Upcoming and Ongoing Internship Opportunities for Law Students [Updated Daily]

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To help you stay updated and never miss an opportunity, here’s a list of upcoming internships with their deadlines.

You can also find a list of internship opportunities that accept applications on a rolling basis. So, you now have opportunities open for you round the year.

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Opportunities with Deadlines

Online Internship Opportunity with NITI Aayog [Sep-Dec 2021]: Apply by Sep 10


  • UG students, having completed/appeared in the term-end exams of second year/4th semester of the bachelor degree course and secured not less than 85% or equivalent marks in 12th class.
  • Graduate students having completed/ appeared in the term-end exams of first-year/2nd semester of their post-graduate program or persuing research/Ph.D. and secured not less than 70% or equivalent marks in Graduation.
  • The students who have appeared in the final exam or just completed Graduation/PG and waiting for admission for higher studies may also be considered for internship provided that they have secured 70% or more cumulative marks in all the years/semesters of their graduation/ post-graduation till the date of application.
  • The period between the month of declaration of result of the final exam and the desired month of the internship should not exceed 6 (Six) months e.g. if the result is declared in the month of June then he/she can apply for the internship beginning till the month of December.

Mode: Online

Application Process:

  • The interested applicants may apply online only on the website of NITI Aayog by the 10th of Aug
  • The application can only be made 6 months in advance but not later than 2 months before the month in which the internship is desired.
  • Applicants must also clearly indicate the area of interest.
  • The selected applicant has to produce original mark sheets and NOC from the college/institution at the time of joining, failing which his/her candidature shall be canceled. (Format given in Annexure ‘C’ of the official notification).
  • Check the post for the application link.

Stipend (If Any): Unpaid

Internship at Centre for Criminology, Criminal Justice and Victimology, RGNUL: Apply by Sep 10


2nd-5th Year Law Students (Those in 5-Year Integrated Course) and 2nd-3rd Year Law Students (Those in the 3-year LLB course)

Mode: Remote working policy until the RGNUL Campus physically reopens.

Application Process: Submit your CV and an Expression of Interest (EOI) [in PDF format] to internships.ccvrgnul@gmail.com.

Stipend (If Any): Unpaid

Remote Internship with UNFCCC Communications & Engagement Division: Apply by Sep 12


  • Must be enrolled in the last year of a UG degree or in graduate studies at a recognized university at the time of application and for the duration of the internship. Studies in the field of law, environmental management, business management, public policy, international relations, or related fields are preferred.
  • Prior exposure to another UN organization, Inter-governmental Organization and/or climate change fields is an asset.
  • Fluency in English (both oral and written) and strong analytical and research skills.
  • Basic proficiency of Adobe Cloud editing tools
  • Proficiency in MS Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint); experience in reading technical documentation; attention to detail.

Mode: Remote

Application Process: Check the post for the application link.

Stipend (If Any): Unpaid

Internship at Centre for Tax Laws, NLU Delhi: Apply by Sep 13


  • Applicants enrolled in the 5-year program should currently be in their 4th year (graduating in 2023) or in their 5 th year (graduating in 2022).
  • Applicants enrolled in the 3-year program should currently be in their 2nd year (graduating in 2023) or in their 3 rd year graduating in 2022).
  • Further it is mandatory that the applicant has prior experience in Tax Laws (internships/moots/publications).

Mode: Physical

Application Process:

Please send the following documents to ctl@nludelhi.ac.in latest by 13th September 2021.

  • CV (max 2 pages)
  • Statement of Purpose (500 words)

Please note that only selected candidates will be contacted for interviews.

Stipend: Unpaid

Asian Development Bank (ADB) Research Internship 2021: Apply by Sep 15


The candidate must

  • be enrolled in a Master’s- or PhD-level program at a school in one of the ADB member nations, both prior to and after the internship assignment;
  • be engaged in academic study in a field directly related to ADB’s work;
  • be a national of one of ADB’s members;
  • possess an excellent command of English; and
  • have professional experience relevant to the assignment.

Mode: Will be informed

Application Process: Through the ADB Career and Employment System (ACES).

Stipend (If Any): Unpaid

Online Research Internship with PRS Legislative [For Oct]: Apply by Sep 15


Deep interest in the working of Parliament and the legislative process in India, an intern should have:

  • Strong writing skills
  • Strong analytical skills

Mode: Work-from-home (Online)

Application Process: Check the post for the application link.

Stipend (If Any): Unpaid

Internship with Criminal Justice & Police Accountability Project, Bhopal: Apply by Sep 15


  • Academic background of law (preference in students in their penultimate or final year of study).
  • Prior work experience in data (desirable).
  • This position is open only for persons from Adivasi, Dalit, Vimukta, Nomadic or Bahujan and Pasmanda Muslim Communities.

Mode: Physical; Bhopal-based

Application Process: Write to applications.cpaproject@gmail.com with your CV and a statement of purpose.

Stipend (If Any): Rs. 7,500 per month

Paid Internship with Ikshwaku Associates, New Delhi [4-6 Vacancies]: Apply by Sep 15


  • Should be student enrolled in any law Institute/ College
  • Should have basic understanding of Law and Policy Making
  • Good presentation and orientation skills
  • Good communication skills


New Delhi, or can work remotely from the native place (Online)

Application Process: Send your CV and clearly stating your time period and preferred mode of Internship (Online/ Offline) at ikshwakuassociate@gmail.com

Stipend (If Any): On the basis of performance: Rs. 1,500 – 6, 000 per month.

Prevention and Compliance Internship with ADB (Asian Development Bank): Apply by Sep 15


Currently enrolled in a Masters or PhD program in Law, Business Analytics, Accounting, Finance, or related audit fields.

Experience and Skills Required

  • Strong analytical skills;
  • Interest in the fields of compliance, anti-money laundering and countering the financing of terrorism, customer due diligence, investigations, law, or related fields, will be favorably considered;
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills in English, including the ability to clearly and concisely prepare, present, discuss issues, findings, and recommendations.
  • Demonstrated teamwork (works effectively with diverse colleagues in own unit and other divisions and departments).
  • Demonstrated facilitation and knowledge sharing skills; builds networks with others for the effective communication and exchange of knowledge and ideas.

Mode: Physical; ADB Headquarters, Manila, Philippines (or virtually, based on COVID-19 policies/restrictions)

Application Process:

Upload the following documents in the “Attachments” section of your application (Link given in the post):

  • Curriculum vitae (CV)
  • Proof of enrollment to a Masters or PhD program. Inclusive dates should confirm that you will be enrolled during the intended period of assignment.
  • Essay* in MS WORD or PDF document, maximum of 1500 words per question. (Please see essay questions below)

*Essay Questions

  • Describe one example of your experience that demonstrated your interest in working in ADB.
  • Highlight your qualifications that will help accomplish this internship assignment (e.g., coursework, research, work experience, etc.).

Stipend (If Any): Unpaid

Internship at NISD, Ministry of Social Justice and Empowerment, Delhi: Apply by Sep 25


Students pursuing/passed out Graduate/Post Graduate Degree or Research Scholars enrolled in recognized University/Institution within India from any background

Preferably Social Science background i.e. Social Work, Sociology, Psychology, Anthropology, Law, etc., of any recognized University/ Institution within India fulfilling the following conditions:

  • Students must be pursuing/passed out Graduate/Post Graduate Degree or Research Scholars.
  • They must have secured 50% or more cumulative marks in all the years/semesters of their graduation/post-graduation till the date of application.

Mode: Physical; Delhi

Application Process:

  • Interested applicants shall apply online for Internship programme.
  • Applicants must clearly indicate the area of interest.
  • A candidate can apply for internship only once during a financial year.

Check the post for the application link.

Stipend: Unpaid

In Economic Affairs with UN-ESCAP: Apply by Sep 30


  • Be enrolled in a graduate school program (second university degree or equivalent, or higher); or
  • Be enrolled in the final academic year of a first university degree program (minimum
    Bachelor’s level or equivalent); or
  • Have graduated with a university degree (as defined above) and, if selected, must commence the internship within a one-year period of graduation.

Mode: Online/Physical (Delhi)

Application Process: A completed online application (Cover Note and Personal History Profile) is required.

Other Details:

  • Duration: 2 months
  • Deadline: Sep 30, 2021

Stipend (If Any): Unpaid

Check the post for the application link.

Internship with National Commission for Women [NCW], Delhi: Nov 30


  • For a period of a minimum of 30 days:
    • 1st-year students of 3-year LLB Course OR
    • 3rd-year student of 5 years LLB Course/Post Graduate in Sociology/Social Work 1st year
  • For a period of a minimum of 60 days:
    • Students of 2nd year of 3-year LLB Course OR
    • 4th/5th year BA LLB/BBA LLB/ B.Sc LLB Courses OR
    • 2nd year Post Graduate Sociology/Social Work/ Gender Issue/ Women studies/Gender studies OR
    • Students of LLM/ M.Phil/Ph.D/Ph.D Scholars.

Mode: Offline/Online

Application Process:

  • Students desirous of interning with the NCW may upload their applications in the prescribed proforma indicating dates for the calendar year 2021 when they would like to intern with the Commission.
  • A letter of recommendation from the Head of the Institution/Authorised Signatory may also be uploaded.

Other Details:

  • Scheme A Internship: Unpaid Internship for a period not less than 30 days for 1st-year students of 3-year LLB Course or 3rd-year student of 5 years LLB Course/Post Graduate in Sociology/Social Work 1st year
  • Scheme B Internship: Paid Internship for a period of 60 days: Students of the second year of 3-year LLB Course/4th / 5th year BA LLB/BBA LLB/ B.Sc LLB Courses/2nd year Post Graduate Sociology/Social Work/ Gender Issue/ Women studies/Gender studies/Students of LLM/ M.Phil/Ph.D/Ph.D Scholars

Stipend (If Any):

  • For less than 60 days Internship: No honorarium will be paid in cases where the interns work for less than 60 days.
  • For 60 days Internship: Rs. 10,000 per month

Check the post for the application link.


We also have a list of internship opportunities, the applications of which are open throughout the year.

  1. Paid Internship at AIGGPA [Atal Bihari Vajpayee Institute of Good Governance and Policy Analysis], Bhopal
  2. Internship Opportunity with People’s Union for Civil Liberties, Jharkhand [PUCL, Offline/Online, 4 Weeks]
  3. Online Internship Opportunity with Women Safety Wing, Telangana State Police [10 Positions]
  4. UN Online Volunteering Opportunity: Research on Youth Empowerment by Youth Co:Lab India (UNDP) [2 Volunteers]
  5. UN Online Volunteering Opportunity in Proposal Writing & Project Development Case for Galaxy4Peace [5 Vounteers]
  6. UN Online Volunteering Opportunity in Content Writing on COVID-19 Response [For Indian Dreams Foundation; 3 Volunteers]
  7. Call for Content Writers by SELCO Foundation, Bangalore
  8. UN Online Volunteering Opportunity: Writing Grant Proposals on Women Economic Justice by CAEPA [2 Volunteers]
  9. Paid Remote Internship Opportunity with World Resources Institute [WRI India, Operations]
  10. The New Analyst/New Associate Program 2022 by Goldman Sachs, Bangalore: Apply Now!
  11. Criminal Law Virtual Internship by Leo Cussen-The Forage [3-4 Hrs]: Apply Now!
  12. Research Cyber Security Global Virtual Internship by Clifford Chance-The Forage [5-6 Hrs]
  13. Internship Opportunity with Sansad TV [RSTV and LSTV Merged Channel]
  14. Online Virtual Law Experience [Key Skills in Law] by Monash University-The Forage [5-6 Hrs]
  15. At International Criminal Court [Legal Office]
  16. Legislative Drafting at Ministry of Law and Justice
  17. Urban Learning Program by Government of India (TULIP)
  18. At Invest India [Government of India]
  19. Paid Internship at Ministry of Commerce and Industry, DPIIT
  20. Business & Human Rights [Online] Internship with Clifford Chance-Forage
  21. Climate Change [Online] Internship with Clifford Chance-Forage
  22. Paid Online Internship with Project 39A, NLU Delhi

Please Note: This list is not exhaustive. This post will be updated daily, and thus, may have a different list every day.

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  1. I want to do this internship to access my knowledge and abilities related to the skills, as I am a first year law student and I have learned several knowledge from the academic. I have good writing skills and decent academic record. I am meticulous and hardworking professional who has passion for research on global issue. I shall be very grateful if given a chance to intern at your esteemed. Although it would be new domain for me and also, I will learn many new things from your internship.

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