Internship for Graduates with Observer Research Foundation

Observer Research Foundation

The Observer Research Foundation offers full time and part-time internships for scholars/students from diverse backgrounds but with mandatory skills in English language to work on a range of projects of national and international importance.

Interns may be asked to participate in a variety of activities, including research, writing, and organizing meetings and events that support the goals of the program they are assigned to.


  • To provide opportunities for scholars/students to gain practical experience in research and writing analytical reports.
  • To provide ORF with the assistance of qualified students specialized in various professional fields to help build the database, prepare special reports and generate content for the website.
  • To expose them to the activities of the Foundation.


  • Must be at least a graduate
  • Must be enrolled at a college/university/
    institution for advanced studies/diploma
  • Computer skills essential.


Internships will be of duration of three weeks to 24 weeks, the length of the internship depending on the project each intern will be assigned to and on the requirements of each Institute/Centre/Chapter.


The project director/senior fellow responsible for an intern will write an evaluation report at the end of the internship.

Interns will have to sign an agreement with the Foundation agreeing to the terms and conditions of working with the Foundation, including the conditions of service and details of any remuneration.


Applications for internship must be addressed to:

Internship Programme
Observer Research Foundation
20, Rouse Avenue Institutional Area
New Delhi-110002

or you can mail it to

Please write ’For Internship’ in the Subject column.

Since the number of internships is limited, ORF would not be in a position to reply to all individual enquiries. Candidates are requested to refrain from enquiring about progress of their application. Only selected candidates will be informed.

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