About Ekal Gramothan Foundation Internships

EGF India welcomes and encourages students who are interested in making a difference in the world to consider pursuing an internship. The internship program seeks to provide closely monitored, project-driven professional and practical experience for undergraduate and graduate students interested in contributing to substantive EGF projects and initiatives. Important networking opportunities are also provided through participation in orientations and trainings that will include information on EGF’s history, vision, and where individuals from within the organization will share more in-depth information on certain programs. Interns are placed domestically either at EGF Headquarters (Delhi) or at any of our regional offices.

General Eligibility Requirements

To qualify for an internship at CARE, you must meet the following requirements:

  • Be enrolled in a relevant school student, undergraduate (Juniors & Seniors preferred), graduate or post-graduate academic program, or have graduated within the previous six months from the posting date.
  • Interns who hold student visas must obtain appropriate work authorization from their educational institutions.

How to Apply

EGF hires interns periodically throughout the year:

  • Fall Semester Interns – August and September
  • Spring Semester Interns – November and December
  • Summer Interns – April and May

To apply online, search our internships postings below. New postings are usually posted during the periods listed above.

Internship applicants who receive funding support or academic credit should indicate on their applications the costs that they are able to cover.

Overseas Interns

The Overseas interns Program provides students of global development, global health and other related fields with valuable opportunities to gain international work experience. The program seeks to assist in the development of high potential, future leaders in the field of international development and humanitarian assistance through short-term, practical learning experiences.  The program focuses on approaches that provide optimal skill development and learning. Therefore, the internship program has adopted a management and leadership curricula that focuses on three learning strategies on the job training assignments.

General Eligibility Requirements

To qualify for an overseas internship at EGF, you must meet the following requirements:

  • Financial support from an academic institution or other agency
  • Legally authorized to work under the laws of the location of the internship
  • Apply for and obtain your own appropriate visa
  • Enrolled in a relevant graduate or post-graduate academic program, or have graduated within the previous six months
  • Have comprehensive medical coverage including emergency evacuation insurance for the duration of the internship (intern must provide proof of insurance)
  • Proficiency in the requisite language

Ideal candidates will meet the following qualifications:

  • Currently enrolled in graduate program in a field relevant to EGF’s work
  • Excellent time management, analytical and organizational skills
  • Excellent interpersonal/intercultural communication skills
  • Proficient in a second language (English and Hindi)
  • Open minded and able to function effectively in diverse, multicultural environment
  • Top candidates will also possess a flexible, team-oriented work style

How to Apply

To apply online, search our internships postings below.

Applications must include:

  • A current resume or CV, with names and contact information of at least one references
  • A cover letter that specifies the applicant’s particular programmatic and research interests
  • To be considered for assignments that are writing intensive, applicants should submit a writing sample.

Please note that only successful applicants will be contacted. If you are not contacted within 60 days of submitting your application, please consider your application unsuccessful. 

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