Details of the Organization
The Centre for Studies in International Trade and Investment Laws is research and learning centre at Dharmashastra National Law University, Jabalpur. It aims to bring together legal academics, professionals, students, researchers etc., with the objective of disseminating knowledge and encouraging purposeful research in the different realms of International Trade Law and International Investment is Law.
Details of the Job/Internship
The Centre for Studies in International Trade and Investment Law (CITIL) is pleased to announce the opening of applications for a research internship opportunity at their centre.
This internship provides a unique opportunity for aspiring researchers to gain hands-on experience in the field of International Commercial Law and contribute to “Research Report on Fisheries Subsidies Agreement of the WTO: Issues, Challenges, and Prospects for Developing Countries.”
To complete the internship, interns must actively participate for a minimum period of 30 consecutive days.
How to Apply?
To apply for the internship, please submit the following documents:
- Curriculum Vitae (CV)
- A published research paper demonstrating your research and writing abilities.
- A brief cover letter stating your interest in the internship.
Shortlisted candidates will be notified by e-mail for the further selection process, which may include an interview.
Number of Positions
The centre shall offer a maximum of five internship positions at a given time unless otherwise notified. Out of the five internship positions, one position may be offered to a candidate of DNLU in case a good application is received.
Every submitted work will be checked for plagiarism, and the percentage of detected plagiarism should not exceed 10%.
- Any successive unsatisfactory submission, as determined by the project leader and approved by the director, will result in the termination of the internship.
- Internship may be cancelled by the Director if there are any instances of any misbehaviour which may include maligning the reputation of the University as well as that of the Centre, disclosing confidential information, treating fellow interns with misbehaviour etc.
Role and Responsibilities
- The primary focus of the internship shall be undertaking research work to create a “Research Report on Fisheries Subsidies Agreement of the WTO: Issues, Challenges and Prospects for Developing Countries”.
- The Report shall be modelled on the lines of the style and content of reports prepared by the Law Commissions of India.
On successful completion of the Report, the same shall be published by the Centre and due credit will be given to the interns as per their contribution to the Report.
Interns must submit their assigned work within the stipulated time for approval from the internship coordinator or project leader.
If changes or revisions are suggested, the updated work must be resubmitted within the assigned timeframe.
If the updated work fails to meet the directions provided by the project leader or internship coordinator, it will be considered an unsatisfactory submission.
If an intern commits three unsatisfactory submissions, their stipend shall stand cancelled.
If an intern's internship period concludes, and they submit an unsatisfactory assignment as their final task, the internship will not be deemed complete until they provide a satisfactory work submission. In such cases, certain measures will be implemented to address the misconduct and ensure accountability. The following revised statement captures these points:
- Completion of Internship: The internship will not be considered complete if an intern submits an unsatisfactory assignment as their final task.
- Withholding of Stipend and Internship Certificate: Until the intern provides a satisfactory work submission, the stipend and issuance of the internship certificate will be temporarily withheld.
- Deadline for Submission: The intern will be given a specific deadline, typically three days, to revise and resubmit the unsatisfactory work.
- Stipend Cancellation: If the intern fails to submit satisfactory work within the specified three-day period, their stipend shall be cancelled.
- Revocation of Internship: If the intern further delays and does not submit satisfactory work within an additional two-day period, their internship will be deemed revoked.
Explanation: Non-completion of work within the assigned time will be considered an unsatisfactory submission, with each task evaluated individually.
The copyright for every submitted work by the intern shall vest with the Centre for Studies in International Trade And International Investment Laws (CITIL), DNLU, Jabalpur.
Upon successful completion of internship, interns shall be eligible to receive a stipend of Rs. 2000, subject to satisfactory performance.
Type of Opportunity
The internship shall be conducted online, utilizing appropriate communication and collaboration platforms.
Dates to Remember
The last date to apply for an internship is 12th June 2023. No subsequent application shall be entertained.
The internship will commence on 18th June 2023.
The internship may be extended on Director’s approval by one month.