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Internship at CPRG

Policy Research Intern

The position is for Policy Research Intern. This internship will be unpaid. The certificate will be given after the completion of the internship.


Understanding of social sciences is mandatory. Graduates or students pursuing graduation from a recognised university. An analytical subject or previous training in research methodologies is an advantage.

A degree in one of the following may help:

  • public administration,
  • social policy, political science,
  • internal relations,
  • economics,
  • anthropology,
  • philosophy,
  • law, and
  • sociology.


As a research intern, you’ll need to:

  • provide research, writing and editing support on issues
  • assist the organization with conferences, workshops or other events;
  • Contribute to designing and implementation of initiatives, projects or programmes;
  • Prepare relevant communications materials (speeches, brochures, success stories, social media materials, podcasts etc.);
  • keep up to date with social, political and economic developments, and brief others on these write briefings, reports, articles, papers
  • work with a range of people and organisations
  • manage social media publications to spread awareness and notifications

Skills Required

You’ll need to have:

  • an interest in policy and bringing about change effective research and analysis skills (including quantitative and qualitative),
  • needed to build an evidence base from which you will work excellent writing skills, as well as strong analytical aptitude and strong communication skills;
  • ability to manage workload with minimum supervision and collaborate with a wide range of colleagues while meeting deadlines;
  • excellent interpersonal skills: being able to listen and collaborate with a wide range of players, being able to work independently, being pro-active and taking initiative; be able to work both independently and as part of a team.
  • computer proficiency: MS Office;

How to Apply

Interested candidates should apply through the google form:

Applications will be considered on a rolling basis.

For any further queries, please reach out to us at or +91 84482 03782.

Social Media Intern

A social media intern is required to have a keen interest in social media platforms and an eye for analytics to gauge the success of various campaigns. The post would also require one to diligently update and curate content across all our social media platforms. A creative mindset along with the ability to multitask are characteristics that would definitely be valued.


  • Brainstorm campaign ideas.
  • Manage the social media calendar.
  • Create engaging blog and social media content
  • Post on various social media platforms such as Facebook, Instagram, and LinkedIn.
  • Monitor analytics with the social media team to identify viable ideas
  • Assist in the general distribution of press releases and media alerts
  • Provide suggestions for improving reach and impressions on social media platforms

Skills and Requirements:

  • Basic knowledge of social media platforms.
  • Basic Knowledge of analytical tools.
  • Creative mindset.
  • bility to multitask.
  • Ability to work in a team.

How to Apply

Interested candidates can send their CV and SoP along with a link to their work to

Public Relations Intern

A public relations intern’s role would entail assisting the PR manager and implementing the organisation’s PR strategy. Basic skills in copywriting and social media marketing are needed. This role would also include writing media releases, conducting research on marketing initiatives, performing administrative duties, and scheduling PR events.


  • Providing assistance to the PR manager with the scheduling and organizing of events
  • Assist in the management of content across social media platforms and websites
  • Giving input on marketing initiatives and suggesting creative ways to improve the company’s public image
  • Communicating and building long-term relationships with all relevant stakeholders
  • Perform research and market analysis activities
  • Create and distribute press releases

Skills and Requirements:

  • Strong desire to learn along with a professional drive
  • Basic understanding of the different social networks
  • Passion for the PR industry and its best practices
  • Good communication ability (oral and written)
  • The ability to prioritize your workload, and keep to strict content deadlines.
  • Familiarity with project management software and video/photo editing is a plus.

How to Apply

Interested candidates can send their CVs along with their SoP to