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Announcing the CRI Student Internship Program
This article originally appeared in centreright.in. CRI content has now been subsumed in swarajyamag.com. The views expressed here are personal and do not necessarily reflect those of the editors of swarajyamag.com

Centre Right India (CRI) was established in 2010 with the aim of increasing political awareness and nurturing an intellectually-vibrant, centre-right tradition in India. At CRI, we share a vision of building this platform into a premier media establishment that spans a multitude of platforms for thought-leadership, commentary, and journalism with a centre-right political discourse.

We are now seeking interns to assist in online editorial duties. The selected interns will work in tandem with our editorial team on various projects producing intellectual input for the website, as well as assist in an administrative capacity.

The ideal candidate would have, but not be limited to, the following:

  • A student with a background in journalism, law, or the humanities with a deep interest in the socio-political process

  • Has a thorough understanding of social media and is creative in its applications

  • Is familiar with web authoring and publishing tools

  • Is familiar with  audio/video podcast production

  • Reads at least two newspapers daily, and be a bibliophile

  • Has an ability to multi-task while working independently or as a team member

  • Has a good academic track record


  • Write a column or book review every month on topical issues

  • Co-ordinate with the CRI commentariat and community to ensure periodic publication of content

  • Serve as a copy editor (language as well as HTML) for submitted articles

  • Proactively identify issues that deserve attention from the CRI commentariat

  • Maintain the website and forum (social media profiles)

  • Perform any administrative duties

  • Serve as research support for the CRI commentariat

  • Put together innovative media practices to increase CRI’s profile


  • Name published on all writing you do for the blog (by-line for research assistance)

  • Tangible work products

  • Flexible work hours and style

  •  Networking opportunities with journalists, commentators, academics and industry personalities.

  • Minimum stipend of INR 25,000 per annum.

Number of positions: 2

Period of internship: 12 months

Hours: Approximately 7 hours per week

Location: Anywhere as long as you have reliable access to the internet.

How to Apply: Please send your application package to CRI at editor@centreright.in We accept applications on a rolling basis, so apply early as positions fill quickly.

Your application package should consist of a cover letter specifying your area of interest or expertise, your resume (no longer than 1.5 pages), two writing samples of approximately 1,000 words each, and a letter or recommendation. For the writing sample, you may choose to submit a book review that you think is pertinent to CRI’s readership, or an article you might submit to a newspaper on an issue relevant to CRI’s stated mission. If you have any web publishing experience, be sure to include your portfolio.

The Editorial team would like to thank Shri Gopi Maliwal for his support in giving form to the initiative.