Paid Internship Opportunity at British High Commission, Intellectual Property Office, New Delhi [Stipend: Rs 28,710]: Apply by July 18

About the British High Commission

The British High Commission in India maintains and develops relations between the UK and India. The High Commission of the United Kingdom in New Delhi is the chief diplomatic mission of the United Kingdom in India.

About the Internship Opportunity

The British High Commission is looking to engage an intern at its office in New Delhi and is making a call for applications for the same.

  • Category: Other British Government Departments (Partners across Government, including UK Visas)
  • Subcategory: Intellectual Property Office
  • Position: Intern

The main purpose of job

Provide support for the Senior Intellectual Property Attache by;

  • Shadowing the IP attache to understand their role
  • Responding to enquiries signposting available support for UK businesses on IP in India
  • Preparing notes and reports on meetings and projects and conducting administrative tasks supporting the IP attache
  • Supporting the activities of the Trade Policy Team at BHC Delhi

Roles & Responsibilities

At the end of the Internship the post holder will;

  • Understand the importance of providing IP support for UK businesses trading, or wishing to trade in India
  • Understand the cross government work of the UK in delivering business support (FCDO / DIT / BEIS)
  • Understand the work across government, industry and academia carried out by the IP attache
  • Prepare notes, minutes and documents in support of the above
  • Be able to confidently explain the ambitions of the UK government, the IPO of the UK and the Trade Policy Team BHC Delhi
  • Have a working knowledge of the UK trade teams based across India

Essential Qualifications

  • Essential Qualification: Qualified to degree level (at least Bachelor’s) in law.
  • Desirable Qualification: Postgraduate research experience in intellectual property required behaviors.  
  • Desirable Skills: Seeing the Big Picture, Managing a Quality Service, Communicating and Influencing, Working Together.
  • Language Requirements: The ability to communicate in English, both verbally and in writing is essential


This is an internship for 3 months.

Number of Vacancies  

1 (One)

Working Hours (per week)  

40 hours


INR 28,710 per month


New Delhi

Start Date  

August 16, 2022

Application Deadline  

July 18, 2022 (latest by 23:55 hours IST).

Application Procedure

Please note applications without (a) and (b) will not be considered.

a). Complete the Online Application Form 

b). Complete the Experience, Behaviour and Technical/ Professional skills-based questions segment in the Online Application Form 

  • Internal candidates applying for this position need to upload their appraisal forms for the previous 2 years (if applicable) and also inform their current line managers, else the applications will not be considered.
  • Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted and no telephone enquires will be dealt with.
  • The appointment will be subject to Police Verification and other checks including references, medical, educational and professional.

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Contact Information

Please reach out to [email protected] if you have any further questions.

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