Young Ambassadors Program – Carnegie India

Deadline: 17th of March, 2023

Carnegie India is accepting applications for its one-year Young Ambassador’s Program under its Technology and Society program, which is situated in New Delhi. The selected candidate’s program will run from April 2023 to March 2024. Carnegie India is seeking one young ambassador.

Young people have critical roles in long-term development, peace initiatives, and democratic government. Recognizing that increasing mutual trust and international cooperation must begin with them, the program provides an early opportunity to individuals who want to understand the complexities of a changing world order, learn critical public policy skills, participate in the programming elements of a global think tank, and channel their interest in a specific area.

CIYAP has been curated specifically for future leaders to:

  • Observe, engage, and understand research-driven policymaking from a team of Indian and global experts who work on key regional, national, and global issues through a multidisciplinary lens.
  • Learn from and contribute to a diverse community of young leaders within the cohort in New Delhi and the larger Carnegie network in Washington D.C., Brussels, Beirut, and Beijing.
  • Imbibe and nurture professional skills, such as leadership, analytical acumen, critical thinking, and report writing, amongst others.
  • Be part of cutting-edge economic policy projects at Carnegie India while building on and finetuning one’s own research interest in these areas.
  • Interact with various stakeholders in the public policy domain as well as assigned mentors on a 1:1 basis.
  • Be mentored by and assist Carnegie India scholars working on a range of public policy issues and build networks both within Carnegie as well as leaders in the industry.
  • The intern may be assigned administrative, editorial, research, writing, or organisational tasks to provide overall support to Carnegie India’s Technology and Society program. The intern will also assist scholars on ongoing projects, background research, and events.
  • Responsibilities may include research assistance on issues relating to digital currencies, biotechnology, space policy, data governance, encryption, digital privacy, FinTech, digital public infrastructure and semiconductor supply chains.
  • Support verticals at Carnegie India, including program, development, and communication teams and help with the organization of Global Technology Summit and Security Dialogue, Carnegie India’s flagship annual events.


  • Applicant should be a recent graduate in any discipline with an interest in the field of technology policy, public policy, law, management etc.
  • Applicant is expected to commit full-time to the program in New Delhi.

Note: Preference will be given to applicants from beyond metropolitan cities. Carnegie India wishes to open the public policy domain beyond major metropolitan cities in India. The selected applicant will be paid a fixed monthly stipend, along with a one-time relocation amount. The most deserving applicants will be chosen, without regard to caste, race, color, religion, sex, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, or any other protected group.


  • An updated CV
  • An academic writing sample of up to 800 words
  • A statement of purpose

Incomplete applications will not be accepted. Contact us directly at for additional information.

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