Consumers India Invites applications for Internship Programme From May 31, 2014 to July 15, 2014

Please note the following details and apply well in time

Eligibility Students pursuing undergraduate or graduate programme  in               any discipline from recognised institutions in India                                     
Last date for receipt of complete application in prescribed format May 17, 2014

 

 

Finalisation of selection process and communication to applicants    

                                                                  

May 20 to May 25, 2014
Date of Induction Programme in Delhi 

 

May 31, 2014
Period of Internship   May 31, 2014 to July 15, 2014

 

Date of final submission of Study Report, duly approved by Mentors, along with Completion & Evaluation Report July 15, 2014

 

 

 

Internship Form & Guidelines are given below.

About Consumers India

Consumers India is a  non-profit  organization set up by  former  officers of  Department of Consumer Affairs and other senior officers of Government of India, with a view to use their knowledge and experience for the benefit of consumers. Consumers India has taken up several important campaigns with a view to safeguard interests of large number of consumers. Some of them relate to ‘Unethical Medical Practices’, ‘Misleading Ads’, ‘Ageing with Dignity’, ‘Access to Affordable Medicines’, ‘Make banking consumer friendly’, ‘Right to Information’, ‘Justice for all…Just Now’, ‘I am a city changer’, ‘Junk the junk food’ etc.

‘Internship’ programme was launched by Consumers India for students pursuing higher education on 15th September, 2012 and six batches have since completed their internship.They have studied important consumer issues under the able guidance of experienced mentors. Several issues, highlighted by interns in their studies, have been taken up with the concerned authorities at the highest level. Details of studies undertaken by interns so far may be seen on the following link:

 

http://drjayashreegupta.blogspot.in/2013/02/studies-conducted-by-interns.html

 

 

Those willing to join this programme may email their application in prescribed format, which is given below at the earliest (Not later than 17th May, 2014) tojayashreehrg@gmail.com. They may also note the above schedule.  


Those who had sent their application for internship earlier are required to apply afresh for enrolment in this batch.

 

Internship Form & Guidelines

Please enroll me as an ‘Intern’ with Consumers India in the Batch starting from 31st May, 2014. My particulars are as under:

 

Name (in block letters) ___ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ __ _ __ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _

 

Gender (Male or Female)_ _ _ _ __ _   Age & Date of birth_ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ __ _ __ _ _

 

Details about course being pursued/class in which studying _ _ _ _ _ __ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _  _

 

Name of present institution with complete mailing address _ _  _  _  _  _  __ _ _ _ __ _ _ _ _

_ _ _ _ __ _ _ _ __ _ __ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ __ _ _ _ __ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _  __ _ _ _ __

 

Complete Mailing Address of the applicant (Give address on which you would like to receive your Internship Certificate)___ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ __ _ __ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ ___ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ __ _ __ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ __ _ _ _ __ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _  _ ___ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ __ _ __ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ __ _ _ _ __ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _  _

 

Telephone and Mobile Numbers of the applicant: ___ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ __ _ __ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _

 

Email of the applicant: ___ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ __ _ __ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _

 

Reference of at least one Faculty Member (Pl provide details relating to name, designation, institution, complete postal address, mobile no and email id )…………

………………………………………………………………………………………………………….

…………………………………………………………………………………………………………

Write one paragraph of about 200 words on the subject ‘I am a Smart Consumer’. It should be original and not copied from other sources.

 

Date:                                  

Signature not required at this stage                                                                                                                        

Last Date for Receipt of Application is May 17, 2014

 

Guidelines for Internship  with Consumers India

  1. Students pursuing undergraduate or graduate programme  in any discipline from recognised institutions in India, having interest in consumer issues, are eligible for internship.

 

  1. Interested candidates are required to fill up prescribed form, with complete and correct details. They are also required to give reference of at least one faculty member from their institution.

 

  1. Their suitability for internship with Consumers India will be adjudged on the basis of their application. They will be inducted into internship if found suitable.

 

  1. Internship Location is New Delhi.

 

  1. There are no registration charges. It is totally free.

 

  1. No stipend is paid to interns by Consumers India. Similarly no reimbursement of expenditure incurred on travel etc is made by Consumers India.

 

  1. Consumers India is not responsible for any arrangements for stay etc for outstation candidates.

 

  1. Induction Programme of half day duration will be organised at the start of the Internship Batch. After the induction process is over, the intern will be assigned a project/study to be completed by a group of 3-5 interns during the period of internship.  The subject of this project/study would be decided in consultation with the intern and will be commensurate with her/his age, education and area of interest.

 

  1. The progress of the assignment would be monitored on weekly basis. The interns residing in NCR would be expected to visit the office of Consumers India at least once a week. Outstation candidates may be permitted to pursue their internship with the help of on-line assistance provided by mentors.

 

  1. After completion of assignment, the intern will submit a Report, duly approved by Mentor. He/she will also submit Completion and Evaluation Report in prescribed format.

 

  1. In addition to above, Interns would be expected to take up voluntary assignments given by Consumers India and raise awareness regarding concerns and activities of Consumers India as per guidelines provided from time to time.

 

  1. After successful completion of assignment, Internship Certificate will be given to the Intern by Consumers India.

 

  1. After evaluation by experts of Consumers India, the findings emanating from such studies may be shared with the concerned authorities in State Governments, Government of India or other Institutions/Organizations. In all such communications, full credit is given to the contribution made by interns.   

 

For further details see http://drjayashreegupta.blogspot.in/

 

Dr (Mrs)Jayashree Gupta, President, Consumers India
& Chairperson, Human Rights Group,
SUM, An NGO in Special Consultative Status with the Economic and Social Council of United Nations,
Former Additional Secretary to Government of India &
Chairperson & Managing Director
Indian Drugs & Pharmaceuticals Limited, A Govt. of India enterprise

 

E 7/16, Vasant Vihar, New Delhi 110057

Tel: 91-9871950011 (Mobile)
E mail : jayashreehrg@gmail.com
Blog: drjayashreegupta.blogspot.com

 

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