Call for Research Interns by NUS/NALSAR Alumnus and JGLS’ Faculty Member: Applications Open Until Positions are filled

About the Faculty

Mr. Harsh Mahaseth teaches subjects revolving around Asian Legal Studies / Public International Law at Jindal. He is a Faculty Coordinator for JGLS Pro Bono Publicus, and a Research Analyst at the Center for Southeast Asian Studies, Jindal School of International Affairs.

He completed his Master of Laws (Asian Legal Studies) from the National University of Singapore and completed his B.A., LL.B. (Hons.) from NALSAR University of Law, India. He has previously worked on several research projects with UNICEF, UN-Habitat, NUS, NALSAR, the SAARC Secretariat, Propublic forum for protection of public interest, and the Centre for Air and Space Law. His research experience and numerous publications have earned him the Emerging Scholar Award,  Best Research Scholar Award, Indian Law Conclave Elite List 2020 (Under 25 years Category), and the Best Law Student Award.

He has also previously delivered sessions on legal research, writing, editing, professional development and oratory skills as part of the UPeksha Mentorship Programme which he has also founded. He frequently judges moots court competitions including Jessup, Stetson, Manfred Lachs, NALSAR B.R. Sawhny. 

His research interests include Public International Law, Asian Studies and International Relations, Human Rights, Environmental Law, and Comparative Research. His profile is available on LinkedIn and the JGLS website.

Links to his Profile


Jindal Global Law School

Internship Profile: What to Expect

Research and editing work: The interns will be mentored through the research process and learn editing skills. I will break down the issues for the interns to understand the entire topic easily. I will guide the interns throughout the research process. The different research areas I work in are Public International Law, International Relations, Asian Legal Studies, Law and Religion, and Human Rights. I am looking to research the different South Asian and Southeast Asian nations. 

In Nepal, I am also specifically looking for students who can research in the areas of Environmental Law, Constitutional Law, and History.


2 months (Online)

This would be a part-time commitment. 


Students from law and social science backgrounds are encouraged to apply. I am looking for bright, driven and enthusiastic students who will be interested in conducting research.

Process of Selection

Interested candidates may send their CV, potential research topics the student is interested in researching on, and Cover Letter introducing themselves and why they should be selected to 

(NOTE: Only emails with these 3 attachments will be considered).

After the students send an email with these 3 attachments, I will be interviewing them to understand their interest in the research areas and brief them about what to expect in the coming 2 months.

Deadline: Applications Open Until Positions are filled

Contact Information

Contact Mr. Harsh Mahaseth at for any further queries.