INTERNSHIP PROGRAMME

 

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Purpose of the internship programme

Internships for graduate students are available at the Office of ALL INDIA COUNCIL OF HUMAN RIGHTS,LIBERTIES & SOCIAL JUSTICE (AICHLSJ)These internships are intended to: 

Increase the intern's understanding of current human rights issues at the National & International level and give them an insight into the work of the AICHLSJ in particular; and contribution of outstanding young students or graduates. During the internship, the students are exposed to the functioning of various divisions / Human rights issues of the (AICHLSJ)

The relationship between the Organization and the intern is one of mutual benefit. Interns are assigned to variuos human rights issues/projects according to the needs of the Office and their own areas of interest. They are involved, inter alia, in: researching human rights issues, drafting analytical papers and reports, providing substantive and technical servicing of meetings, backstopping fact-finding and technical cooperation activities as well as field operations and supporting other AICHLSJ  activities etc. As part of the internship programme, AICHLSJ endeavours to brief interns through a series of information sessions on human rights issues conducted by staff of the Office.

Qualifications required

Participants in the internship programme are selected from graduate students and holders of graduate level degrees in disciplines related to the work of the AICHLSJ, Preference will be given to those, within these disciplines, who have specialized in human rights issues or interested to work in the same. Typically, interns do not have previous working experience of this nature. Applicants must be sponsored by an academic institution and must have a good command language i.e. English, Drafting ability in English is required.

Internship dates and duration

Besides the regular summer and winter programme which are held in May-June and December-January every year, AICHLSJ also offers opportunities throughout the year except to students from various streams especially from law stream.

AICHLSJ internships are for a minimum period of 15 Days and may be renewed up to 6 months maximum. When applying for an internship, candidates should indicate the semester and the dates of the period for which they wish to be considered.

Deadline to receive the application for the internship

7th Of Every Month        

Major human rights issues

Administration of justice                                  Impunity       

Refugees, IDPs & Asylum seekers                   Arbitrary arrest & detention             

Independence of judges & lawyers                   Right to education                              

Caste-based discrimination                            Prosecution system               

Right to fair trial                                             Child rights                           

Inhuman & degrading treatment                  Right to food                                         

Right to health                                                Death in custody                               

International human rights mechanisms     Right to life

Death penalty                                                 Judicial system                                 

Right to redress Democracy                            Labour rights                                    

Right to remedy                                               Enforced disappearances & abductions       

Land rights                                                     Rule of law

Environmental protection                               Legislation                                          

Sexual violence                                               Extrajudicial killings                         

Migrant workers                                              State of emergency & martial law

Terrorism & human rights                              Freedom of association         

Minorities Threats and intimidation             Freedom of assembly                         

Non-state actors                                             Torture

Freedom of expression                                    Police negligence                               

Transitional Justice                                        Freedom of religion                            

Police violence                                                 Violence against women

Human rights defenders                                 Poverty & adequate standard of living          

Victims assistance & protection                     Human trafficking                             

Prison conditions                                            Women's rights   

Conditions of service 

Intern seekers are not permitted to seek any form of employment, whether paid or unpaid, including internship.

Interns are assigned to work with a supervisor who is responsible for providing them with a description of duties and a workplan. Upon completion of the internship, both the supervisor and the intern are required to complete a final report describing what was achieved during the internship. In addition, every intern is requested to complete an evaluation questionnaire on his/her assignment and to submit it to AICHLSJ’s Administrative Section. 

  1. AICHLSJ internships are not remunerated and interns are not considered officials or staff members of the Organization. Travel costs and living expenses must be borne by the interns themselves or by a sponsoring institution. ID card and certificate for the duration of the internship byAICHLSJ’s Administrative Section.

Intern / Institution is  required to pay Rs. 375/- for Per Intern as documentary /Administrative charges  

  1. AICHLSJ accepts no responsibility for costs arising from accidents and/or illness incurred during an internship. Interns must have their own health insurance. In case of illness or other circumstances which might prevent the completion of the internship, interns will inform their supervisorAICHLSJ’s Administrative Section. 

There is no expectancy of employment at the end of the internship and interns cannot apply for any regular or temporary position with the AICHLSJduring the internship

Interns are expected to work full-time and to carry out the duties assigned to them. They do not accrue leave during the period of the internship. 

All confidential and unpublished information obtained during the internship may not be used by interns without the written authorization of theAICHLSJ 

Procedure for applying        ==== Click Here to Download Application Form

Applicants should submit the following documentation:
=Detailed request with specific dates for internship.

=Complete Bio-Data.

=Recommendation letter from the University/Institute/College. 

Selected candidates are normally informed approximately  15 Days before the starting date of the internship. Due to the large number of applicants,AICHLSJ is unable to inform unsuccessful candidates. Unsuccessful candidates may re-apply for following periods.

STUDY IN HUMAN RIGHTS & SOCIAL WORK

WE ALSO OFFER DIPLOMA / POST GRADUATE DIPLOMA IN

POST GRADUATE DIPLOMA IN HUMAN RIGHTS - 30 SEATS
POST GRADUATE DIPLOMA IN SOCIAL WORK - 30 SEATS

SEATS : 60 NOS.

RESERVED : 12 SEATS FOR DISABLED/HANDICAPPED/BLIND

COURSE FEE : RS 12000/- + ADMIN CHARGES 324/-

MODE OF EXAMINATION : ONLY THESIS AND ASSIGNMENT

COURSE LANGUAGE  : ONLY HINDI & ENGLISH

Contact Person /Administrative Section for applications:

Internship Programme - Internship Coordinator - Administrative Section (for both internships and stipends)

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