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What is the InternCIPS Program?

IntenCIPS is a CIPS internship program for university students or fresh graduate who wants to gain professional work experience in one of the Top Think Tank in the Asia Pacific. This program will give you the idea of how to work in a think tank as a whole, with the main task to help the research department in writing and analyzing policy papers. You will be dealing with data interpreting, reviewing the literature, collecting data, and communicating with the relevant persons in policymakers and other stakeholders.

Besides research, you will also get a chance to experience a policy advocating process as well as supporting CIPS in organizing events and outreach activities.

What you will get?

  • Gain an understanding and knowledge about conducting research and writing a policy brief.

  • Gain an understanding of the analysis of current issues from the perspective of public policy.

  • Get real-life work experiences in a dynamic work environment.

  • Improve critical thinking, creativity, and learn to complex problem-solving.

  • Receive allowance 

  • Upon successful completion of the program, interns will earn a certificate and report at the end of their internship period.


Who can intern at CIPS?

  • Young proactive individuals between the ages of 18 – 30 who have the eagerness to learn and interest in public policy research, advocacy, and the think tank world.

  • Preferably fluent in English (both speaking and writing).

  • Has the ability to work in a team or independently.

  • Fully committed to join the program from home for a minimum of 2 months with working hours from 09.00 – 18.00, Monday to Friday*.


How do I apply?

The program will be open once the recruitment period started. The process are as follows:

  1. Applications screening.

  2. Interview session (only shortlisted candidate will be contacted).

  3. Announcement and confirmation of acceptance (will be done through email only).

You can submit your application through by clicking the button:



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*Different arrangements for working hours can be made if you are a student in the final semester and need to meet lecturers for your final paper, or if you are fresh graduate who needs to attend job interview.

**Link will be inaccessible outside the recruitment period.


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