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Posted on: December 12, 2018 | Back | Print

Consulate General of India

Internship with us
Beginning December 2018, Consulate General of India, Dubai is offering two internships each in December-January and June-August to Indian passport holders.  The internship programme provides an excellent opportunity for budding scholars to familiarize themselves with the working of the Consulate and get acquainted with its work in the domains of trade, investment, passport, visas and Indian community welfare.

Nature of Engagement
Interns shall report to and work under close supervision of the concerned Head of Wing in the Consulate. They may be required to conduct research, write reports, analyze evolving developments, or carry out any other task entrusted to them by the Consulate.

Eligibility Criteria for Applying
Internship programme for Consulate General of India, Dubai is open to interested Indian passport holders.  An intern may be required to work on-site (within CGI Dubai premises) or off-site. Candidates for on-site internship should possess a Graduate degree or equivalent before the commencement of internship. Students who are enrolled in a five-year course and have completed three years of the course before commencement of internship may also apply. However, for off-site internships, those enrolled in an Undergraduate course in any stream are also eligible to apply. Preference will be given to applicants having an excellent academic track record and to research scholars.

Duration of Internship
Internship will be once in winter time (December-January) and once in summer (June – August) shall be for a period of 4-8 weeks. Extension, in exceptional cases, may be granted to a case-to-case basis.

Support to be provided
Consulate General of India, Dubai shall have the discretion to engage interns on-site or off-site. Thus, an intern may be required to work from within the premises or from outside. Necessary logistical support will be provided to on-site interns taking into account the functional requirements. No financial remuneration shall be paid to the interns. Internship programme shall neither be an employment nor the assurance of any employment with the Consulate General of India, Dubai

Internship programme and feedback
The interns will need to submit a report on completion of their internship to the Consulate. The intern may also submit his/her views and feedback on the internship programme to the concerned Consul / Consul General.  A certificate will be issued by the Consul General on the completion of the internship.

Mode of Application
The applications may be sent to Head of Chancery, by registered / speed post, at the following address:
Shri Neeraj Agrawal,
Head of Chancery,
Consulate General of India, Dubai,
Plot No.314, Al-Hamaria,
Diplomatic Enclave,
Bur Dubai, Dubai.

An advance copy of the application with attachments may be sent by e-mail to hoc.dubai@mea.gov.in and cgoffice.dubai@mea.gov.in. Applications duly filled in and complete in all respect with required documents should reach at least one month before the commencement of the internship.

Check List
The application for internship must include the following:

1.      Duly filled in Application Form.
2.      Copy of at least three documentary proofs of identity which should include copy of passport and proof of residence.
3.      Curriculum Vitae.
4.      Introduction letter from the Head of Institution on the official stationery where the applicant studied / or is studying.
5.      No objection certificate from University/Institution in case the internship is to be pursued in parallel with an ongoing course.
6.      Self-attested certificates and transcripts for all the accomplishments mentioned in Paras 8, 9 and 13 of Application Form (educational qualifications, current courses being pursued and projects undertaken).

Selection Procedure
All applications will be scrutinized in the Consulate General of India, Dubai by a Selection Committee and intimation will be sent to selected candidates. The Selection Committee may conduct a personal interaction with the applicant and also verify original documents. The decision of the Selection Committee shall be final and binding and no queries shall be entertained after the completion of the selection process. Applicants are advised to apply at least one month before the intended date of start of the internship.

Number of interns
Not more than two on-site interns will be engaged by the Consulate General of India, Dubai at a given point in time.

Termination of internship
The Post may terminate engagement of intern at any point without giving any reason, as deemed fit. CGI Dubai decision shall be final in this regard. Intern can choose to leave the programme, if she/he so desires, giving prior notice of one week to the CGI Dubai.

Proforma for Application