Internship Opportunity at Permanent Mission of India to the UN

Applications are invited for an internship opportunity with the Permanent Mission of India to the UN (United Nations) or the PMI. Interested candidates can apply at any time of the year.

About the Permanent Mission of India to the UN (PMI)

The Permanent Mission of India to the United Nations is the formal title of the Indian delegation to the United Nations (UN). India was among the founding members of the United Nations and signed the Declaration by United Nations on 1 January 1942. India also participated in the United Nations Conference on International Organization and Diwan Bahadur Sir Arcot Ramasamy Mudaliar signed the United Nations Charter on India’s behalf.

About the Internship

The internship program at the Permanent Mission of India to the United Nations provides an excellent opportunity for young scholars to familiarize themselves with India’s approach to multilateralism and handling of global issues at the UN.

Mode of Internship

An intern will be required to work only on-site (I.e. within the premises of Mission). The off-site internship is not available.

Roles and responsibilities

  • Interns shall report to and work under close supervision of the Ambassador and Deputy Permanent Representative (DPR)/Expert.
  • They may be required to conduct research, write reports, analyze evolving developments, or carry out any other task entrusted to them by the DPR/Expert.

Eligibility Criteria

  • Interested Indian citizens, OCI card holders and foreign nationals may apply for the internship.
  • For the internship, a candidate must be in the final year of an undergraduate course or possess a graduate degree before the commencement of the internship.
  • Preference may be given to applicants with excellent academic track records from institutions of repute and credible recommendations from faculty who have taught/guided them in the past, and also to research scholars.
  • An intern must not have attained the age of 30 years on the date of application.

How to Apply?

  • For internship, applicants may send their applications to the Head of Chancery by post (Add: 235 East 43rd Street, New York, NY 10017).
  • The application for the internship must include the following:
    • Duly filled in Application Form.
    • Copy of at least three documentary proofs of identity which may include a copy of Passport/Aadhar Card/Voter ID/PAN Card and proof of residence.
    • Curriculum Vitae.
    • Introduction letter from the Head of Institution on the official stationery where the applicant studied/studying.
    • No objection certificate from University/Institution in case the internship is to be pursued in parallel with an ongoing course.
    • Self-attested certificates and transcripts for all the accomplishments mentioned in Paras 8, 9 and 13 of the Application Form (educational qualifications, current courses being pursued and projects undertaken).
  • Click on the link below for the proforma of internship.


On successful completion of the internship, a certificate will be issued by the Mission

Click here for the proforma.

Click here for the official notification.

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