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Organization : Stockholm Environment Institute
Type : Nonprofits / องค์กรไม่แสวงหาผลกำไร
Date : 1 Feb 2019
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Deadline : 21 / February / 2019

We are seeking a highly motivated intern, fluent in spoken and written Thai and English, to assist in translating and coding data sets as part of the City Health and Wellbeing Initiative at SEI Asia.

About SEI and SEI Asia

SEI is an international non-profit research and policy organization that tackles environment and development challenges. We connect science and decision-making to develop solutions for a sustainable future for all. SEI has eight centres around the world in Sweden, the UK, the US, Thailand, Kenya, Estonia and Colombia.

SEI Asia, based in Bangkok, has a diverse team of multinational experts that integrates scientific research with participatory approaches to co-develop and share knowledge, build partnerships, and influence policy for resilient development. It focuses on gender and social equity, climate adaptation, reducing disaster risk, water insecurity and integrated water resources management, transitional agriculture, renewable energy and urbanisation. SEI Asia is an affiliate of Chulalongkorn University, Thailand.

Internship description

Our internship offers great work experience, and an opportunity to apply and expand skills in data analysis on urban environments and wellbeing. The data sets in question consist of qualitative and quantitative data that have been gathered from an extensive wellbeing survey, and participatory GIS (PGIS) activities, in Udon Thani. This data now needs to be cleaned, translated from Thai into English, and coded, using a pre-determined coding scheme.

We are seeking a highly motivated intern, fluent in written and spoken Thai and English, to assist the City Health and Wellbeing (CheW) team at SEI Asia in data cleaning, coding and analysis.  The ideal candidate should have a proven capacity for data management and analysis, including of qualitative data, and be comfortable working in a scientific research organisation.

The intern will work closely with the CHeW team in the SEI Asia office in Bangkok for a period of 3 months. The intern will also have the opportunity to learn about the other research activities of SEI Asia and participate in developing Thai-language communications outputs for dissemination in the project location.

Candidates with previous experience of participating in quantitative or qualitative social science or environmental projects are encouraged to apply, as are those with experience in digitizing maps and/or using GIS software.

Main tasks

  • Check and clean the quantitative and qualitative data in Excel, as follows:
  1. a) 600+ wellbeing survey results,
  2. b) 400+ PGIS answer forms, and
  3. c) 8+ PGIS location assessment forms
  • Translate the qualitative data from Thai into English
  • Support the coding of participant responses, based on codes which will have been prepared in advance, as well as new codes which may emerge
  • Produce local communication outputs in Thai to help disseminate the research findings in the study site.
  • The intern may also digitize maps from the PGIS activities if time, interest and skill permit.

Skills and qualifications required

  • Fluency in spoken and written Thai and English
  • Bachelor’s degree in a relevant subject such as social science or environmental science
  • Proven capacity in managing large datasets using Microsoft Excel, including qualitative datasets
  • Experience in coding qualitative datasets is desirable
  • Previous experience of environmental, social or urban research is an advantage
  • Previous experience of GIS software and digitization of maps is an advantage
  • Ability to communicate to a diverse audience through written outputs or other media
  • Ability to work in a diverse, international team
  • Ability to work effectively and calmly in a high-pressure environment and to prioritize and effectively manage assignments in a timely manner.
  • Organizational skills, with an ability to stay focused on assigned tasks and working within agreed timelines.

Duration

This internship is for a period of 3 months, based in Bangkok.

How to apply

We are reviewing applications on an ongoing basis so please submit your application as soon as possible, however no later than January 31 2019, 23:59 CEST.

Please send us a letter explaining why you would be suitable for this internship along with your latest CV to nipa.laithong@sei.org by February 21 2019. Please note that only shortlisted applicants meeting the above requirements will be contacted.

 

 

Contact : Diane Archer: diane.archer@sei.org

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