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Thursday, November 5, 2015

The IIHS Internship Program: Call for Applications

We are now accepting internship applications.
Internship duration: 1-5 months
Internship Period: Between November 2015 to March 2016

The IIHS Internship Program provides young scholars an interdisciplinary environment of learning by participating in our on-going research and practice projects. IIHS Internships will enable you to learn more about your chosen field, as well as enable you to immersing yourself in other domains in a new vibrant environment of learning and doing.

Current requirements are in these specific fields. Other applications will be considered but priority will be given to the following:

Energy Planning for Cities
Course management for short-term and executive teaching
Library, Knowledge and Information Systems
Campus Development, Architecture and Planning
Communications and Outreach
Writing and Editorial
Legal and Regulation

These are paid internships located in Bangalore. Some internships may be available in Delhi.

We are looking for candidates who are committed, willing to learn, and able to work both independently and as part of a team. Previous professional work experience and academic coursework in the chosen field will be helpful but is not a requirement to participate in the IIHS internship Program.

Ideal candidates will possess outstanding communication and interpersonal skills, and demonstrate willingness to learn while carrying out a variety of activities as needed.  They will be ready to work to meeting deadlines and look to making your contribution meaningful in completing a successful internship with us.

Candidates must be currently pursuing or be recent graduates with Masters or PhD degrees in any discipline relevant to the themes outlined above.

Candidates applying for internships under the theme-Legal and Regulation must be pursuing or be recent graduates with an undergraduate or Master’s degree in law. 

Application Process
The application process consists of a written submission and interview.

Interested candidates shall first submit the following:

A one-page statement expressing your interest in up to two themes (from or related to the themes listed out above).
A current CV with your educational background and skills with any relevant research and professional experience
A sample of your work e.g. paper, exhibit or assignment that demonstrates your ability to do original work
Applications may be emailed to or prints sent in to:

Indian Institute for Human Settlements
No. 197/36, 2nd Main Road
Bangalore 560 080

Application Deadline
The Internship programme will accept applications on a rolling basis until all internships for this cycle are filled. The next deadline for applications is November 1st, 2015.

All selected candidates will be informed of their selection within 2 weeks after the final scheduled interview.

Selection Criteria
Interns will be selected considering:

Application and supporting material submitted and interview (see above).
The alignment of the candidate’s areas of interest, skills, experience, with the list of thematic areas listed out above for this round.
Availability of suitable advisor, project, and teams within IIHS, for the candidate’s fit.
Diversity Policy
IIHS encourages women, people with disabilities and those from economically and socially excluded communities with the requisite skills and qualifications to apply for internships.

Applications may be emailed to

With regards, 
B. Preedip Balaji
Associate Librarian
Indian Institute for Human Settlements
Mobile : +91 9731909641 
IIHS Library Catalogue:
Learn more about IIHS Library at :
IIHS BANGALORE CITY CAMPUS :: No. 197/36, 2nd Main Road, Sadashivanagar, Bangalore 560 080. India.  
P: +91 80 6760 6666  |  F: +91 80 2361 6814

IIHS BANGALORE :: Tharangavana ~ D/5, 12th Cross, Rajamahal Vilas Extension, Bangalore 560 080. India.
P: +91 80 4113 7705

IIHS DELHI :: 803 Surya Kiran, 19 Kasturba Gandhi Marg, New Delhi 110 001. India.
P: +91 11 4360 2798 |  F: +91 11 2332 0477

IIHS MUMBAI :: Flat No.2, Purnima Building, Patel Compound, 20-C, L. J. Marg (Nepean Sea Road), Mumbai 400 006. India. 
P: +91 22 65253874.

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