Research Internships

Research Internships

International Students

Research Internships

O.P. Jindal Global University (JGU) offers an exciting array of research internship opportunities tailored for international students across various centers within its schools. These internships provide a unique platform for students to engage in cutting-edge research, collaborate with esteemed faculty members, and immerse themselves in a vibrant academic environment.

Internship opportunities span across the diverse disciplines housed within JGU’s schools, including Law, Business, International Affairs, Liberal Arts, Journalism, and Government and Public Policy etc. Each school hosts specialized research centers that focus on addressing pressing global challenges, fostering interdisciplinary research, and generating innovative solutions.

Participants in the research internships have the chance to work on projects ranging from legal research and policy analysis to business strategy development, international relations, cultural studies, media analysis, and public policy formulation. Under the guidance of experienced faculty mentors, interns gain hands-on research experience, refine their analytical skills, and contribute to ongoing scholarly endeavors. 

Furthermore, JGU’s research internship program offers a multicultural and inclusive environment, providing international students with opportunities to collaborate with peers from diverse backgrounds, share perspectives, and build lasting connections. The university’s state-of-the-art facilities, extensive library resources, and access to global networks enrich the internship experience, enabling students to thrive academically and professionally.

Overall, JGU’s research internship program presents an enriching opportunity for international students to deepen their understanding of critical issues, expand their research capabilities, and prepare for future academic or professional pursuits. Through meaningful engagement with faculty, fellow students, and research projects, participants emerge with enhanced skills, valuable insights, and a broader perspective on global challenges and opportunities.

O.P. Jindal Global University welcomed students from the University of Virginia, USA for Research Internships

We are thrilled to announce that this summer, a group of students from the University of Virginia (UVA), USA embarked on a transformative academic journey at O.P. Jindal Global University (JGU) in India. This unique program was designed to provide UVA students with hands-on experience in their respective fields, combined with an immersive exposure to Indian culture, education, and community life.

The University of Virginia (UVA) is a public research university established in 1819 by Thomas Jefferson in Charlottesville, Virginia. The UVA is one of the top-ranking universities worldwide with a rank of 260 in the QS World University Ranking 2024. The University is an iconic public institution of higher education, boasting nationally ranked schools and programs, diverse and distinguished faculty, a major academic medical center and proud history as a renowned research university. Enduring partnership between the University of Virginia and JGU has been transformative, fostering holistic learning and empowering global citizenship education. JGU, with its commitment to academic excellence and innovative research, complements UVA's mission, together shaping well-rounded global leaders ready to make a significant impact.

The program kicked off with a welcome ceremony at JGU's campus, where the UVA students were made familiar with the academic and cultural landscape. Throughout their internship, the UVA students were enrolled with the different Centres namely Centre for Environment, Sustainability and Human Development (Jindal School of Liberal Arts and Humanities) and Centre for International Legal Studies (Jindal Global Law School) at JGU, corresponding to their academic disciplines and career interests. Under the mentorship of JGU's esteemed faculty and industry experts, the students engaged in practical projects, research activities, and professional tasks. These hands-on experiences not only enhanced their technical and professional skills but also provided them with a global perspective on their fields of study.

The program also included several cultural excursions, allowing the interns to explore India's historical and cultural landmarks. Visits to iconic sites such as the Taj Mahal, the bustling markets of Delhi, and the serene landscapes of Kasauli offered a deeper appreciation of India's diverse heritage. 

As the internship program drew to a close, the UVA students expressed their gratitude for the enriching experience and the friendships they had formed. The internship at JGU left a significant impact on the UVA students, broadening their global perspectives and enriching their academic and professional lives. The success of this program underscores the importance of cross-cultural exchanges in fostering mutual understanding and cooperation between institutions worldwide. This internship journey at JGU will be remembered as a pivotal moment in the students' educational careers, providing them with invaluable skills, experiences, and memories that will last a lifetime.