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Call for Research Interns | Foundation for Democratic Reforms (FDR): Apply Now!

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Foundation for Democratic Reforms (FDR)

About Foundation for Democratic Reforms (FDR):

FDR is one of India’s leading public policy and advocacy think tanks and research-resource centers for studying, formulating and promoting fundamental reforms in political, electoral and governance spheres as well as in critical areas of state policy. FDR was established in 1996 and is located in Hyderabad, Telangana. It is headed by Dr. Jayaprakash Narayan, a former civil servant and politician.

About the Opportunity


Research and analysis in key sectors of policy and governance including education, healthcare, agriculture, service delivery, land and property rights, electoral reforms, rule of law – police, prosecution, procedural laws and judiciary, urban governance, economic liberalization, and energy transition.
a. Study historical evolutions, assess present conditions and future trends
b. Extract and analyse data
c. Undertake comparative studies of different countries

Skills required:

  1. Critical thinking and analytical skills
  2. Written and verbal communication
  3. Flexibility to work across teams and sectors
  4. Ability to multitask and complete projects in a given time frame


Hyderabad, Telangana. Online internships may be offered based on circumstances.


Minimum 5 weeks.

Application Procedure:

Step 1- Application Form: CLICK HERE
Step 2- Telephonic conversation*
Step 3- Assessment round – Candidates shortlisted from the telephonic conversation will be
required to research and analyse a policy issue. Candidates will be selected for the
internship based on their performance in this round.
*Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

Contact info:

For more information, visit www.fdrindia.org and for any queries, contact [email protected]



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