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Research Intern - Air Quality



19 Sept 2023

1 Oct 2023



New Delhi

Job description

CEEW’s Risks and Adaptation team seeks to hire a Research Intern for the Air Quality team to expand its work in the space of air pollution. The successful applicant will assist the team members in undertaking extensive quantitative and qualitative research, including literature review, data analysis, and would support the advancement of the research and policy engagement for air quality. Responsibilities include-

  • To track industrial pollution scenarios, environmental performances, pollution norms, monitoring & reporting and compliance status and solutions in India vis-a vis global best practices
  • Literature review on industrial pollution regulations/norms, abatement technologies (APCDs) in India vis-à-vis global standards and exploring a way forward
  • Research on real-time pollution monitoring (CEMS and CAAQMS)- assessment, challenges and solutions and working with the relevant stakeholders to assist in successful implementation
  • Survey (environmental/regulatory/industrial)- design, questionnaire development, execution, assessment and report preparation
  • Accompany the other team members for meetings, prepare minutes of the meetings and assist with relevant follow up
  • Sharp and analytical mind with a keen interest in connecting data with stories
  • Strong communication skills for effective, efficient, and adaptive verbal and written communication, and active listening
  • Strong quantitative research skills and experience in using statistical software – R/Stata/Python
  • Ability to dig deeper into details, while not losing sight of the broader objectives


  • B.E. / B.Tech. in Electronics/Mechanical/ Instrumentation/Civil engineering, or M.Sc. in Physics/Environment
  • 0-1 years of relevant research experience
  • A fair understanding on Real-time pollution Monitoring System – CEMS, EQMS, CAAQMS and environmental policy and governance in India and worldwide
About the organisation

The Council on Energy, Environment and Water (CEEW) is one of Asia’s leading not-for-profit policy research institutions. The Council uses data, integrated analysis, and strategic outreach to explain – and change – the use, reuse, and misuse of resources. The Council addresses pressing global challenges through an integrated and internationally focused approach. It prides itself on the independence of its high-quality research, develops partnerships with public and private institutions, and engages with the wider public.

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