Researching Reality is an annual six-week internship program that offers intensive training in policy-relevant research to undergraduate and graduate students of various disciplines. In the course of the internship, the interns frame a research question, analyse the data collected through primary and secondary sources, and author a research paper.
While research-guides steer their projects and train them, various experts, academics and practitioners working in the field of public policy provide their knowledge and insights.
One of the country's premier research internship program, 2018 marks the eighteenth edition of Researching Reality. This edition was jointly executed by the Academy and Research team of Centre for Civil Society.
Researching Reality is a full-time six-week intensive internship
To be considered for the internship program, a candidate must satisfy one of the following;
A candidate must demonstrate;
The Internship is open to both Domestic and International applicants. We offer assistance for visa applications in 'Volunteer Category' for International Students
There is no registration fee to apply for the program.
There is no stipend paid to Interns for the duration. However, reimbursements approved on actuals by the requisite guide/ coordinator for the purpose of research are provided. Interns are requested to make their own living arrangements in New Delhi.
Applications can be submitted through the online portal alone. Applications via eM or post are not considered.
Any attempt to influence the application decision leads to disqualification of the candidate.
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