Research Internship Opportunity at SAHRDC [South Asia Human Rights Documentation Centre], Delhi: Apply Now!


The South Asia Human Rights Documentation Centre (SAHRDC) is a network of individuals across the region. It seeks to investigate, document, and disseminate information about human rights treaties and conventions, human rights education, refugees, media freedom, prison reforms, political imprisonment, torture, summary executions, disappearances, and other cruel, inhuman, or degrading treatment.

SAHRDC collects information on human rights, specifically on violations of civil and political rights.

Know more about SAHRDC, here.

Who can Apply?

SAHRDC accepts interns from all over the world, who have a serious human rights commitment. Intending interns should be prepared and capable of hard and diligent research work.

SAHRDC welcomes students, mid-term career professionals and lawyers looking for a sabbatical with good analytical and research aptitude.

The Internship

At any given point SAHRDC has a number of ongoing projects. Most of these projects entail copious research work. Some of them require travel within Asia, Interns are able to assume a significant amount of responsibility. In the past, students from Yale Law School Columbia University, Harvard University, Fordham, University of Virginia, University of Minnesota, New York Law School and Chicago Law School from the United States have interned with SAHRDC.

SAHRDC has also had interns from the London School of Economics, Essex University and the University of London from the United Kingdom Indian interns have being from the National Law School University of India. Bangalore, The West Bengal National University of Juridical Sciences, The Tata Institute for Social Sciences Mumbai, University of Delhi and Jawaharlal Nehru University.

How to Apply?

Send your detailed CV and a writing sample to SAHRDC, to ravinairsahrdc[at]

The writing sample could be a term paper of between 10 to 15 pages.

Note: For international interns, SAHRDC now provides virtual internships.

Contact Information

22 Northend Complex, Ramakrishna Ashram Marg
New Delhi

Email ID: ravinairsahrdc[at]

Contact Numbers: +91-11-23361120/23342717

After Office hours and holidays: Mobile: 91-9810344765

Click here for SAHRDC’s official website.

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