INTERNSHIP AT CONSULATE GENERAL OF INDIA, MUNICH
The Consulate General of India, Munich, invites application for internship at the Consulate.
The internship programme provides an excellent opportunity for budding scholars to familiarize themselves with the process of formulation of foreign policy and its implementation by the Government of India.
GUIDELINES FOR INTERNSHIP
Nature of Engagement
Interns shall report to and work under close supervision of Consul General. They may be required to conduct research, write reports, analyze evolving developments, or carry out any other task entrusted to them by the Consul General.
Eligibility Criteria for Applying
Interested Indian citizens, OCI card holders and foreign nationals may apply for internship. An intern may be required to work on-site (within the Consulate premises). Candidates should possess a Graduate degree or equivalent before the commencement of internship. Students who are enrolled in a five-year course and have completed three years of the course before commencement of internship may also apply. Preference will be given to applicants having an excellent academic track record and to research scholars.
Duration of Internship
Internship can start at any time of the year and shall be for a period of one to six months.
The intern shall have orientation session on the organization and functioning of the Ministry of External Affairs and Indian Consulate.
The interns may submit a report on completion of their internship to the Consul General who would issue a certificate to the interns.
Please note that Internship programme shall neither be an employment nor the assurance of any employment with the Consulate. No financial remuneration shall be paid to the interns.
Mode of Application
For internship in Consulate General of India, Munich, applicants may send their applications to HOC by post, at the following address:
The Head of Chancery (HOC)
Consulate General of India
Widenmayerstr. 15, 80538 Munich
The application for internship must include the following:
1. Duly filled in Application Form (Annexure).
2. Copy of at least three documentary proofs of identity which should include copy of passport and proof of residence.
3. Curriculum Vitae.
4. Introduction letter from the Head of Institution on the official stationery where the applicant studied/studying.
5. No objection certificate from University/Institution in case the internship is to be pursued in parallel with an ongoing course.
6. Self-attested certificates and transcripts for all the accomplishments mentioned in Paras 8, 9 and 13 of Application Form (educational qualifications, current courses being pursued and projects undertaken).
All applications will be scrutinized in the Ministry of External Affairs by a Selection Committee. The decision of the Selection Committee shall be final and binding and no queries shall be entertained after the completion of the selection process. Applicants are advised to apply at least one month before the intended date of start of the internship.
Number of interns in the Consulate
Up to two interns may be engaged by Consulate General of India, Munich.
Termination of internship
The Consulate may terminate engagement of intern at any point without giving any reason, as it deems fit. Consulate’s decision shall be final in this regard. Intern can choose to leave the programme, if she/he so desires, giving prior notice of one week to the Consulate.