Internship @ COMMON CAUSE


Common Cause has been taking up the cudgels on behalf of common citizens for over 35 years. The organisation is   known for aggressive policy initiatives, advocacy and litigation in matters of governance, public policy and rule of law. Their recent PILs which have resulted in landmark interventions include the auction of spectrum (2G), cancellation of coal block allocations, constitutional validity of Section 66A of the Information Technology Act and misuse of govt. advertising to name just a few. Many of its initiatives are about enhancing transparency and accountability in governance and about deepening democracy.

Call for Internship

Common Cause invites applications for a summer internship commencing from June 10, 2015 for about one month.

Key Responsibilities

We welcome only those interns who have genuine interest in making a difference through citizen’s interventions. The interns will be expected to assist a small, friendly team of professionals with legal/ policy research, case work, media and web outreach and field-visits, depending on the specific requirements of ongoing projects.


Interns could be PG/ Undergraduate students and young research scholars from any stream, though students with law and social work backgrounds will be preferred. We also prefer students from Delhi NCR region or those who can stay in Delhi/ NCR on their own and take care of their medical and material needs during the period of the internship.


The intern shall be compensated with a consolidated amount of Rs. 6,000 to cover local conveyance. Out-station travel, if required by the organisation, during the course of the internship shall be compensated separately.

Application Procedure

Interested applicants should email their CV, along with a 200-word note on “Yes, I would like to make a difference” to by June 5, 2015 with “Summer Internship” as the subject of the email.


In case of any clarification, please feel free to drop an email to

Author: Vivek Kumar Verma

Investment Banking Lawyer | Photographer & Blogger | Connoisseur of Food | Poet

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