J-PAL SEA Research/Policy Intern

Job Description J-PAL Southeast Asia, based at the Institute for Economics and Social Research at the University of Indonesia (LPEM FEB UI), seeks qualified applicants for an internship position in J-PAL SEA. This position offers an opportunity to gain first-hand experience in project development, policy outreach and research implementation in an organization undertaking cutting-edge development research. The Intern will work closely with the J-PAL SEA staffs to support the development or execution of evaluations in a wide range of sectors: social protection, agriculture, tax and government; and so on, depending on need. S/he may also provide support for various upcoming policy and training events. The successful candidate will be placed at the J-PAL SEA office in the Universitas Indonesia campus in Salemba, Central Jakarta. Tasks The intern will perform a variety of tasks including, but not limited to:

  • Assisting in the preparation of materials for project intervention and evidence sharing work, including drafting summaries, briefs, memos, updates, presentations and translations;
  • Assisting in field management, data collection, and data cleaning of surveys;
  • Conducting background research on social topics, including desk research, field observations, write-ups, and translations;
  • Assisting in social media outreach and materials;
  • Assisting in organizing upcoming training, workshops and seminars.

Desired Qualifications and Experience

  • A bachelor’s degree (completed or in progress);
  • Excellent management and organizational skills;
  • Fluency and excellent communication skills in English and Indonesian;
  • Flexible, self-motivating, able to manage multiple tasks efficiently, and a team player;
  • Proficiency with MS Office applications;
  • Familiarity with randomized controlled trials is a plus;
  • Familiarity with STATA and data management is a plus;
  • Experience with data collection is a plus;
  • Interest in social and development issues.

How to Apply

Please send an email to jpalseajobs@povertyactionlab.org following these instructions exactly:

  1. Use the following as the email subject line “J-PAL SEA Intern.”
  2. Attach PDF copies of your CV, your diploma (if you have graduated), academic transcripts, and a cover letter no longer than 500 words. The cover letter should discuss how you meet the position requirements, emphasizing relevant skills and experience, as well as why you are interested in working with J-PAL SEA and how this experience will contribute to fulfilling their future academic and professional plans.

Incomplete applications will not be reviewed.  Shortlisted applicants will be contacted for interviews.

Internship – HR (Organization Development)

Company Description:

GDP Venture is a venture builder, focusing on commerce, media and entertainment and solution companies. Founded in 2010, GDP Venture is not only about venture capital. It is about growing sustainable and reputable companies in business of the future. Our purpose is to build and nurture world class companies in the Indonesian new economy, supported by teams of great technopreneurs, engineers, product people and marketers

Role Description:

  • Support HR Activities, such as Handle administrative HR/HRIS & Support HR/GA Project, etc.
  • Supporting performance appraisal
  • Supporting data collection tools, data sources, benchmarks, and performance targets
  • Data entry and general administrative tasks
  • Supporting other HR projects

Candidate Requirements:

• Candidate must possess at least Bachelor’s Degree in Management/Law/Psychology
• Willing to do full-time internship (Monday-Friday) for 3-6 months
• Ready to start internship program soon

Expected Hours per Week: 40 Hours

Internship – Data Analyst

Company Description:

GDP Venture is a venture builder, focusing on commerce, media and entertainment and solution companies. Founded in 2010, GDP Venture is not only about venture capital. It is about growing sustainable and reputable companies in business of the future. Our purpose is to build and nurture world class companies in the Indonesian new economy, supported by teams of great technopreneurs, engineers, product people and marketers

Role Description:

  • Processing requested data from user
  • Input data into database fast & accurately
  • Collecting, processing, and analyzing data

Candidate Requirements:

• Last semester of college; any major
• Passionate about technology & e-commerce
• Good interpersonal and communications skills
• Analytical thinking, detail, proactive
• Computer literate, minimum: able to operate Ms. Office
• Proficient typing skills
• Available for minimum 3 months internship
• Know Statistics and Probability

Internship – Sales and Marketing

Company Description:

GDP Venture is a venture builder, focusing on commerce, media and entertainment and solution companies. Founded in 2010, GDP Venture is not only about venture capital. It is about growing sustainable and reputable companies in business of the future. Our purpose is to build and nurture world class companies in the Indonesian new economy, supported by teams of great technopreneurs, engineers, product people and marketers

Role Description:

  • Merchant Acquisitions
  • Manage whole sales cycle
  • Coordinate with other departments to find out sales leads
  • Developing marketing content

Candidate Requirements:

• Final year student or Bachelor’s Degree in Art/Design/Creative Multimedia or other related major
• Proficient in MS office
• Have a good attitude and ability to work individually and teamwork
• Willing to work as an internship for at least 3 months contract period
• Eager to learn about Industry, organization, business and management
• Eager to learn to understand of area sales and marketing position

Internship – Creative Design

Company Description:

GDP Venture is a venture builder, focusing on commerce, media and entertainment and solution companies. Founded in 2010, GDP Venture is not only about venture capital. It is about growing sustainable and reputable companies in business of the future. Our purpose is to build and nurture world class companies in the Indonesian new economy, supported by teams of great technopreneurs, engineers, product people and marketers

Role Description:

  • Create designs, concepts, and sample layouts based on knowledge of layout principles
  • Develop graphics and layouts for product illustrations, logos, and web sites

Candidate Requirements:

• Final year student or Bachelor’s Degree in Art/Design/Creative Multimedia or other related major
• Proficient in Adobe Photoshop, Illustrator, and Flash
• Have a good attitude and ability to work individually and teamwork
• Willing to work as an internship for at least 3 months contract period
• Eager to learn about Industry, organization, business and management
• Preferable have design project experiences

Content Writer Intern

Company Description:

Liberty Society is a fashion social enterprise that empowers 30 refugee women through upskilling opportunities, a community of support, and access to livelihood. We work with brands and corporates to offer meaningful merchandises that are ethically made and sustainably sourced. Our mission is inspiring and empowering society through the stories behind, the designs crafted and causes supported from our basicwear and clothings. Every 30% of profit goes back to be reinvested to our House of Freedom, located in Bogor, Batam, and Serpong, that act as a safe space for more than 30 women to create, make, laugh, and thrive as independent seamstresses at our House of Freedom

Role Description:

  • Researching industry-related topics (combining online sources, interviews and studies)
  • Writing clear marketing copy to promote our products/services.
  • Preparing well-structured drafts for blogs and press releases for company.
  • Here is an exampleof our PR: https://kumparan.com/millennial/tehbotol-sosro-localsunite-dukung-kolaborasi-produk-fashion-ramah-lingkungan-1v5hr872GaL
  • Responsible for newsletter output and Linkedin content writing

Candidate Requirements:

– Journalism/ communications/ visual arts background
– Passionate using words for storytelling for impact

Expected hours per week: 25-30 hours/week

Data/Product Analyst Intern

Company Description:

Listee is a SaaS platform offering tools and services to help pre-order food businesses with operations. Our products range from collecting customer orders to managing those orders and finally requesting delivery couriers. Our mission is to empower these businesses so that they can grow and develop high quality products, whilst staying lean and agile.

Role Description:

As a data/product analyst you will be tasked on looking for improvement insights from various datasets (usage data, sales data, and lastly operational data). Your responsibilities include:

  • Support hypothesis validation by bringing in the data dimension
  • Provide basic data visibility to other functions in the team
  • Maintain and improve existing data pipelines

At Listee, you will also work with the product manager, strategy head and the tech/engineering teams. You will be exposed to a lot of datasets and will have freedom to experiment with analysis.

Candidate Requirements:

– Some background in data/engineering/cs is a plus
– Some experience in one of the following tools: SQL, Google Sheets, Python

Expected hours per week: 10-40 hours per week

Candidate Year: Year 1-4 Undergrad

Internship Period:

  • Immediately
  • Summer 2021

System and Process Improvement Project Internship

Company Description:

Grab is more than just the leading ride-hailing and mobile payments platform in Southeast Asia. We use data and technology to improve everything from transportation to payments and financial services across a region of more than 620 million people. We work with governments, drivers, passengers, merchants, and the community, to solve critical problems in Southeast Asia.

Grab began as a taxi-hailing app in 2012, but we have since extended our product platform to include GrabCar, GrabShare, GrabBike, GrabHitch, GrabExpress, GrabFood, GrabCoach, GrabShuttle, GrabCycle. We recently launched our fintech platform – GrabFinancial, which consists of payments, lending and insurance. Our latest addition is GrabVentures, an in-house incubation platform. We are focused on pioneering new commuting and payment alternatives for drivers and passengers with an emphasis on convenience, safety, and reliability. Currently, we offer services in 8 countries. Our R&D offices are in Singapore, Seattle, Beijing, Bangalore, Jakarta and Vietnam. We aspire to unlock the true potential of Southeast Asia and look for like-minded individuals to join us on this ride.

Project Scope:

  • Observe, analyze and provide recommendation towards current process, procedure to increase quality and required improvement be it on the new guidance or standard operating  procedure, includes support current process.
  • This project will be in one of these following business unit / department such as but not limited to: GrabFood, GrabMart, GrabKicthen, GrabTransport, GrabAds, GrabKios, GrabRentals, Marketing, Strategy, People Operations, and etc.

Internship Period:

  • Summer 2021

Internship Duration: 

  • 3 months

Research/Analytics Internship

Company Description:

Grab is more than just the leading ride-hailing and mobile payments platform in Southeast Asia. We use data and technology to improve everything from transportation to payments and financial services across a region of more than 620 million people. We work with governments, drivers, passengers, merchants, and the community, to solve critical problems in Southeast Asia.

Grab began as a taxi-hailing app in 2012, but we have since extended our product platform to include GrabCar, GrabShare, GrabBike, GrabHitch, GrabExpress, GrabFood, GrabCoach, GrabShuttle, GrabCycle. We recently launched our fintech platform – GrabFinancial, which consists of payments, lending and insurance. Our latest addition is GrabVentures, an in-house incubation platform. We are focused on pioneering new commuting and payment alternatives for drivers and passengers with an emphasis on convenience, safety, and reliability. Currently, we offer services in 8 countries. Our R&D offices are in Singapore, Seattle, Beijing, Bangalore, Jakarta and Vietnam. We aspire to unlock the true potential of Southeast Asia and look for like-minded individuals to join us on this ride.

If you share our vision of driving South East Asia forward, apply to join our team today.

Role Description:

Research toward the product or the market where the output expectation  is in the form of information market research result of said product or market to support initiative.

This project will be in one of these following business units / departments such as but not limited to: GrabFood, GrabMart, GrabKicthen, GrabTransport, GrabAds, GrabKios, GrabRentals, Marketing, Strategy, Operations, People Operations, etc.

Internship Period:

  • Summer 2021

Internship Duration: 

  • 3 months

Field Experience Project

Company Description:

Grab is more than just the leading ride-hailing and mobile payments platform in Southeast Asia. We use data and technology to improve everything from transportation to payments and financial services across a region of more than 620 million people. We work with governments, drivers, passengers, merchants, and the community, to solve critical problems in Southeast Asia.

Grab began as a taxi-hailing app in 2012, but we have since extended our product platform to include GrabCar, GrabShare, GrabBike, GrabHitch, GrabExpress, GrabFood, GrabCoach, GrabShuttle, GrabCycle. We recently launched our fintech platform – GrabFinancial, which consists of payments, lending and insurance. Our latest addition is GrabVentures, an in-house incubation platform. We are focused on pioneering new commuting and payment alternatives for drivers and passengers with an emphasis on convenience, safety, and reliability. Currently, we offer services in 8 countries. Our R&D offices are in Singapore, Seattle, Beijing, Bangalore, Jakarta and Vietnam. We aspire to unlock the true potential of Southeast Asia and look for like-minded individuals to join us on this ride.

Project Scope:

  • Take on roles as part of the operations team and deep dive in the experience for various project on the ground.
  • This project will be in one of these following business units / departments such as but not limited to: GrabFood, GrabMart, GrabKicthen, GrabTransport, GrabAds, GrabKios, GrabRentals, Marketing, Strategy, Operations, People Operations, etc.

Internship Period:

  • Summer 2021

Internship Duration: 

  • 3 months