Internship: Development Economics

Brookings India offers internships throughout the year to promising young individuals interested in conducting interdisciplinary policy research in the field of development. Interns will work under the guidance of a fellow and research assistant at Brookings India in New Delhi.

The intern will be expected to perform a portfolio of tasks to support the various activities of the development economics vertical. Approximately 20% of the intern’s time will be spent in program assistant and administrative duties and 80% of the intern’s time will be spent in research and research related activities. They are expected to assist the research assistant with administrative duties and event organisation. They are also expected to have strong research, data analysis, data manipulation, fact checking, proofreading, and editing skills. The internship will be for a duration of 6 weeks, and will be full time. These internships are competitive and open to individuals from all professional and academic backgrounds.

Preferred Qualifications

  1. Strong writing and research skills
  2. Good organisational skills, and an ability to multitask and collaborate with others
  3. Proficiency in MS Word, Excel,
  4. Proficiency in either Stata, Python, or R
  5. Strong background in finance, health economics, public health, epidemiology, development and data analysis

The internships will last for 6 weeks.

Due to the high volume of applications we receive, only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted. Brookings India does not sponsor student or work visas.

To Apply: Please email your resume and writing sample to

Please mention Internship: Development Economics in the subject line of the email. Due to a large number of applicants, we will not be able to process applications without the appropriate subject line. 

Last Date of Application: 15th November, 2019.