Summer Internship Scheme at the office of Directorate General of Foreign Trade; Apply by April 18
Directorate General of Foreign Trade (DGFT), Ministry of Commerce & Industry, Government of India formulating and implementing Foreign Trade Policy (FTP) has invited entries for the Summer Internship Scheme for 2021-22.
The Internship Programme will ensure interaction of the officers of the Directorate with the young scholars and researchers with brilliant academic background from reputed academic institutions pursuing Studies/Research in Economics / Law / Finance / Management. It will provide an opportunity to the interns to familiarize themselves with the overall process of formulation of foreign trade policy of the Government at the macro level and its implementation by DGFT at the micro level. DGFT would assign such interns for specific areas of work. The particular fields could be analysis of international trade and market conditions across major markets, simplification of rules & procedures of DGFT, redrafting or paraphrasing the existing Policy. Policy Reforms at macro level, review of various schemes of DGFT, review of existing notifications, e-governance within DGFT, reduction of transaction costs, formulation of new schemes etc.
Eligibility: The scheme is open to only Indian nationals residing in India or pursuing their studies abroad. Applicant should have excellent academic records and possess graduation degree in Public Policy/Economics/Finance/Management/Law (with at least 60% marks) from National Schools of Law/Central Universities/AICTE recognized Financial/Economics Institutions/Recognized National Management Institute/Foreign Universities or other Institutions of excellence. Those either pursuing or having Post Graduation in Economics/Finance/ Management/Law will be preferred.
Duration: The duration of the internship will be for maximum period of 2 months for Summer Internship Programme (June-July).
Remuneration: Interns will be paid a consolidated token remuneration of Rs.10,000/- per month.
Location: DGFT headquarters at New Delhi. The interns will be attached to the heads of each Division and will be reporting to them directly.
Application: Applications are to be submitted online latest by 18th April 2021 at https://forms.gle/gASeS3moVjBkGU8K9
Applicant will be required to produce a permission letter from their Supervisor / Head of Department, in case he/she is interested to join internship during his/her coursework.
The announcement is available at https://content.dgft.gov.in/Website/dgftprod/238a6ea5-c658-4d7c-a3da-a0d7ff509795/Advertisement_Internship.pdf