Centre for Civil Society is now offering a Summer internship program as well. Highly relevant for students looking for a career in Public Policy, Economics, Politics or Administrative Service. Even those who have finished their studies may apply for it. The last date is 22nd April, 2013 – hurry!
For uninitiated ones, Centre for Civil Society (CCS) is founded by Dr. Parth J. Shah, so brace yourself for 2 months of intense soul stirring and thought provoking debate and discussion sessions with the best and the brightest in the country.
It’s summer internship program Researching Reality is a coveted one with students from all over India (IITs, NITs, Delhi University, JLNU, St. Xaviers etc. and even international students) competing hard to secure limited seats. In 2012, out of 294 students who applied, only 25 made it.
About CCS: – CCS (http://www.ccs.in/aboutus.asp), is an independent, non-profit, research and educational organisation devoted to improving the quality of life for all citizens of India by reviving and reinvigorating civil society. It champions limited government, rule of law, free trade, and individual rights. CCS is an ideas organisation, a think tank that develops ideas to better the world, driven by the dream of a free society, where political, social and economic freedom reigns. In their own words “We are soldiers for a Second Freedom Movement”
About Internship: – The CCS internship program provides a greatly valued and needed learning experience in real-life application of social and economic principles and in teaching college students the skills of research, analysis, writing, and above all critical thinking. The interns would be working on the topic of research that they chose which includes research, studies, field visits and paper presentation etc.
Who can apply: – Application is open for all college going students, graduate and post graduate, recent graduates, and IB students in 11th and 12th standard. International as well as domestic applications are welcome.
Location: – New Delhi, India.
Duration: – 7th June – 19th July 2013
Last date to apply: – 22nd April, 2013.
Editor’s note: – Information above is my interpretation and paraphrasing of what I found on the shared links. If you have any more specific information on this internship or have interned in this program before and would like to share your experience, please leave a comment. Personally I feel this is a great opportunity for those who are seriously considering a career in policy making, management, IAS or even politics.
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