Internship Opportunity: Research Fellow at ISLR’s Online Short Term Project on Climate Change & Climate Refugees: Apply by Feb 20

About ISLR

Indian Society for Legal Research (ISLR) is a rapidly growing community of niche academicians, thinkers, activists, lawyers, professors, legal volunteers, paralegals and legal entrepreneurs who stand apart from the rest of the community with their zeal for deep thinking, leadership skills, and dedication for bringing innovation to the legal field.

About the Project

International Refugee Law is a growing wing of International Law and has gained significant attention in the recent decade due to the huge trans-boundary migration of people for various reasons such as; armed conflict, climate change; economic needs etc. Researchers predict that one of the main cause of the conflict among nations in upcoming years will take place due to the migration of a huge number of refugees. This short term project seeks to critically analyse the issue of “climate refugees” and the issues that are incidental to the climate change, in general, coercing people to leave their homes.

ISLR is looking for 5 research fellows for a period of 2 months. The research fellows will be required to research on specified areas of law. Results of the research work will be published. Due credit will be given to all the research fellows. The fellowship is virtual in nature. Students with prior research experience are encouraged to apply.


  1. Students pursuing law. (LLB)
  2. Postgraduate students and research scholars can also apply.
  3. This is open to Indians and foreign nationals.

How to apply?

Interested students are requested to e-mail their:

  • Updated CV
  • Statement of Purpose (500 words max.)
  • Published or Unpublished research paper
  • To submissionsforislr[at] and CC the same to abhishekjain031[at] with the subject Application for the post of Research Fellow.

Last date to Apply: 20th February 2020


The duration of the fellowship will be months. All research fellows are required to work from home.


Stipend: Rs. 1000 (upon the successful completion of the work assigned).

Internship Certificate: After successful completion, a certificate enlisting the contribution made by the research fellow will be provided.

LOR: In case of exceptional work letter of recommendation will be provided.

Contact Information

For queries Please reach out to Abhishek Jain. or write to submissionsforislr[at]

Mobile Number: 8076218908 (WhatsApp only)

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