ISDG Internship and Post Graduate Certificate Programme

ISDG Internship and Post Graduate Certificate Programme


Institute for Sustainable Development and Governance (ISDG) invites applications from graduates in any discipline. The internship programme is on a Pan India research study on the Covid impact on crucial areas in our society. Namely

  1. Health
  2. Economy
  3. Livelihood
  4. Women

The selected interns will be assigned one of the key areas and will be directly reporting to the Research Director. The interns will primarily work on secondary data collection, analysis and interpretation. By the end of the Internship period, the interns are required to present a paper on the focus area they worked in as part of the internship. The selected Interns will receive a Post Graduate Certificate Programme in Sustainable Development and Public Policy.


  • Graduates in Any Discipline
  • Demonstrated research and analytical skills in previous professional work and academic work
  • Ability to work in a cross-functional initiative.

Mode: Online 

Duration– 3 months

What do we expect from you?

  • Commitment to work
  • Good writing skills

Proficiency in MS Excel will be an added advantage.

Last date to Apply: September 20th, 2021

How to Apply

To apply, please email the following to with the subject line “Application for Internship at ISDG”

  • A copy of your updated CV.
  • A write-up on any subject of your choice not exceeding five hundred words.

What is in for you?

  • Candidates who complete the internship will receive a Post Graduate Certificate in Sustainable Development and Governance.
  • You will get opportunities to interact with some of the most respected public policy experts, researchers, policymakers, and civil society leaders.
  • A certificate acknowledging your contributions. 

 What will you learn from the Post Graduate Course?

This course will focus on the intricacies of Sustainable Development and Governance to develop a practical tool and skillset necessary for policy studies. A meticulously formulated curriculum to understand the complexities of the Indian condition – its social fabric, economics, and politics – both academically and in the context of socio-cultural realities, will guide this programme for preparing youth in the praxis of Sustainable development and Governance. The course content includes an introductory lesson on Data Science and how Data determines policymaking. Due to the Covid-19 pandemic, academic inputs and interactive sessions will be held using online communication platforms. All learning material will be made available in soft forms, and submissions will be online.

About the Organisation

ISDG is a research and advocacy organisation involved in public policy research and documentation, capacity development, knowledge networking and advocacy. We focus to build knowledge for social change and take the information out of seminar rooms to the people. Institute for Sustainable Development and Governance (ISDG), which became operational in the year 2012, is the governance and development programme of the Centre for Communication and Development Studies (CCDS), Pune.


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