Internship at PRS Legislative Research
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LAMP Fellowship 2021-2022
Start Date
1 Jun - 11 Jul' 21
6 Months
20000 /month
Apply By
17 Jan' 21
The LAMP Fellowship is one of the only initiatives of its kind in the country. We recognize the decision to participate in the Fellowship is an important one for you and that you might have some questions that arise in the process. We hope to provide answers to some of those questions and clarify any doubts you may have regarding the nature of your role and the scope of this prestigious Fellowship.
About PRS Legislative Research
PRS tracks the functioning of the Indian Parliament and works with MPs from the Lok Sabha and Rajya Sabha across political parties and MLAs from various states. PRS provides a comprehensive and credible resource base to access Parliament-specific data, background information on Parliamentary and governance processes and analysis of key legislative and policy issues.
About the internship
Selected intern's day-to-day responsibilities include:

1. The primary role of a LAMP Fellow is to work closely with their MP, providing individualized research support for the entire duration of the Fellowship. This entails providing research inputs to help them fulfill their parliamentary duties such as asking questions, assessing the performance of ministries, raising matters of public importance, participating in various legislative and policy debates, and even drafting private members' Bills.
2. Between Parliament sessions, Fellows will continue to support their MPs on any research work that is requested of them. This may include, among other things, research for standing committee meetings and preparation for the next Parliament session. In addition, PRS will conduct workshops on important topics where Fellows can interact with experts and policy makers. This year, workshops were conducted on a wide range of public policy related subjects such as Health, Education, Agriculture, Climate Change, Technology policy, Budgets & Public Finances.
Who can apply

Only those candidates can apply who:

1. are available for full time (in-office) internship

2. are available for duration of 6 months

3. have relevant skills and interests

Other requirements

1. You must have a Bachelor's degree (in any discipline)

2. You must be 25 years or younger (born on or after June 1st, 1995)

3. You must be an Indian citizen

Additional Information

Location- The MPs who will be part of this Fellowship are those who are actively engaged in Parliament. MPs will be from both the Treasury and the Opposition, across all major parties, and from both Houses of Parliament. The assigning of LAMP Fellows to the MPs will be done on a random basis; no consideration will be given to the LAMP Fellow's political leanings, educational background or ideology.
Duration- The Fellowship starts from the middle of June with a rigorous 1-month long training. The Fellows will be assigned to their respective Member of Parliament during the Monsoon session of Parliament and will continue to work with the MP till the end of the Budget session the following year.

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