Internship Opportunity at Project 39A

About the Company

Article 39A of the Indian Constitution serves as the inspiration for Project 39 A, a formal component of NLU Delhi. By reducing social and economic barriers, this clause advances the interwoven principles of equal justice and opportunity. Using empirical research to reevaluate procedures and policies in the criminal justice system, they are engaged in offering pro bono legal help to convicts serving death sentences around the nation.The goal of Project 39A is to start fresh discussions about issues such as the death penalty, forensic science, legal aid, and the use of torture.

About the Responsibilities

Applications are being accepted for Project 39A by NLU Delhi’s paid, remote internship programme, which will be taking interns on a rolling basis from March 2022 to March 2023. The internship programme being developed by Project 39A will give students valuable experience to the complexity and nuances of India’s criminal justice system.

Research: Fieldwork and empirical analysis are heavily weighted in our research activities. The following challenges are addressed in various ways through efforts:

legal assistance in the criminal justice system and forensic science, with a focus on DNA forensics, criminal justice and mental health, torture execution of death sentences

Litigation: To guarantee capable, no-fee legal representation for inmates receiving death sentences in different parts of India, regardless of the offence;

As an intern you are required to:-

  • Open to students in India and other countries, enrolled in a recognized undergraduate or post-graduate program in the
  • law,
  • humanities,
  • social sciences,
  • management or
  • media and communications.
  • Those enrolled in other programs may apply, but preference will be given to those enrolled in the programs listed above.

Location

Interns shall be based out of NLUD’s offices on the NLU Delhi campus in Sector 14, Dwarka, New Delhi 100078

Time Period

minimum of 4 weeks to a maximum of 12 weeks

Stipend

A stipend of Rs 10,000/- for every 4-week period of internship undergone.

Interns on a part-time internship will be paid a stipend of Rs. 5,000/-  for every four-week period of internship undergone.

Eligibility

  • Open to students in India and other countries, enrolled in a recognized undergraduate or post-graduate program in the law, humanities, social sciences, management or media and communications.
  • Those enrolled in other programs may apply, but preference will be given to those enrolled in the programs listed above.

How to Apply?

Interested candidates may apply from here:- https://www.project39a.com/internship

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