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IIP-Centre for Internet and Society
Bangalore, India (Outgoing Program)
Program Terms: Summer
This program is currently not accepting applications.
Partner Institution/Organization Homepage: Click to visit
Restrictions: Princeton applicants only
Fact Sheet:
Dept Offering Program: IIP, International Internship Program (IIP) Program Type: Internship
Language Prerequisite: No Degree Level: 2 First year Ugrad, 3 Sophomore, 4 Junior
Time Away: Summer Housing options: Student Responsibilty with support from IIP and/or Host Organization
Program Group: International Internship Program
Program Description:
Center for Internet
About: The Centre for Internet & Society is devoted to policy research and gives feedback to various state departments on programs dealing with access to knowledge, openness, Internet governance, and telecom. Two placements have been created for the International Internship Program.

Intern Responsibilities: IIP Interns are expected to conduct research on the topics listed above and to draft documents that can be submitted to various ministries such as the Department of Telecommunications, the Department of Electronics and Information Technology, Ministry of Human Resource Development. They will also write blog entries of their experience from participating in workshops and other events

Qualifications:  Interns are expected to have sound knowledge of (or a willingness to learn) Indian and international laws, strong public speaking skills (including interaction with the media) and should be willing to travel. Interns with a strong background in policy research and advocacy in access to knowledge (IP Reforms), openness (Open Access, Open Content, Open Video, Open Standards, Openness, Free and Open Source Software and Open Data), and Internet governance (Free SpeeBroadband Policies and Spectrum) are encouraged to apply.

Previous work responsibilities (in the words of past IIP interns): Intern #1: Published original articles for Centre website; hosted meetings and events; represented the Centre at various distant conferences;conducted research. Intern #2: Regularly blog on events/ideas happening in the world of Internet privacy and Cybersecurity, especially if it has relation to India.  Also researched and wrote a report which compares Data Protection laws by nation. 

View a Powerpoint presentation by a past IIP intern: Coles, Kovey, Centre for Internet and Society, India.pdf

Dates / Deadlines:
This program is not currently accepting applications. Please consult the sponsoring department's website for application open dates.
This program is currently not accepting applications.