The internship opportunity is primarily to support NCI in its communication and visibility strategy and to assist in the preparation for its programmes for 2019 and 2020.
The description of key responsibilities is described as below:
The intern will work in close cooperation and under the supervision of the Acting Director of NCI and will be stationed at NCI’s Delhi office during the entire period of the internship.
NCI will provide for the intern’s travel to and from India and local official travel. The intern will be provided housing in either the NCI residence at Delhi or at a university partner guest house. The intern will be provided with a work station at the NCI Delhi residence. The intern will be assisted in applying for the visa to India in terms of providing the necessary paperwork. The intern is expected to be insured for the duration of her stay. NCI will not be providing any monetary support for the internship. On successful completion of the internship NCI will provide a certificate for the same and a recommendation letter.
Interested applicants are encouraged to direct all queries to:
Acting Director, Nordic Centre in India
Interested applicants can send in their application to:
Lise Hansen, NCI Secretariat
Time period of internship: 15th March to 16th May, 2019
The deadline for receiving applications is November 30th, 2018
NCI had its first call for internships in the summer of 2017 and it was very well received. NCI hosted Ms. Mirna Aho from the University of Jyvaskyla as our Summer Activity Manager, and she spent two months in our India office working in Delhi, travelling to partner institutions, meeting Nordic students coming in for NCI summer programmes, etc.
NCI’s second call for internships was from January 14th until March 16th of 2018. NCI Hosted Mr. Olli Peltola from the University of Jyväskylä as our Visibility and Communications Manager. During these two months, Olli worked on the website, Facebook page, building marketing material for the summer/semester programs and also got the chance to visit our partner institutions at Bangalore and Hyderabad.
NCI’s third call for internships was from June 25th until August 26th of 2018. NCI hosted Mr. Jukka Karjalainen from the University of Helsinki, Finland as our Summer Activity Manager. During these two months, Jukka did phenomenal work on the social media marketing of NCI programmes and also worked on coordinating the summer programmes of NCI. Jukka got to experience India and its higher educational institutions through visits to NCI’s partner institutions at Bangalore, Hyderabad, Delhi and Varanasi.