Applications for Finance Trainee position (short term assignment)

The hbs office in India is a liaison office, and its programmes are implemented through project partners based in the country. The assignment would contribute to the trainees understanding of the financial aspects relevant for civil society organizations in relating to donor funding, as well as understanding of liaison office operations. Programme areas within which the India office of the Foundation works, are: Resources & Sustainable Development; Democracy & Society; India International.

We offer unique opportunity to enrich academic quality of education with the experience of non-profit and development sector in India.

A honorarium shall be paid during the assignment.

Requirements/How to apply:

The period of the assignment shall be from 1st November 2019 until 31st March 2020 and is based primarily in hbs office in Delhi.

Applications are accepted and sought from candidates of diverse background with education in finance currently based in New Delhi, India. Women candidates are encouraged to apply as hbs-India is an equal opportunity employer.

Applicants are not expected to be highly skilled or specialized but sincere, motivated and interested in a professional internship with due commitments to complete the work entrusted. Experience on dealing with development sector and/or Liaison office is an advantage.

To apply, please e-mail required documents to: E: latest by 20th October 2019.

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted. The intimation should normally be complete two weeks prior to the placement.


The overall supervision of the internship will be under the guidance of the Country Director India office with close co-ordination with the Finance Coordinator.

At the end of the assignment period, an evaluation of the work will be undertaken in a participatory manner to also enable the trainee to appraise performance. A letter of reference cum completion certificate will be provided on successful completion of the assignment.