Policy Research Internship (Virtual) at Adhyayan Foundation for Policy & Research (AFPR), Lucknow: Apply Now!


About Adhyayan Foundation for Policy & Research (AFPR):

Adhyayan Foundation for Policy & Research is an independent think tank dedicated to producing quality research to help in the formulation, assessment, and implementation of public policies. 

It strives towards bridging the gap in policymaking for the wholesome growth and development of our country. We aim at guiding discourse to make better laws and improve governance for the public good. We are committed to producing legal research of the highest standard to inform public debate and contribute to improved governance.

About the Opportunity

Research interns shall be inducted on short-term (One or Two months) and long-term basis (Three to Six months) as interns with the organisation and their day-to-day task will include:

  1. Assisting in drafting, policy framing, and legal research work which may include collection of data and preparing reports while doing empirical/field research.
  2. Writing articles for the law and policy periodical of AFPR, “The Democratic Line”.
  3. Assisting public representatives on policy matters and recommending ideas pertaining to their field of work.
  4. Assisting in day-to-day organisational work under the guidance of the Hon’ble Directors and Advisors.


  1. Must be a UG/PG student of any stream, at least in 2nd year of his graduation. Law, public policy, and social work students preferred.
  2. Adept at MS office with proper internet connectivity.
  3. Prior experience in research work or policy drafting is appreciated.

  4. Vacancy

    Minimum 5 candidates 


    AFPR will prefer remote internship/work from home and all correspondence with the interns shall be made through emails and other formal mediums.


    The duration of internship shall be minimum one month (30 days). The work commitment for the selected candidates would be in between 15-20 hours every week.


    1. A certificate of appreciation shall be provided.
    2. The internship does not include stipend until the concerned applicant is inducted as a research fellow.
    3. Letter of Recommendation will be on our discretion and will only be provided in case of substantial and satisfactory work.

    Application Procedure:

    Interested candidates may apply by sending their CV with subject “Policy Internship” along with Statement of Purpose/ Writing sample and mention of duration of internship along with the starting date at afpr.office@gmail.com.

    Contact info:

    E-mail: afpr.office@gmail.com

    Website: http://www.afpr.in/

    Address: Sec.5, Vrindavan Yojna-1, Lucknow- (U.P.) 226029.

    Phone no- +91-90056 70656