Internship Opportunity

Company

National Law University (NLU )

Location

New Delhi, India

Stipend

Rs 10,000/- for every four-week period

No. of Openings

Duration

Minimum 4 weeks to a maximum of 12 weeks

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The Internship

Project 39A is developing a robust and rewarding internship program that will provide meaningful exposure to the complexities and nuances of the criminal justice system in India.

Work Undertaken

The different kinds of work undertaken are:

  • Research: Our research efforts lay significant emphasis on fieldwork and empirical analysis. Efforts involve work on various aspects of the following issues:
  • forensic science with a particular focus on DNA forensics
  • legal aid in the criminal justice system
  • mental health and criminal justice
  • torture
  • administration of the death penalty
  • Litigation: To ensure competent pro bono legal representation for prisoners sentenced to death in various parts of India, irrespective of the crime;

Eligibility

Open to students in India and other countries, enrolled in a recognized undergraduate or post-graduate program in the

  • law,
  • humanities,
  • social sciences,
  • management or
  • media and communications.

Those enrolled in other programs may apply but preference will be given to those enrolled in the programs listed above.

Responsibilities

Candidates will be asked to undertake tasks that may involve assisting with litigation activities, research projects, or initiatives in public outreach.

While the organization shall attempt to account for the interests expressed by the interns, it reserves the right to allocate tasks as it deems fit as per its requirements.

All members of Project 39A undertake administrative duties and therefore interns will also be expected to assist in administrative matters.

Interns will be required to observe the working hours of Project 39A and work from its offices only.

Duration

Internships are full-time and for a period of minimum 4 weeks to a maximum of 12 weeks.

Candidates must indicate the exact dates in their application.

Location

Interns shall be based out of NLUD’s offices on the NLU Delhi campus in Sector14, Dwarka, New Delhi 100078.

Application

While applications for part-time interns are considered, there is a strong preference in favor of full-time
interns.

Part-time interns, if selected, are required to intern for a minimum of 12 weeks.

Remuneration

  • Stipend of Rs 10,000/- (Rupees Ten Thousand Only) for every four-week period of internship undergone.
  • Interns on a part-time internship will be paid a stipend of Rs. 5,000/- (Rupees Five Thousand Only) for every four-week period of internship undergone.

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