Careers and Internships

Research Assistant

TPF is seeking applicants interested in working with the Foundation’s networking team. The successful applicant will assist the President and the Executive Director with event management, maintaining TPF’s social media accounts on Facebook and Twitter, and writing, sourcing, and editing content for the TPF website.

The applicant will have demonstrated interest in social sciences, in particular in geopolitics and national security studies. Experience in website maintenance and social media tools is desirable. Strong writing skills are essential. This is a part-time role for six months. This role may appeal to post-graduate students, young professionals who work part-time, and those in between study and/or employment.

To apply, please send your CV, a cover letter and a writing sample to researchdirector@thepeninsula.org.in

Events Internship

The TPF is currently looking for an Events Intern for part-time internship to help assist the TPF team with its events program. During the internship the successful candidate will work and learn in the areas of:

  • Event coordination and management
  • Multi-tasking and attention to detail
  • Reporting management
  • Organisational skills and teamwork
  • Business communications

The ideal candidate will be available for at least two days a week, for a period of six months. More details about the description can be found here. If you would like to apply, please submit a CV and cover letter to researchdirector@thepeninsula.org.in

General Internships

The TPF welcomes applications for internships from interested students and professionals seeking to enhance their capabilities in public policy research, innovation and disruptive technologies, international affairs, geopolitics, national and international security. The Peninsula Foundation, in partnership with the Department of Defence and Strategic Studies, University of Madras is pleased to offer internships to graduate students and post-graduate researchers.

Our internship program aims to connect talented students and professionals with our research staff and programs. You should be interested in contributing to public policy analysis, international affairs and security studies; have excellent time management and administrative skills, think critically, write clearly, and capably manage independent research tasks. Typically you will be enrolled in, or have completed, the final year of undergraduate studies, honors or post-graduate studies. The availability of interns depends on the needs of our research staff.

If you would like to apply, please submit a CV and cover letter to researchdirector@thepeninsula.org.in

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