with the possibility of extension based on performance, requirements of IWMI, and availability of funds. This is a nationally recruited internship and only citizens of India are eligible to apply.To apply, visit Applications must be submitted by 24:00 (IST) on October 14, 2022 (Friday).

The International Water Management Institute (IWMI) is an international, research-for-development organization that works with governments, civil society and the private sector to solve water problems in developing countries and scale up solutions. Through partnership, IWMI combines research on the sustainable use of water and land resources, knowledge services and products with capacity strengthening, dialogue and policy analysis to support implementation of water management solutions for agriculture, ecosystems, climate change and inclusive economic growth. Headquartered in Colombo, Sri Lanka, IWMI is a CGIAR Research Center with offices in 13 countries and a global network of scientists operating in more than 30 countries.

IWMI believes that diversity powers our innovation, contributes to our excellence, and is critical for our mission. We offer a multi-cultural, multi-color, multi-generational and multi-disciplinary working environment. We are consciously creating an inclusive organization that reflects our global character and our commitment to gender equity. We, therefore, encourage applicants from all cultures, races, ethnicities, religions, sexes, national or regional origins, ages,