Research (Water and Sanitation) Internship

Inclusive Manufacturing Forum

Bangalore, , IN

About Inclusive Manufacturing Forum (

Inclusive Manufacturing Forum (IMF) is a formal initiative started at NIAS, Bengaluru, India with active participation from IISc and Canfield University (UK). IMF is envisioned to be a critical think tank, immensely engaged in the deliberation of the changing scenario of manufacturing in India and globally, amidst socio-cultural sensitivities, demographic diversities, economic evolution, and their implications on manufacturing esp. to both traditional enterprises and new age manufacturing entities. The primary mandate of IMF is to concert real-world wisdom through conducive research to prompt regulatory excellence, policy growth enablers, sustainability & diversity, implication of COPs, impact of geopolitics on industry, livelihood generation, emerging technology trends and navigating manufacturing foresight towards development of coherent policy interventions that can empower dignified well-being and sustain development for all strata of society.

About the Internship:

Selected intern’s day-to-day responsibilities include:

1. Assist with a variety of tasks and learn under the close mentorship of accomplished scientists/senior engineers
2. Research on serious challenges, risks, impasses in public policies concerning water and sanitation both in national and global context
3. Develop thoughtful arguments, make opinions, and develop the counter measures to be undertaken in future from a policy perspective

# of Internships available: 1

Skill(s) required: English Proficiency (Written) (Learn Business Communication)

Who can apply:

Only those candidates can apply who:

  1. are available for full time (in-office) internship

  2. can start the internship between 18th Feb’18 and 25th Mar’18

  3. are available for duration of 6 months

  4. have relevant skills and interests

  5. have already graduated or are currently in any year of study

** Women willing to start/restart their career can also apply.

Additional Information:

The mission of this internship is to foster potential through exposure to appropriate science and engineering policies, issues and programs. We provide short-term exposure with inter-disciplinary policy views for real-world problems. This is an opportunity for young talent to associate with IMF’s activities for mutual benefit. We encourage young graduates to understand government functioning, regulatory, developmental policy issues and contribute in its formulation, amendments if required, by generating input through critical analysis, review social issues and policies.