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Internship with us:-

The internship programme at the Consulate General of India, New York provides an excellent opportunity for young scholars to familiarize with functioning of the Consulate and working of the various Wings of the Consulate.

Nature of Engagement:-

Interns shall report to and work under close supervision of Head of Wing. They may be required to conduct research, write reports or carry out any other task entrusted to them by Head of Wing.

Eligibility Criteria for Applying:-

Interested Indian citizens, OCI card holders may apply for internship.

For internship, a candidate must be in the final year of an undergraduate course or possess a graduate degree before the commencement of internship. Preference may be given to applicants with excellent academic track record from institutions of repute and credible recommendations from faculty who have taught/guided them in the past, and also to research scholars. An intern must not have attained the age of 30 years on the date of application.

An intern will be required to work only on-site (i.e. within premises of Consualte). Off-site internship is not available.

Duration of Internship:-

Interns can apply at any time of the year.

The applicant will be informed about the start of their internship upon selection.

Once selected, internship shall be for a period of one to six months.

Internship Programme:-

An intern will be required to work from within the Consulate’s premises.

No financial remuneration shall be paid to the interns.

Internship programme shall neither be an offer of employment nor an assurance of employment with the Consulate.

The internship programme shall include attachment with one of the Wings of the Consulate, and the intern shall have an orientation session on the organization and functioning of the Consulate General of India and working of the various Wings of the Consulate.

On successful completion of the internship, a certificate will be issued by the Consulate.

Mode of Application:-

For internship, applicants may send their applications to the Head of Chancery by post (Address: 3 East 64 Street, New York 10065). Alternatively, Interested applicants can also submit their details by email to

Check List:-

The application for internship must include the following:

  1. Duly filled in Application Form.
  2. Copy of identity and residence proof i.e. Passport.
  3. Curriculum Vitae.
  4. Introduction letter from the Head of Institution where the applicant studied/studying.
  5. No objection certificate from University/Institution in case the internship is to be pursued in parallel with an ongoing course.
  6. Self-attested certificates and transcripts for all the accomplishments mentioned in Paras 8, 9 and 13 of Application Form (educational qualifications, current courses being pursued and projects undertaken).

Selection Procedure:-

All applications will be scrutinized by a Selection Committee and intimation will be sent to selected candidates. The decision of the Selection Committee shall be final and binding and no queries shall be entertained after the completion of the selection process. The selection process may take up to 90 working days since the date of application for the internship.

Termination of internship:-

The Consulate may terminate engagement of intern at any point without giving any reason. The decision shall be final in this regard. Intern can choose to leave the programme, if she/he so desires, giving prior notice of one week to the Consulate.

Proforma for Application:-

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