Directorate General of Foreign Trade (DGFT) formulates and implements Foreign Trade Policy (FTP). These functions entail close interaction with the related arms of the Government, economists, trade bodies, exporters as well as keep track of the changing scenario in International Trade.
WHY INTERN AT DGFT:
The internship programme will ensure your interaction with the officers of the Directorate and several other young scholars and researchers with brilliant academic background from reputed academic institutions pursuing studies/research in economics/law/ finance/ management.
DGFT would assign interns for specific areas of work. The particular fields could be analysis of international trade and market conditions across major markets, simplification of rules and 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.
WHO CAN APPLY:
- 4th and 5th year law students with consistent excellent academic records
- Fresh graduates with excellent academic records and possessing first class degree
- Students pursuing research courses in Economics/ Finance / Management/ Law at National Schools of Economics / Law/ Central Universities/ AICTE recognized Financial/ Economic Institutions/ Recognized National Management Institutes/ Foreign Universities and Institutions of excellence.
NOTE: The Scheme is open to only Indian Nationals residing in India or pursuing their studies abroad.
WHEN TO APPLY: The applications can be made at any point of time, there is no deadline.
PERIOD: 4 weeks (minimum) and 2 months (maximum)
LOCATION: New Delhi and heads of each Division of DGFT
MAXIMUM NO. OF SLOTS AT A TIME: 10
STIPEND: Interns are generally paid a consolidated token amount of Rs.10, 000 per month.
Certificates will be issued to the interns on satisfactory completion of their internships and on submission of their Report/Paper and its evaluation by the Head of the concerned Division.
HOW TO APPLY:
Interested students can send their applications, along with their CVs, in the enclosed format (available here) by post to –
Joint DGFT (O&M) at Directorate General of Foreign
Trade, R.No.103, Udyog Bhawan, New Delhi – 110 011
NOTE: The candidate 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 course-work.