Internship with Ministry of External Affairs (MEA) 2013


This is as close as one can get to the corridors of power and decision making! An exciting opportunity for Humanities, International Relations, Foreign Language students to intern with none other than Ministry of External Affairs, Government of India.  The number of internship slots are limited to 20, so sooner you apply better would be your chances!

About the internship: – The internship programme will provide an opportunity for the officers of the Ministry to interact with young thinking minds with brilliant academic record from reputed institutions. Ideas from budding scholars will prove to be of importance to the practitioners of diplomacy in the Ministry, at the same time, the internship programme will also provide the interns with an excellent opportunity to familiarise themselves with the process of foreign policy formulation in Government of India. The interns will be required to present a report/paper at the end of their internship to the Head of Division.

Who can apply: – The programme is open to Indian citizens. The candidates should at least have a Degree in Humanities. PG/Research students and foreign language students can apply. Research scholars from specialised fields like energy security, climate change, disarmament etc. or with formal background in International Relations will be given preference depending upon the requirement of a Division in the Ministry. The intern should have excellent academic track-record and should preferably be from a Centre/Institution of excellence.

Location: – New Delhi, India

Duration: – A maximum of 6 months

How to apply: – Please refer to Ministry of External Affairs Internship page for more info and application details.


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