Program: UNICEF India Internship Program (Website)
Organised By: UNICEF India, New Delhi.
Application Deadline: January 31, 2008.
Final Selection: March 31, 2008.
Internship Duration: May 28 – August 5 2008.
Applicants should be enrolled in a Masters level graduate programme or a higher degree program, in one of the following disciplines:anthropology, child psychology, demography, economics, education, engineering, human rights, international development, journalism, legal studies, public health, sociology, statistics, rural development, social work, or any other relevant area. Those who have completed their Masters level graduate programmes in 2007 are also eligible to apply. Applicants should have excellent command of English, both written and spoken. Short -listed applicants whose English is not the first language may be subject to a phone interview.
The internship offers an opportunity for research and field work on issues related to child rights in India across a variety of areas: child protection, health, nutrition, education, HIV/AIDS, and water and sanitation. The assignment will involve a combination of desk and field work at the district or village level, with interns being grouped into teams that are based in state capitals and work under the supervision of selected research institutions/non-governmental organizations.