This summer break, an interesting option would be to do an internship in an NGO. For anyone interested in non-profitable work in the future like fundraising, environmental conservation and so on, an NGO internship is a must as it provides you with the right experience and exposure. Keeping this in in mind, DU Beat got in touch with five NGOs any DU student can intern with, along with specific application guidelines for the same.
Child Rights and You:
CRY accepts internship throughout the year. They have an internship form which is available online. They’re looking for promising candidates who wish to work on various child rights related issues like child labour, health, and so on. Through this internship, volunteers are able to develop an understanding of child rights in India. They also learn researching, campaigning, networking and development work. The minimum amount of internship work is 4 weeks.
Internship form link-www.cry.org/resources/downloads/CRY-Internship-Application- form.doc
Teach for India:
An organization that’s being run by the brightest young people of India, an NGO internship in TFI is worth a shot. Teach for India offers summer internship in several departments. These departments include Communications, Research work, Fellowship Recruitment, City Development, and so on. They’re looking for promising candidates with expertise in whatever department he/she wishes to apply. One can apply to Teach for India for an internship by sending them an email on [email protected] along with a resume and cover letter.
Internship description link– http://www.teachforindia.org/careers
World Wide Fund for Nature (WWF):
WWF accepts internship applications all year round. They have around eight to nine departments and the interns can apply to any one out of those. Some of the departments include Sustainability Livelihood, Centre for Environmental Law (CEL) , etc. Their internship programs help students accentuate their researching skills and in gaining expertise in the field of environmental conservation. For applying in any department except CEL, one needs to send them an email for the application process. For CEL, one must fill out the Internship form and along with a CV, two reference letters from Professors and a letter from the Placement Coordinator, send it to [email protected].
Link for internship form-http://awsassets.wwfindia.org/downloads/application_form_for_internship.pdf
Contact– 91 11 4150 4815
Human Rights Law Network (HRLN):
HRLN is a non-profitable organization which constitutes a group of lawyers working together to ensure justice to all. HRLN needs interns who are good at researching and writing. These interns will work with a senior advocate and are expected to work for at least four weeks. People who wish to apply for this internship should be good at interacting with everyone, meticulous and have experience in the legal field. For applying, one needs to send the application form, a recommendation letter, a writing sample and CV to [email protected].
Link for application form– www.hrln.org/hrln/Internship-form-for-website-New.doc
Rahi offers internship in the summer break to all the college students. An organization that focuses on incest and child sexual abuse, the internship offered is in accordance with these issues. Students interested can fill the application form and send it to [email protected].
Link for application form– http://www.rahifoundation.org/contact.php
Contact– 011 26274041
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