Paid Internship (for candidates pursuing PG, Ph.D) at Department of Economic Affairs [DEA], Delhi

Apply By: May 15, 2021- 6 PM

Internship Name: Internship scheme for the year 2021-22 with DEA (Department of Economic Affairs, Delhi

About: DEA(Department of Economic Affairs) - The Department of Economic Affairs is the nodal agency of the Union Government to formulate and monitor the country’s economic policies and programmes having a bearing on domestic and international aspects of economic management.

Internship Areas: Capital Markets, Economic Reforms, Exchange Management, Foreign Investment in India and India Investment abroad, Monetary Policy, Fiscal Policy, Inflation Management, Debt Market Operation and Debt Management (External & Domestic), Small Savings, Modernization of Budget Documents, Bilateral Investment Treaties, Infrastructure Financing, etc.

Eligibility: Candidates pursuing Post Graduation or Ph.D. in Economics/ Law/ Finance Management from Universities/ Institutions within the top 25 ranks as per NIRF, by Ministry of HRD or International Institutes of repute are eligible to apply for the internship. This program is meant for Ph.D. or post-graduate students working on specific issues relating to macro-economic, management, capital markets, infrastructure policy, climate finance, financial and investment laws.

Objectives & Responsibilities: The main objective of this internship is to familiarize the selected candidates with the overall process of formulation of economic policies of the Government at the macro level. It also aims provide an opportunity to carry out research into a key and specific economic issue/problem faced by the country and offer solutions for the same.

The responsibility of the intern will be to present to the concerned Head of Division a Report/Paper on the allotted subject, along with the feedback of their experience of the Programme at the end of the internship.

Duration of Internship: 3-6 months. Candidates who offer to stay for at least 6 months will be preferred.

Number of Interns Required: 15


PG Interns: Rs. 10,000 per month per intern

Ph. D Interns: Rs. 20,000 per month per intern

Certificate and Eligibility: Certificates will be issued to the interns on satisfactory completion of their internship of not less than three months and on submission of their Report/ Paper feedback/ attendance certificates.

How to Apply? The applicant should register on the MoF-DEA intern application link of the Ministry of Finance and indicate in their application

  • their area of interest,

  • duration of availability with dates/ months, and

  • 3 topics of their interest in the order of their preference, on which they would like to work during their internship.

Note: The Department places on its website a specific invitation for interns to express their interest in the same. The candidates whose research proposals and competencies match significantly with DEA requirements will be given preference.

Details of business allocation to DEA and its divisions are available on DEA’s website.

For complete, official information, refer to the official Internship Scheme here.

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