Internship Programmes

The core purpose of CPPR is facilitating ‘solutions to change.’ We believe that combined effort and focused actions are crucial to the realization of such a process. The conscious efforts of socially responsible citizens are essential to set a pace of change in the society.

We invite people to get involved by dedicating their time, talents and creative skills to the cause of forming a transformed society, enriched by democratic and secular principles. CPPR has facilitated interns from India and abroad. From month-long internships to 1-year period, the opportunities are aplenty.

Internships are provided under three focus study centres, Centre for Comparative Studies, Centre for Urban Studies and  Centre for Strategic Studies. The interns will be attached to either of the three study centre.

Researching at CPPR offer’s you the following in addition with learning and fun:

  • A lively and active work environment
  • The platform to put forth your innovative ideas
  • Rigorous training on research methodology
  • Chance to work on live projects
  • Interact with the government and other independent organisations including experts, academicians etc
  • Chance to be part of the various initiatives of CPPR
  • Publish a paper in our website or blog
  • Highlight at leading newspapers like Times of India, The Hindu, Indian Express and other local dailies in Kerala


Internship Openings Now

Research intern (Economic Impact of Kerala Floods)


Research intern (To study the India General Elections)

Internship Topics under CCS

  1.  Demographics; Ageing patterns
  2.  Education and Health
  3.  Poverty
  4.  Urbanization policies
  5.  Governance patterns and Politics
  6.  Government Budgeting
  7. Social and Economic development Indicators


Internship Topics under CUS

  1. Urban Mobility(Focusing on public transport and non motorised transport)
  2. Smart Cities
  3. Public Space

Interns who have experience/ interest in working on digital media, animation and photography are also encouraged to apply.

Centre for Public Policy Research, Kochi invites applications for Research Interns to work on studies related to public transportation. Interns are expected to travel and conduct field study. Applicants who can speak in Malayalam will be preferred.


Internship Topics under CSS

  1. Foreign Policy of India
  2. West Asian Politics
  3. Maritime Security


Internships in Public Relation and Program management

Centre for Public Policy Research invites applications for internships in program management and Public Relations.


  • Media relations
  • Outreach events
  • Communication management
  • Relationship management

Social Media Intern

The Social Media Intern is responsible for coordinating and executing the company’s social media strategy, working across key social media channels

All Interns should meet the following Requirements

Eligibility: Graduates or students pursuing graduation.
Duration: 45 days to three months
Commitment: 30 to 150 working hours

All internship is based in Kochi, Kerala

Internship fees: Rs 3000/- for 45 days


To apply as an Intern, please Click here to fill the online Application form

Those interested in part-time jobs or volunteering are also encouraged to apply.


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