The internship programme of the Tibet Policy Institute is primarily intended to the young aspiring researchers who are interested in doing research works on Tibet related issues.
- The internship is open to all the nationalities, preferably Tibetan scholars and students;
- Applicant must have completed their master’s degree. However, we are open to accommodating students pursuing their master’s degree as well;
- Applicants must possess a keen interest on research and writing;
- Language proficiency in Tibetan and Chinese reading and writing would be an added advantage;
- Applicants must be interested in and demonstrate ability to take up research as well as organizational tasks
- TPI accepts applications throughout the year
- Internship ideally last for a period of three months
- Interns are required to assist or do research on particular research projects;
- Write summaries of events, perform other administrative work if required;
- Candidates should be highly motivated to learn on the job, work under time sensitive deadlines;
- Interns are encouraged to go beyond their particular internship responsibilities and attend panel discussions, conferences, symposium, and other meetings;
- Interns are required to work in the office from 9:00 AM to 5: PM during the office working days;
- Interns are also welcome to join office social events;
- TPI will provide office space, internet connectivity and access to TPI’s library
- The overall supervision of the internship will be under the guidance of the director of the TPI and the assigned mentors.
- At the end of the internship period, the intern will participate in a presentation of his or her research work, the other researchers will provide feedback on the presentation.
Each intern will be issued a letter of reference cum completion certified by the director on successful completion of the internship
(All Internships are voluntary and unpaid)
Mode of Application
Interested applicants are required to submit the following:
- Curriculum Vitae;
- One reference letters or letters of recommendation;
- Statement of Purpose (the statement should clearly mention interested area of studies and the proposed start and end dates of the internship)
- At least two writing samples (published or unpublished manuscripts, each not exceeding 1500 – 2000 words)
- Completed applications are to be mailed or emailed at least 2 months prior to intended date of joining to:
Tibet Policy Institute
Central Tibetan Administration
Distt. Kangra, H.P.