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The role
Prospera Breakthrough Area 1 is seeking up to 2 intern(s) to support research that would contribute towards markets expansion and job creation across Prospera’s portfolio of work. Specifically, up to two (2) interns are sought to support the work of Practice Areas on Labour and Skills and on Innovation and Entrepreneurship, respectively.

The intern will assist with data processing and analyses; review of literature; written and oral translation; support in convening seminars and other events; communications, outreach, and logistical support. This internship program will be particularly suitable for final year students, fresh graduates, or postgraduate students in Economics, Econometrics, or other related disciplines, who are interested in gaining firsthand experience working on trade, labour, innovation, and broader economic issues across a wide range of pressing economic policies in Indonesia. Women candidates are encouraged to apply.  The final selection will be merit-based.

Please click here to access the Terms of Reference detailing responsibilities and selection criteria:

About you (Selection Criteria)

The candidate will possess strong qualifications including:

  • A recent graduate, postgraduate student, or final year undergraduate student in Economics, Econometrics, Development Economics, Statistics, or other related quantitative-focused disciplines, with a strong appreciation for policy analysis.
  • Aspirations to gain experience working on trade, labour, and innovation issues.
  • Ability to multi-task and adhere to deadlines, whilst maintaining accuracy under pressure.
  • Prior experience and proficiency in using statistical software packages, particularly STATA. Experiences in using other statistical software will be appreciated.
  • Experience in micro level data crunching especially household survey data, firm-level survey data, trade data will be an advantage.
  • Ability to communicate clearly in both English and Bahasa Indonesia.

About the program
Prospera is a partnership facility between the Government of Australia (through Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade) and the Government of Indonesia. It aims to foster strong, sustainable, and inclusive economic growth in Indonesia. Commencing from 1 March 2018, Prospera is a planned five-year investment.

The internship is open for Indonesia national and the role is based in Jakarta- Indonesia.

How to apply
We welcome your interest in joining the Prospera team. Apply by sending your resume and cover letter (that highlights your background, thesis/research paper, and area of interest, max 3 pages for cover letter) and writing sample with strong quantitative analysis (optional). Application must be received by 5pm (Jakarta time) on Wednesday, 01 Jun 2022. Applications not containing a response to the selection criteria may not be considered.

Cardno provides equal employment opportunities. We welcome and encourage applications from people of all backgrounds and abilities.

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About Cardno
We are a global provider of integrated professional services which enrich the physical and social environment for the communities in which we live and work. Our team of multidisciplinary specialists has more than 70 years’ experience in designing, developing, and delivering sustainable projects and community advancement programs.

Cardno ID (International Development) has extensive experience managing a number of donor-funded programs in the Asia Pacific region. We engage in international development as a holistic, multidisciplinary, and integrated process. Strengthened by our geographic and market diversity, we are committed to providing innovative and integrated solutions that create opportunities for significant, lasting change in emerging economies. Collaborating with multilateral and bilateral donors, private clients, governments, and communities to develop sustainable solutions to complex challenges, we work with local counterparts to achieve meaningful impact.

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