Internship Experience @ HRLN, Ranchi: Research on Land Settlement Among the Tribals

Your Name, College, Year of Study, Email ID


Name of Organisation, Location city, Team Strength

Human Rights Law Network, Ranchi

Application Process with contact details

Contacting the HRLN coordinator.

Duration of internship and timings

June – July 2016

First impression, first day formalities, infrastructure

At first it was very formal but then all interns mixed together and interesting work was handed out to everyone and that’s how the ice break.

Main tasks

Witnessing court proceedings.

Project on starvation deaths in India.

Research on Land Settlement among the tribals.

PIL on state of government schools etc.

Work environment and people

The work environment was very friendly, and the learning experience was great. The coordinator and fellow interns were a good bunch of people with lots of knowledge to share.

Best things

The best things were the court proceedings and the work on starvation deaths. Our coordinator was genuinely interested in his work and his enthusiasm for the legal field rubbed off on all of us.

Bad things

The bad things were not getting proper responses from the schools we visited in order to file a PIL on the state of hygiene in government schools.


No stipend.

Biggest Lessons

The biggest lessons were seeing how a High Court operates first hand. Also, the work on starvation deaths was an eye opener.

Overall Rating



Stayed at home.

Office Timings

10 am to 5 pm

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