Top 6 internships with NGOs in India | CRY, Human Rights Law Network, Teach for India and more@Letsintern. Com

1. CRY – Child Rights and You

Duration: Minimum 6 weeks

Location: Chennai

Preferred Qualification: Higher Secondary and above. (Preferably a college student)

Internships  at CRY  Chennai provide an opportunity  for students, to put into practice and deepen their theoretical knowledge of child rights challenges in  the  Indian context. Internships offer a chance to know more  about  various developmental perspectives  related to child rights through in depth orientations, hands on experience of research,  training and advocacy. Assignments are customized considering an intern’s interest and learning needs.

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About CRY: Way back in the 1970s, Rippan Kapur, a young airline purser, was driven by the extraordinary dream to see a day when no Indian child would be deprived of rights as basic as survival, participation, protection and development. Focusing on the Indian children, CRY’s team of qualified professionals, from the development sector is responsible for the selection, appraisal, monitoring and evaluation of CRY-partnered NGOs. Along with the support from over 200 grassroots-level partner NGOs, they work with children and communities to make them aware of their rights, and empower them to address their issues and demand what is rightfully theirs. Therefore ensuring not just a small change, but an entire movement towards sustainable change in the lives of the children and their families.

You can know more about CRY on their official website.

2. Teach for India

Location: Chennai, Delhi, Bangalore, Mumbai, Pune

Profiles: Technology, Communications and Fellowship Management.

1. To apply for internships at teach for India, go here.

2. To apply for Teach for India’s Fellowship Program, go here.

3. More internships from Teach for India can be found here.

Teach For India, a project of Teach To Lead, is a nationwide movement of outstanding college graduates and young professionals who will commit two-years to teach full-time in under resourced schools and who will become lifelong leaders working from within various sectors towards the pursuit of equity in education. Teach For India’s Fellowship is spearheaded by the best and brightest young professionals and college graduates.

3. Deepalaya

Categories: Education, Health, Institutional Care, Differently abled/ Inclusion, Gender Equity and Micro finance, Marketing, Human Resource Development.

Deepalaya Internship program provides opportunities for students to gain experience in their field, determine if they have an interest in a particular career, network, or gain school/college/university credit. Click here for more details and apply now.

About: Deepalaya believes in enabling self reliance and is committed to working on issues affecting the urban and rural poor, with a special focus on women and children. Over the years, Deepalaya has established several projects in the areas of Education (Formal/Non-Formal/Remedial), Women Empowerment (reproductive health, SHG, Micro-finance), Institutional care, Community health, Vocational training and Differently Abled. These projects are operational in Delhi, Haryana, Uttar Pradesh and Uttarakhand. Till date, Deepalaya has reached out to more than 2,70,000 children, given vocational training to 9,700 adults and helped form more than 1,000 Self Help Groups with 11,000 women who have together saved Rs.408 million with a community revolving fund of Rs.1053 million.

To know more about Deepalaya, visit their official website.

4. Human Rights Law Network

Location: Mumbai

Duration: 6 weeks

Applications from students in law schools and Institutes of Social Work that are less well known and outside the metro cities are encouraged. Priority consideration will be given to applicants who have exhibited an interest in human rights, social and legal issues, and an eagerness to interact, learn and teach, for example by their voluntary work or activism on relevant causes.

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About: The Human Rights Law Network (HRLN) is collective of lawyers and social activists dedicated to the use of the legal system to advance human rights, struggle against violations, and ensure access to justice for all. HRLN started out in 1989 as a small group of concerned lawyers and social activists from tiny premises in Bombay. Today, the Human Rights Law Network has evolved into a nationwide network of more than 200 lawyers, paralegals, and social activists spread across 26 states/union territories.HRLN provides pro-bono legal services to those with little or no access to the justice system, conducts litigation in the public interest, engages in advocacy, runs helplines, conducts legal awareness programmes, sensitizes the judiciary, investigates violations and deploys crisis-intervention teams, plans People’s Tribunals, publishes ‘know your rights’ materials, participates in campaigns, and proposes solutions to some of India’s foremost social problems.To know more about HRLN , visit their official website.

5. Eureka Child Foundation

Duration: 2 weeks to 2 months

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About:

Eureka Child Foundation’s mission is to “ensure quality education for every child”. We envision an India in which every child in every village gets the best education, achieves his/her full potential, and is ready to face the world with confidence. They follow a three-pronged strategy to ensure quality education:

Direct action on a large-scale to bring about measurable improvements in learning outcomes.

Partnership with existing institutions – NGOs, the Government and private schools –

using our methodology and resources.

Advocacy with community, NGOs and the Government to bring about systemic changes.

You can find more about them on their official website.6. WWF – World Wide Fund for Nature

Duration: 45 – 60 days.

Location: New Delhi.

Click here for more details and apply now. Eligibility:

Centre for Environmental Law, WWF-India provides opportunities for students from law colleges/schools to undertake an internship at our New Delhi Secretariat office.Objective of the internship:

to provide and enhance research skills of students in the field of environmental laws through practical work assignments.

to expose them to conservation initiatives of WWF-India.

to utilize students professional and exceptional skills towards work of conservation.http://www.letsintern.com/blog/internships-in-ngos/

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