Internships at Carnegie India

Internships at Carnegie India

Carnegie India offers three- to twelve-month internships to support the center's scholars and programs. Interns are an integral part of Carnegie's growing global network, which includes offices in Beijing, Beirut, Brussels, Moscow, New Delhi, and Washington.

Interns are provided a stipend. Carnegie India is not able to provide information on possible external sources of funding or provide assistance for visa-related matters. Applicants are advised to check with their academic institutions for information about available sources of internship funding.

General Requirements

Candidates must:

  • Be enrolled in a college or be a recent graduate
  • Have an excellent verbal and written command of English
How to Apply

The application process is competitive. Applications will be judged on past academic performance, relevant academic study, and work experience. Only qualified applicants will be contacted for interviews.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to caste, race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, or any other protected group.

Housing, costs of living, travel costs, and medical insurance connected with the internship program must be borne by interns or by other institutions or organizations. Interns are responsible for arranging their own travel to New Delhi and accommodation.

For consideration, applicants must send

  • A one-page cover letter clearly stating the desired position, as well as relevant experience and skills. The cover letter must indicate the period of availability.
  • A one-page resume.
  • A writing sample of no longer than 800 words.

Program and Research Intern—Technology and Society

Carnegie India is seeking 1-2 program and research interns, with a background in public policy or law to work for a period of six months.

Interns may be assigned administrative, editorial, research, writing, or organizational tasks to provide overall support to Carnegie India's Technology and Society program.

Interns will also assist scholars on ongoing projects, background research, and events.

Responsibilities may include research assistance on issues relating to cryptocurrency, space policy, data governance, encryption, digital privacy, FinTech, and semiconductor supply chains.

Ideal candidates must have:

  • Excellent research and writing skills.
  • Strong interest in technology policy and law.
  • The ability to be an enthusiastic and creative team player while working both independently and collaboratively.

In view of the pandemic, at present, the internship will be virtual.

Only shortlisted candidates will be approached via the contact details provided in the application.

Please apply via the Carnegie Endowment website:

Communications and Development Intern

Carnegie India is seeking a communications and development intern, with a background in mass communication or journalism to work for a period of six months.

The intern will work closely with the communications team to update the Carnegie India website, assist in coordinating events across programs, manage the center database, and help create social media marketing materials.

The intern will also work closely with the development team to maintain and update a database, ensure regular and curated outreach, assist with day-to-day operations, help design, and curate project/program campaigns.

The ideal candidate should possess strong computer skills, with knowledge of HTML, have experience working on Content Management Systems (CMS), an aptitude for social media and an ability to handle multiple tasks/assignments at the same time. Strong writing and editing skills are a must.

In view of the pandemic at present the internship will be virtual.

Please apply via the Carnegie Endowment website:

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