Internship at HBS India

NOTE: We are accepting applications from July, 2018.

India provides internships that offer a professional experience to learn the ways the Indian civil society acts and functions. We contribute to the interns understanding of the programme areas within which the India office of the Foundation works, namely,

1) Democracy and Dailogue

2) Climate & Resources

3) Macroeconomics & Gender

We offer unique opportunity to enrich academic quality of education with the experience of non-profit and development sector in India and expose them both to the programmatic as well administrative challenges of a workplace.

All Internships are voluntary and unpaid.

Requirements/How to Apply:

Applications are accepted all year round and sought from candidates of diverse background. Women candidates are encouraged to apply as HBS-India is an equal opportunity employer.

We require a brief resume (in English) and a letter of motivation along with self photograph, at least 3 months in advance of the placement. This should mention availability, interest in a particular programme area of the HBS India office and other expectations.

The period of internship is expected to last between 2-3 months and is based primarily in HBF office in Delhi.

Applicants are not expected to be highly skilled or specialized but sincere, motivated and interested in a professional internship with due commitments to complete the work entrusted. International competence and knowledge on India is an advantage.

To apply, please e-mail required documents to: E:

Only selected candidates will be contacted. The selection intimation should normally be complete one month prior to the placement.


The overall supervision of the internship will be under the guidance of the Country Director India office with close co-ordination by the programme staff.

At the end of the internship period, an evaluation of the work will be undertaken in a participatory manner to also enable the intern to appraise performance. Each intern is also issues a letter of reference cum completion certificate by the Country Director or his proxy on successful completion of the internship.


The Heinrich Böll Stiftung / Foundation (HBF) is the Green Political Foundation from Germany. Headquartered in Berlin and with more than 30 international offices, HBF conducts and supports civic educational activities and projects world-wide.

HBF understands itself as a green think-tank and international policy network, working with governmental and non-governmental actors and focusing on gender equity, sustainable development, and democracy and human rights.

HBF is present in India since 2002, with the New Delhi office coordinating interaction with local project partners. HBF India’s programme focuses on thematic areas such as climate, resources, gender in socio-economic policy, democratic governance, and India as a global actor. We promote national and international dialogue processes with a view to enhance the diversity of green thinking.

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