Deadline: November 15, 2018
Salary: Commensurate with experience
Prajnya is looking for a part-time Accountant to join our growing team.
The Accountant will work closely with our office team, Trustees and Auditor. S/he will handle day-to-day bookkeeping, entering the accounts in Tally, compliance-related formalities and other accounts work.
We are looking for someone who is organised, motivated and adaptable in a dynamic workplace.
Shared values, including gender sensitivity, and team spirit are a must. If the candidate understands the nature of social sector work, it is a bonus.
Please send an application letter, a detailed resume and a list of two references to firstname.lastname@example.org on or before November 15, 2018. We will communicate with the shortlisted candidates.
Duration: One year, January 1, 2019 to December 31, 2019
Deadline: November 20, 2018
Prajnya invites applications for the R. Rajaram GRIT Research Fellowship. Fellows have the opportunity to carry out their own original research project on a subject relating to sexual and gender-based violence, in addition to specific research responsibilities at Prajnya.
The Fellowship is envisioned as an apprenticeship and comes with a modest stipend of Rs. 10000/- per month, access to mentoring, publication and networking opportunities. A small amount of research support will also be made available depending on the needs of the project. This opportunity is ideal for those with a graduate degree, who are planning to pursue research degrees in the near future.
While the research project will form a significant part of the Fellow's work, s/he will also have the opportunity to work Prajnya's Gender Violence Research and Information Taskforce (GRIT), which uses research and public education to inform and empower the community. In this connection, the Fellow will be responsible for:
The R. Rajaram GRIT Research Fellowship will be offered for one year at a time and all commitments must be completed by the end of that time. We welcome both Chennai-based and non-resident applicants. Non-resident Fellows will be required to spend residential stints in Chennai in the course of the year; the schedule for these will be decided at the time of the award.
Applications will be accepted only over email (email@example.com) and must be submitted by November 20, 2018. Only complete applications will be considered, and they must include:
Location: Chennai, India
Duration: Three months
Deadline: By the 15th of any month, to start the following month
The Gender Violence Research and Information Taskforce (GRIT) at Prajnya is offering three-month internships on a rolling basis to interested persons. The interns will be expected to put in about 15 hours a week. They will receive a letter of completion on successfully finishing their assignments.
Internship assignments may include any of the following, depending on the intern’s skills and our needs:
Note: This is a non-paying internship opportunity.
Those interested in and meeting the above requirements may send their application including a cover letter and an up-to-date CV to firstname.lastname@example.org. Only applications of short-listed candidates will be acknowledged.
Duration: Six months
Number of positions: One
Location: Preferably Chennai; but we will consider other applications.
For the January 15-June 15 Internship: November 30
For the June 15-January 15 Internship: May 31
The Prajnya Archives are offering two six-month internships a year, starting from 2017. For those who are selected, the Internships present an opportunity to learn practical documentation skills, to visualise careers in history and to engage with the exciting and important work of making visible South Asian women’s engagement with the world around them.
The Prajnya Archives are a user-generated repository of visual records that document the role that women have played in the public sphere. We invite people to upload their photos on an on-going basis and also put out thematic calls for photos at least once a year. These entries are then added to the Archives.
Internship responsibilities will include:
The Interns will work with both the Archives Curators and with the Prajnya Team. They will be expected to put in about 15 hours a week. They will receive a letter of completion on successfully finishing their assignments.
We are looking for an Archives Intern with an established interest in history, women’s studies, museum studies or anthropology, although people from other backgrounds are invited to apply.
This is an unpaid internship. A Chennai location would suit us best but relocation is not essential as much of the work will be done online.
Those interested in and meeting the above requirements may send their application including a cover letter and an up-to-date CV to email@example.com Only applications of short-listed candidates will be acknowledged.