About the Organization

The Dialogue and Development Commission (DDC) of Delhi is the policy think-tank of the Government of NCT of Delhi and advises the Government in finding people-centric sustainable solutions to the critical development challenges faced by Delhi. 

Through its Internship Programme, DDC Delhi provides a valuable opportunity to students, research scholars, and professionals to work first-hand with a government think-tank on a range of solutions to civic, policy and governance issues by enabling the research, planning and implementation of evidence-based practices, policies and plans.

About the Opportunity

DDC Delhi is inviting applications for the positions of Policy Interns and Communication Interns. 


  • The applicants should be willing to commit a minimum of eight weeks (extendable up to 24 weeks) for a full-time paid internship programme, commencing on 1st August 2022. 


  • The interns engaged by DDC Delhi will be paid a fixed stipend of INR 25000 per month.

Eligibility Criteria 

  • Applicants should have completed their graduation from any recognised university/ institution within India or abroad, and should not be more than 35 years of age as of 11th July 2022.

Roles and Responsibilities

Policy Interns

  • Extensive Primary Research: Field visits to the targeted sites, accompanied with detailed reports of every visit; Conduct quantitative and qualitative research on assigned sectors. 
  • Multi-tiered Stakeholder Consultation: Interaction with multi-tiered stakeholders and generating relevant actionable insights; Assist the organization of conferences, workshops or other events.
  • Design and implementation of key initiatives: Contribute to designing and implementation of initiatives, projects or programmes.
  • Preparation of Reports: Preparation of project documents including project briefs, notings, secondary research and other relevant reports.
  • Collaborate and coordinate on the development and execution of the assigned projects.
  • Provide administrative support on an as-needed basis.

Communication Interns

  • Communication and Outreach: Create communication collaterals for DDC Delhi’s on-ground and digital initiatives and coordinate with relevant parties to ensure their timely execution.
  • Copywriting and Editing: Create, edit and proof-read copy for DDC Delhi’s website, social media channels, press releases, reports, video scripts, policy briefs, newsletters, jingles, blogs etc.
  • Graphic Design: Design and illustrate creative graphics for a variety of media by following specified guidelines.
  • Social Media Management: Strategize and execute a social media plan for DDC Delhi and its key initiatives.
  • Video Production: Handle all aspects of pre and post-production to create high-quality, engaging and original videos for cross-platform usage.
  • Other relevant tasks as deemed necessary by the reporting manager. 

Timeline for Application Internship Programme 

Application Deadline11th July 2022, 11:59 PM
Announcement of First Shortlist16th July 2022
Interviews18th July 2022 – 23rd July 2022
Announcement of Final List 25th July 2022
Commencement of Internship Program1st August 2022

*The dates here are tentative and subject to change. 

How to Apply

  • CLICK HERE, for Official Notification
  • Deadline to submit your completed application form is 11th July 2022, 11:59 PM
  • Note: You will be asked to submit your resume in PDF format in the application form. The resume should not exceed 2 pages with a file size not over 500 KB.


  • In case of technical issues relating to application submission, please contact [email protected]

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