Government Internship Opportunities

Internship Opportunity with Department of Empowerment of Persons with Disabilities in the Ministry of Social Justice & Empowerment

The Department of Empowerment of Persons with Disabilities in the Ministry of Social Justice & Empowerment facilitates empowerment of the persons with disabilities, who as per Census 2011 are 2.68 crore and are 2.21 percent of the total population of the Country. These include persons with Visual, Hearing, Speech & Locomotive disability, Mental Retardation, Mental Illness, Multiple Disability and any other disabilities.

Scaling City Institutions for India (SCI-FI) at the Centre for Policy Research (CPR)

The Scaling City Institutions for India (SCI-FI) at Centre for Policy Research is a multidisciplinary research, outreach, and policy support initiative. It has two key thematic focus in areas of Land, Housing and Planning, and Water and Sanitation. The SCI-FI initiative is nested at CPR since 2013. SCI-FI program at CPR aims at cross-sectoral and policy-relevant research on urban sanitation. It seeks to understand the reasons for poor sanitation, and to examine how these might be related to technology, service delivery, institutions, governance, finance, and socio-economic dimensions. It also seeks to support national, state and city authorities in developing policies and programmes for intervention with the goal of increasing access to safe and sustainable sanitation in urban areas.

Internship Opportunity with Niti Aayog

NITI AAYOG stands for NATIONAL INSTITUTION FOR TRANSFORMING INDIA. Its function is to foster cooperative federalism through structured support initiatives and mechanisms with the States on a continuous basis, recognizing that strong States make a strong nation. NITI Aayog is an executive body. In 2014, Prime Minister Narendra Modi announced the Planning Commission’s abolition and created NITI Aayog through an executive resolution. NITI Aayog has identified 117 Aspirational districts for transformation through development of education, health & nutrition, agriculture & water resources, skill development, financial inclusion and basic infrastructure.

Paid Online Legal Internship Opportunity at Centre for Mental Health Law & Policy, ILS, Pune

The Centre for Mental Health Law & Policy (CMHLP) approach mental health as a development issue. They collaborate with various stakeholders across sectors to inform evidence-based policy & practice. They offer opportunities to individuals interested in a career in public mental health, law, policy, communications and other social sciences. You may work full-time, intern or volunteer with them. They strongly encourage persons from marginalized and vulnerable communities to apply. They respect the unique skills and experiences interns bring and are keen to make the internship program mutually beneficial. Last date to apply is 8 January 2023.

Winter Internship Opportunity with State Legal Services Authority, UT Chandigarh

SLSA is constituted to give Legal Services to the people, besides conducting Lok Adalats and to give effect to the policies and directions of NALSA. In order to achieve aims and objective of the Act and to settle the disputes between the parties amicably and expeditiously, Permanent Lok Adalat was established in the District Courts Complex, Chandigarh on 07.08.1998, which happened to be First Permanent Lok Adalat in the country. Pursuant to implementation of the Legal Services Authorities Act, 1987 (hereinafter referred to as the "Act of 1987") with effect from 9.11.1995, the Administrator Union Territory, Chandigarh in consultation with Hon´ble Chief Justice of Punjab and Haryana High Court constituted the rules namely Chandigarh Legal Services Authority Rules 1997 (hereinafter referred to as the "SLSA Rules of 1997") which now govern the functioning of this Authority.

Winter Internship Opportunity with Punjab State Human Rights Commission

Punjab State Human Rights Commission was taken vide notification by the State Government on 17th March 1997 under the Protection of Human Rights Act 1993 No 10 of 1994. The Commission started functioning on 16th July 1997.