Social Scientist Intern

Location: Mexico City Posted Date: August 11, 2018
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Employer Job Id: 193912BR Careermine Job Id: 1692962
Job Summary

[Company] Mexico is looking for a Social Scientist Intern to work on social baseline studies, impact assessments, management plans and due diligence studies in Mexico.

This position requires a highly motivated and proactive individual who can team work in interdisciplinary and international work groups, is completely bilingual (English / Spanish), and has a deep interest in linking best international practices with key industry sectors (i.e. renewable energy, power, O&G, mining, agriculture, infrastructure).

Responsibilities include but are not limited to;
  • Doing research on socioeconomic baseline conditions
  • Context analyses of political, social, cultural and economic issues
  • Participating in social, community health and safety, and cultural impact assessment processes with task leaders
  • Designing and implementing management systems and monitoring reports
  • Conducting fieldwork activities (i.e. interacting with local stakeholders through workshops and focal interviews)
  • Report development tasks

Minimum Requirements
  • Currently working towards a bachelor's degree in Social Sciences and related field
  • Fully bilingual (near-native English / Spanish skills)

Preferred Qualifications
  • Bachelor's degree in Social Sciences and related fields (international relations, political science, anthropology, sociology, philosophy, etc.)
  • 6-12 months of working experience, preferably in international companies
  • Strong knowledge of Mexican regulations and international best practices related to Human Rights, cultural rights, vulnerable groups, and sustainability practices is desired
  • Interest in national and international social and geopolitical issues is not necessary but preferable

What We Offer

[Company] is a place where you can put your innovative thinking and business skills into high gear and work alongside other highly intelligent and motivated people. It's a place where you can apply your skills to some of the world's most challenging, interesting, and meaningful projects worldwide. It's a place that values the diversity of our areas of practice and our people. It's what makes [Company] a great place to work and grow. [Company] is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

At [Company], employee's safety and security are our top Safeguarding core value. All employees are expected to set the highest level of safety expectation in their work, display the highest level of safe behavior, and actively participate in [Company]'s Safety For Life Program. SH&E is a part of our company culture and participation is required for all employees.

NOTICE TO THIRD PARTY AGENCIES: Please note that [Company] does not accept unsolicited resumes from recruiters or employment agencies. In the absence of a signed Recruitment Fee Agreement, [Company] will not consider or agree to payment of any referral compensation or recruiter fee. In the event a recruiter or agency submits a resume or candidate without a previously signed agreement, [Company] explicitly reserves the right to pursue and hire those candidate(s) without any financial obligation to the recruiter or agency. Any unsolicited resumes, including those submitted to hiring managers, are deemed to be the property of [Company].

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