RGICS invites applications for Rajiv Gandhi Research Assistants to Legislators Program


Job Location: Delhi

Stipend: Rs. 10,000/- per month

Organization: Rajiv Gandhi Institute for Contemporary Studies (RGICS)

Overview of internship: RGICS is establishing a “POLICY RESEARCH SERVICE” to provide Members of Parliament high quality, non-partisan and professional research assistance on policy issues arising in legislative work. The service will be delivered through carefully selected and trained RG-RALs and will focus on six broad policy areas: social, economic, political, environment and natural resource protection, governance and international relations.

Selected RG-RALS will have the unique opportunity of working with a cross-section of MPs on cutting edge policy and law making challenges facing India. Their work will be guided by selected subject-matter experts.

Organization profile: RGICS is an independent national public policy think tank focusing on shaping India’s future towards a just societal order based on Constitutional values. RGICS is promoted by the Rajiv Gandhi Foundation.

Details of internship

Desired profile:

1. Indian citizen; maximum 25 years of age*
2. Bachelor’s degree in Humanities, Social Sciences, Law, Mathematics or Physical and Life Sciences, with an outstanding academic record and exceptional leadership qualities and achievements.
3. Proven excellent research, analytical and communication skills (written and spoken, in English)

Experience: Past experience in policy work/published articles would be highly desirable

Duration of internship: 1 year

Any other information: The programme will commence in July, 2012.

How to apply: Send in your updated resumes along with a Statement of Purpose to rgics.org@indianinternship.com by May 6, 2012. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

4 comments to this article

  1. Prakash Sahni

    on April 25, 2012 at 9:17 pm - Reply

    Dear Madam/Sir,
    I have been a great student troughout my acedemic life. I have compled my B.A with an aggregate/weighted average of 63.16 percent. I have done my schooling from kendriya Vidyalayas(upto matriculation passed in year 2004), a central government initiative/intritutional organisation. And 2(intermediate in 2008) from NIOS. However, I failed twice in 2, i consider myself to be capable of doing research work. Regards,
    Prakash Sahni

    • Prakash

      on April 25, 2012 at 9:28 pm - Reply

      It seems that i have wrote 2 instead of +2. the 2 denotes +2 or intermediate(board examination) and not 2 class or second grade.Thanks.

  2. pramod kumar rajput

    on May 5, 2012 at 2:10 pm - Reply

    To the
    RGICS, Delhi

    Subject: to apply for the research associated internship in your esteemed organization.

    Respected sir/mam

    I passed M.Tech in biotech & medical engineering from CMJ shillong INDIA and M.Sc. In biotechnology from LPU punjab INDIA.
    I fulfill all the required qualification for the research associated.
    I am waiting your kind reply

    Your sincerly
    Pramod kumar rajput

  3. sk. masuk hossain

    on December 21, 2014 at 12:48 pm - Reply

    To the
    RGICS, Delhi
    Subject: to apply for the research associated internship in your esteemed organization.
    I am Sk.Masuk Hossain
    I am handicap two (2) legs with 80% ,
    SIr, I respect you far motor vehicles.
    Sir my qualification madhyamik passed; I want works.

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