Internship Opportunities

Intern – Girls and Women Program

About Pratham

Pratham was founded in 1995, to provide pre-school education to children in Mumbai slums. Over the last 29 years, Pratham has grown to be one of the largest non-profit organizations working to provide quality education to children and youth in over 25 states and union territories across the country, through a range of interventions.

Pratham is a widely recognized organization, having received notable awards such as the Lui Che Woo Prize, WISE Prize for Innovation, Skoll Award for Social Entrepreneurship, the Henry R Kravis Prize in Leadership and the CNN-IBN Indian of the Year for Public Service. For more details, refer to the Pratham Education Foundation Website.

About the Girls and Women Programs

Pratham’s research and experience shows that barriers, such as lack of confidence in their own abilities, poor or non-existent foundational and applied skills, coupled with a general lack of information about employment and livelihood pathways, about life events and opportunities, influence girls’ and women’s willingness and abilities to seek and access education and employment opportunities. This situation is rooted in and perpetuated by a set of social norms and expectations that frame what is thought of as appropriate behaviors and roles for girls and women.

We aim to integrate a gender lens into our content, operations, measurement systems and overall operations to ensure our mainstream programs and offerings are cognizant of and effectively respond to the needs and contexts of girls and women. Moving forward, Pratham will focus on bringing together content and activities for “learning for school”, “learning for life” and “learning for work” in order to build effective pathways for girls and women to transition successfully into the next stage of life. Simultaneously, we will expand Pratham’s existing programs for girls and women into Pratham’s mainstream program areas as well as new geographies.

Internship Description

The Girls and Women Program is seeking an intern to join our dynamic team. They will be responsible for transcribing and profiling raw data, as well as conducting a preliminary analysis of the data. The ideal candidate will have excellent listening and typing skills, intermediate knowledge of Google Suite, Microsoft Office and possess grammatical accuracy in English and Hindi.

Key Responsibilities

  • Assist in ongoing research such as comparative analyses of organizational policies and best practices related to inclusivity and gender

  • Perform literature reviews on gender mainstreaming processes

  • Assist in the construction of interview schedules for focus group discussions

  • Analyze transcription data to identify broad themes and patterns

  • Collaborate with team members to categorize and summarize key findings

  • Assist in the development of coding frameworks and analytical approaches

  • Document research processes and methodologies for future reference

  • Prepare reports summarizing analysis findings for further review and discussion

  • Assist in any additional tasks demanded by the project

Duration and Location

The position will be based in New Delhi. This will be a one – two months long internship, with the possibility of extension.


  • Currently enrolled in a Bachelor’s or Master’s degree program in a relevant field

  • Good attention to detail and some experience in research is crucial

  • Proficiency in English and Hindi language, with excellent listening and comprehension skills

  • Strong organizational and time management skills, with the ability to prioritize tasks

  • Previous experience with qualitative data analysis techniques and tools such as NVIVO, and MAXQDA is desirable

  • Understanding of gender equality, women’s empowerment, and related concepts

  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills

  • Adaptable and able to work in a fast-paced, dynamic environment

  • Passionate about promoting social change through education

Application Procedure

Interested applicants should email their resumes to and mention “Application for the position of Girls and Woman Program – Intern" in the subject line. Kindly attach the below along with your application:

  1. Resume: The resume should include:

    • Contact information for the applicant

    • Academic background (universities attended, degrees acquired, academic records)

    • Past work experience, if any, highlighting relevant skills

    • Languages spoken

  2. Writing Sample: Please provide a self-authored writing sample

  3. Samples of relevant coursework or projects, if available, to offer insight into their suitability for the role

Additionally, the applicant should specify the number of weekly hours that they are available for work.

Note: Due to the high volume of applications we receive, we may not be able to provide individual responses to every applicant. We will reach out only to shortlisted candidates. We appreciate your understanding and patience.