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Application Deadline: 5 pm on February 15, 2020

General Timeline

  • Deadline for applications: 5pm, February 15, 2020.
  • All applications received by the closing date of 5pm, February 15, 2020, 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 March 15, 2020.
  • Pre-departure Orientation: 
    • Organized by the ISAS in 10 Stephens Hall (ISAS Conf. Room) on Tuesday, April 30, 2019 from 9:30 am to 5 pm.
    • NOTE: Attendance is mandatory. Meals will be provided
  • Internship Dates:
    • For UC Berkeley and UC Santa Cruz students: Monday, 1 June 2020 ~ Fri, 31 July 2020 
    • For UC Davis students: Monday, 29 June 2020  - Friday, 28 August 2020 

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 "2020 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 February 15, 2020.  Late submissions will not be accepted