About SPRF

We are a youth-centric policy think tank aimed at making public policy research evidence-based, holistic and accessible. Headquartered in New Delhi, India we work through our research, outreach, and events, to deliberate the idea of an India where public policy is strengthened by fact and not steered by opinion.

About this Internship:

SPRF is looking for research interns to work on policy issues at the intersection of governance, economy, environment, security and human rights. The position is based in New Delhi but the intern would be expected to work from home given the current situation with respect to the COVID-19 pandemic. The expected starting date is March 28, 2022. The duration of the internship is 2 months. This is a paid opportunity.

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Key responsibilities:

  • Producing high-quality evidence-based research output.
  • Qualitative and quantitative data collection and analysis.
  • Assisting the research team with data collection and collation, and summarising relevant literature for ongoing short and long-term projects.
  • Assisting the Editorial staff with proofreading and fact-checking outgoing publications.

Skills and qualifications:

  • Students holding or currently pursuing an undergraduate/postgraduate degree in relevant fields such as political science, sociology, economics, public policy, security studies, among others.
  • Previous experience of research in academia preferred
  • Strong writing skills, ability to think critically, excellent time management, attention to detail, comfortable working in a start-up environment
  • Well-versed with qualitative and quantitative methods.
  • Proficiency in MS Office suite required.
  • Working knowledge of SPSS, STATA desired.

How to Apply:

  • Write to us at [email protected] with the following:
    • 1. Updated Resume/ CV
    • 2. Recent writing sample of not more than 1000 words
  • Use the subject line: “Application for Research Intern – [YourName]”
  • Deadline for application: 20 March 2022


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