ONLINE INTERNSHIP OPPORTUNITY AT PRS INDIA FOR THE MONTH OF MAY AND JUNE 2021.

Posted by Shuvasmita Nanda


About the organization:

PRS tracks the functioning of the Indian Parliament and works with MPs from the Lok Sabha and Rajya Sabha across political parties and MLAs from various states. PRS provides a comprehensive and credible resource base to access Parliament-specific data, background information on Parliamentary and governance processes and analysis of key legislative and policy issues.


About the internship:

The PRS staff consists of a team of dedicated professionals with different areas of expertise, and is broadly divided into the research and outreach departments. The internship is available in a research team analyzing legislative and policy issues of topical interest, the outreach team tracks the working of the legislatures and legislators, manages citizen engagement and is PRS’s interface with the MPs and MLAs. A prospective intern can apply for an internship in either/ both departments.


Eligibility:

In addition to a deep interest in the working of Parliament and the legislative process in India, an intern should have:

  • strong writing skills

  • strong analytical skills


Time period: Rolling internships throughout the year.The duration of the internship is normally between four and eight weeks


Internship profile:


1.The internship varies from session to non-session time. During a Parliament session, PRS’s work is guided by the issues taken up in Parliament and interns are expected to work with the analysts on any and all projects. During non-session periods, the interests of the individual intern are taken into consideration, and he/she is matched with an analyst(s) doing related work.


2.The successful completion of a PRS internship requires the intern to pursue and complete an internship project. The intern will be assisting analysts in their research, as well as undertaking an internship project.


3.Please note that no accommodation or remuneration is provided. This is strictly an unpaid internship


How to Apply:


Interested persons can fill in the application form. The form has to be filled out in one session, and there is no option of saving responses. You are expected to:

  1. write a short statement of purpose (not more than 500 words)

  2. upload an up-to-date resume in PDF format

  3. upload a writing sample on any policy issue. (not more than 1000 words) in PDF format

For more details:

For any queries, please email them at internship@prsindia.org.


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