Resource Rights, Governance & Jurisprudence


TISS RRGJ provides internship opportunities to interested individuals, depending on their skills and interests. Students pursuing masters in law and social scineces can also send their application for short-term engagement to work in the field of resource rights and governance. Various options of policy analysis, fieldwork and project work are available. The interns will be egnaged to work on current TISS RRGJ projects.

Application form

Academic background

Undergraduate, graduate or post graduate students with interest in areas such as public policy and law, natural resource governance, enviromental jurisprudence, rural development and livelihood, enviornmental movements, etc.

Skills and experience

Flexibility and willingness to work are key requirements for this internship. TISS RRGJ is involved in various projects and programmes in research, in the fields listed below; as well as in outreach and education initiatives. Interns are expected to have good organizational skills, writing and communication skills, computer skills, field experience relating to intern's academic interests (e.g. scientific research, GIS, education) and ability to work independently.



Application & Letter of purpose

Reference letter

TISS RRGJ’s Research Areas of work

Environmental Regulation & Jurisprudence

Land and Forest Rights

Common Property Resource

Rural Development and Livelihood

Environmental Policy Implementation