Vidhi’s Bengaluru invites applications for internships at our Bengaluru office from students currently enrolled in a recognised three-year or five-year law programme at any Indian University.

If you are a student from humanities or public policy background currently working on any area of law and policy, you are welcome to apply as well.

Interns at Vidhi’s Bengaluru office will have the opportunity to:

  • Interact with legal academics and practising lawyers, engage with civil society organisations
  • Conduct research on cutting-edge issues of law and policy
  • Assist with drafting research papers and reports

How to apply

To apply, please email the following to internships.bengaluru[at]vidhilegalpolicy.in:

  • A copy of your updated resumé.
  • A writing sample of not more than 1000 words on any subject related to law or policy. (Please do not exceed the indicated word limit.)
  • Exact dates over which you would like to undertake your internship. You may specify any dates during the year. Please indicate dates in the subject line.
  • Applications should be sent in the above required format
  • Applications should be sent at least a month in advance to the intended internship period but not more than 3 months in advance.
  • Applications are invited for a minimum period of four (4) weeks
  • Interns will be required to be resident in Bengaluru for the duration of the internship.
  • A basic stipend will be provided
  • Interns are expected to carry their own laptops; anyone unable to do so should inform us in advance so that we are able to make alternative arrangement.

Please note that only the shortlisted candidates will be contacted.For any queries, please e-mail at internships.bengaluru[at]vidhilegalpolicy.in.

 

This post was first published on: February 8, 2018

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The Vidhi Centre for Legal Policy is an independent think tank doing legal research and assisting government in making better laws. Vidhi is committed to producing legal research of the highest standard with the aim of informing public debate and contributing to improved governance.

Vidhi works with Ministries of the Government of India and State Governments, as well as other public institutions, providing research and drafting support at various stages of law-making. This work is conducted by the Public Law, and Financial Regulation & Corporate Law verticals. Vidhi’s work includes engagements with the Central Ministries of Finance, Corporate Affairs and Home Affairs, the Finance and Law Commissions of India, the State Governments of Delhi and Karnataka, and the Reserve Bank of India.

Vidhi also conducts and freely disseminates independent research in areas of legal reform which it believes is critical to India’s future. Currently, the areas of research are:

Judicial Reform: Research in this area takes a data-driven approach to suggesting reforms that address the problem of judicial delays.
Health, Environment and Law: This initiative conducts empirical, interdisciplinary research at the intersection of environmental and public health issues.
Education Law: This initiative conducts original legal research on the enforceability of the Right to Education Act, and the nature of regulation of schools.

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