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The Indo-German Centre for Sustainability (IGCS) is inviting applications for interns for its research program under the Department of Science and Technology initiative on peri-urban dynamics, sustainability, and climate resilient development with a focus on Sriperumbudur. The selected candidates will be based in Chennai and will be expected to contribute to the various research activities of the project.


Recent graduates or current students of a Masters/ Bachelors program in any discipline, especially, humanities, social sciences, environmental studies and economics. Candidates should have good oral and written communication skills in English. Communication skills in Tamil will be a bonus. Candidates will be paid a stipend as per IIT Madras’ Industrial Consultancy & Sponsored Research norms based on their knowledge and experience. Transport and other expenses during field-work (if any) will also be taken care of by IGCS. Candidates will learn about sustainable development and climate change dynamics with focus on Sriperumbudur. Interested candidates please send a cover letter and resume to

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