ABOUT PRS

PRS Legislative Research is a not-for-profit organisation established in September 2005 as an independent research institute with the object of making the Indian legislative process beter informed, more transparent and participatory.

The PRS staff consists of a team of dedicated professionals with different areas of expertise and is broadly divided into the research and outreach departments.

While the research team analyses legislative and policy issues of topical interest, the outreach team tracks the working of the legislatures and legislators, manages citizen engagement and is PRS’s interface with the MPs and MLAs.

INTERNSHIP• An intern can work in either/both departments – Research and Outreach. • The internship varies from session to non-session time.• During a Parliament session, PRS’s work is guided by the issues taken up in Parliament and interns are expected to work with the analysts on any and all projects. • During non-session periods, the interests of the individual intern are taken into consideration, and he/she is matched with an analyst(s) doing related work.• The successful completion of a PRS internship requires the intern to pursue and complete an internship project.• The intern will be assisting analysts in their research, as well as undertaking an internship project.• This is an unpaid internship.

REQUIRED SKILLS

The intern must possess:• Relevant interests• Strong writing skills• Strong analytical skills

DURATION OF INTERNSHIP• The internships are open on rolling basis• The duration of internship is usually between 4-8 weeks.• PRS is accepting internships for months are November and December 2020.

PROCEDURE OF APPLICATION

Interested persons are required to fill up the Application form available here. Please not the form needs to be filled out in one session.

Following are to be attached in the form.• A short statement of purpose (word limit 500 words)• Updated resume in PDF Format.• A writing sample on any Policy Issue in PDF format (word limit 1000 words)

CONTACT DETAILS

For any queries and additional information please write to internship@prsindia.org

For the official notification, please click here.

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