Intern – Human Resources, WRI India

Intern – Human Resources, WRI India

Who we are what we do?

WRI India, an independent charity legally registered as the India Resources Trust, provides objective information and practical proposals to foster environmentally sound and socially equitable development. WRI India’s mission is to move human society to live in ways that protect Earth’s environment and its capacity to provide for the needs and aspirations of current and future generations. Through research, analysis, and recommendations, WRI India puts ideas into action to build transformative solutions to protect the earth, promote livelihoods, and enhance human well-being. 

We are inspired by and associated with World Resources Institute (WRI), a global research organization. Currently over 150 researchers are working with WRI India in our offices at Delhi, Mumbai and Bengaluru. 

Overview for Operations

WRI Operations team supports the crucial front line work of the organization, they directly interact and work with donors, partners, government agencies, statutory bodies, trustees, vendors, and Consultants in fielding their inquiries,  providing support at all the fronts and solving problems.   So that the WRI programs can be implemented without any hurdles and the program staff and researchers can develop high quality research documents, plans and implement the programs at the field level.     

WRI operations team consists of various functions such as Budget and Finance, Grants and Contracts, Legal Counsel, Human Resource, IT and Facilities management. Each role comes under the purview of operations and each function lead reports to the Director Operations and Director Operations report to the CEO of the Organization.

WRI Operations team strive for operational excellence across all functions starting with the recruitment, retention and management of WRI’s staff, our most important asset. We manage our endowment, the contributions entrusted to us, and our facilities in ways that are in line with our values and advance our mission. We maintain strict budgetary planning and financial controls to ensure that all contributions are managed in compliance with donors’ wishes.

About your role:

WRI India is looking for a diligent Intern to assist our HR department with various administrative tasks. You will be responsible for keeping track of staff records.

The ideal candidate for this position is a skillful problem solver with excellent organizational and time management skills. You need to be proficient in performing administrative tasks and be able to adapt to a fast-paced work environment. This role expects you to have an basic understanding of HR Processes and managing staff records.

How your day will unfold:

  • Responsible for Administrative and compliance duties such as managing staff files and supporting documentation to ensure accurate and complete records of every staff.
  • Creating process flows to keep a track of all documentation.
  • Organize the HR records of staff  in a systematic manner (both hard copies and soft copies)
  • Actively supporting HR with audits.
  • Supporting the team with other on-going projects.

Qualification and requirements we seek:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in human resources or related field or currently pursuing masters in similar field.
  • Highly organized and must have good communication skills
  • Ability to work in a team and produce quality output under tight deadlines
  • Self-motivated and strong analytical skills
  • Attention to detail, prioritization skill, and time management
  • Quick learner with a positive attitude
  • An empowered team member, a process-oriented thinker
  • Ability to clearly document processes and procedures.

This internship will require you to work from our Mumbai office.

Duration: 2 Months

Location: Mumbai, India

Stipend: 25,000 per Month 

Start date: At the earliest 

To Apply:

Only Qualified applicants should apply online at All applications must be submitted online through this career portal in order to be formally considered. 

List of Documents to be attached:

  • Cover Letter
  • Resume

Only shortlisted applicants will be contacted for interview purpose. Finalized candidate may be required to take a writing/analytical test.

We believe in equal employment, it is our policy to recruit, and provide opportunities for advancement in all job classifications without regard to caste, color, religion, sex, age, marital status, sexual preference, parental status, or disability.

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