Delhi Based Research Assistants Required by Prof. Shubhankar Dam of SMU School of Law

About the internship:

Prof. Shubhankar Dam, Singapore Management University School of Law, Singapore, is looking for 2 research assistants to conduct research on a topic on law and governance in India.

Professor Shubhankar Dam completed his undergraduate degree in law from NUJS, Kolkata, B.C.L from University of Oxford and L.L.M from Harvard Law School. His profile is here.

The internship will involve collecting and collating data, locating legislation and articles, finding cases and preparing notes etc. Basic knowledge of modern Indian political history will be useful!

The work will be done in Delhi, and mostly at the Nehru Library, National Archives, ILI Library, the Supreme Court library and if necessary at the Delhi Judicial Academy.

Who can apply:

Law students who are currently pursuing LLM, or are in their senior years at a law school.


The work will be done in libraries in New Delhi. As such, interns must be based in Delhi. This work cannot be done by students who are not based in Delhi.


Students will work full time for about 6-8 weeks starting May 2014.

Only students who are able to commit themselves to a full time internship need apply.

Interns will be paid a stipend.

Subject to the quality of the work done, one of the RAs may be rehired for the next phase of the project.

How to apply:

Interested students should send a resume and a statement of no more than 300 words explaining their interest in this project and their motivation for the same at

Please mention if you have done any RA work before.

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