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The Dialogue and Development Commission (DDC) of Delhi is the policy think-tank of the Government of NCT of Delhi and advises the Government in finding people-centric sustainable solutions to the critical development challenges faced by Delhi. Through its Internship Programme, DDC Delhi provides a valuable opportunity to students, research scholars, and professionals to work first-hand with a government think-tank on a range of solutions to civic, policy and governance issues by enabling the research, planning and implementation of evidence-based practices, policies and plans.

Inviting Applications for Policy Interns and Communication Interns

  • DDC Delhi is inviting applications for the positions of Policy Interns and Communication Interns. The applicants should be willing to commit a minimum of eight weeks (extendable up to 24 weeks) for a full-time paid internship programme, commencing on 1st August 2022. The interns engaged by DDC Delhi will be paid a fixed stipend of INR 25000 per month.Applicants should have completed their graduation from any recognised university/institution within India or abroad, and should not be more than 35 years of age as of 11th July 2022.

Roles and Responsibilities

Policy Interns

  • Extensive Primary Research: Field visits to the targeted sites, accompanied with detailed reports of every visit; Conduct quantitative and qualitative research on assigned sectors.

Multi-tiered Stakeholder Consultation:

  • Interaction with multi-tiered stakeholders and generating relevant actionable insights; Assist the organization of conferences, workshops or other events.

Design and implementation of key initiatives:

  • Contribute to designing and implementation of initiatives, projects or programmes.
  • Collaborate and coordinate on the development and execution of the assigned projects.
  • Provide administrative support on an as-needed basis.

Communication Interns

Communication and Outreach:

  • Create communication collaterals for DDC Delhi’s on-ground and digital initiatives and coordinate with relevant parties to ensure their timely execution.

Copywriting and Editing:

  • Create, edit and proof-read copy for DDC Delhi’s website, social media channels, press releases, reports, video scripts, policy briefs, newsletters, jingles, blogs etc.

Graphic Design:

  • Design and illustrate creative graphics for a variety of media by following specified guidelines.

Social Media Management:

  • Strategize and execute a social media plan for DDC Delhi and its key initiatives.

Video Production:

  • Handle all aspects of pre and post-production to create high-quality, engaging and original videos for cross-platform usage.
  • Other relevant tasks as deemed necessary by the reporting manager.

Application Form

  • To submit your application for the position of Policy Intern and/or Communication Intern with DDC Delhi, please click at the link below.

Kindly note that the deadline to submit your completed application form is 11th July 2022, 11:59 PM.

You will be asked to submit your resume in PDF format in the application form. The resume should not exceed 2 pages with a file size not over 500 KB.

In case of technical issues relating to application submission, please contact

Timeline for Application DDC Delhi Internship Programme:

Timeline for Application DDC Delhi Internship Programme
Application Deadline 11th July 2022, 11:59 PM
Announcement of First Shortlist To be announced soon
Interviews To be announced soon
Announcement of Final List  To be announced soon
Commencement of Internship Programme To be announced soon

*The dates here are tentative and subject to change. 

Internship Guidelines

Read more about DDC Delhi’s Internship Programme and Guidelines here.