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Application Deadline: 5 pm on Tuesday, February 14, 2017

General Timeline

  • Deadline for applications: 5pm, Tuesday, February 14, 2017.
  • All applications received by the closing date of 5pm, February 14, 2017, will be considered by a panel consisting of representatives from the Tata Group and the Institute for South Asia Studies.
  • Applicants will be informed of the outcome of their application STARTING Tuesday, March 14, 2017.
  • Pre-departure Orientation: 
    • Organized by the ISAS in 10 Stephens Hall (ISAS Conf. Room) on Thursday, May 4 2017 from 9:30 am to 6 pm.
    • NOTE: Attendance is mandatory. Meals will be provided
  • Internship Dates:
    • For UC Berkeley and UC Santa Cruz students: Mon, May 29 ~ Fri, July 28, 2017 
    • For UC Davis students: Mon, June 26 - Thu, August 24, 2017

Before clicking the “Start Application” link below, please make sure to have all your documentation ready.

Step 1: Click to go to the Application Portal

Step 2: Click on "2017 Cycle Application." If you are a returning applicant then click on "Continue Application" on the left hand menu, and complete all sections of the application. 

Step 3: You will need to upload scanned versions of your official transcript(s) in the online application.

Step 4: Obtain a letter of support from a faculty mentor outlining why you would be a good candidate for this position. Recommenders are to submit the letters online - not by mail, fax or e-mail. When you enter the names and email address of your recommender in the online application, they will receive a message with instructions on how to electronically submit their recommendations directly to Berkeley.

All applications must be received no later than 5pm on Tuesday, February 14, 2017.  Late submissions will not be accepted