After a very disappointing first day, I was called by the head and told I shouldn't expect any money for what I was doing. What a fail. Not that I expected any, but she squashed the little hope I had as well. They are the largest Self Help Women's NGO in all of Asia and
My overall work there included working on the health sector of India, and to collect data of different countries which follow Universal health care system and see how would it apply to India. It was a really interesting task to see how people in different countries.
We prepared the writ ourselves and argued before the court. There is great confidence boost after this kind of internship. I made new friends, increased some people in the directory of contacts and last but not the least working for Human rights of the downtrodden people was kinda blessing for me. By Ambuj Dixit,
My internship was an enriching experience and I would like to pay my gratitude and thank the entire staff of AALI. I got to learn a lot and I hope I get to learn new things and deal with such sensitive issues as I came across during my internship here. By Priya Pandey; City
To start the session, the designated official was not on time, the interns were made to wait one and a half hours for the projector to set, but when the session started it was nice overall, interns were divided in the group of 5-6 (in one group) then after briefing tea n snacks were also
Stress-free! In one word, this is how the work environment was, much like how I would have liked it to be. The people: not so much, as they were truly, madly, deeply involved in what they were doing. By Sriraman Jha, NUJS, Calcutta, Second Year
Besides the fun people, the best thing is how well fed they keep you at CSE. There is a very hygienic kitchen on the top floor (which is also very scenic) that offers lunch thali with different vegetables on the menu every day at a minimal Rs. 30/- where all the employees eat together on
Field Work: It depends on the field work take you to the villages nearby.
Research Work: If they have some research work they give to the interns such as grant funding, proposals making, case study and etc. Many other administrative work interns.
By Akanksha Moharir, UPES, 3rd Semester
The crowd is casual in both manners and dressing, they speak mostly in English and some Hindi as well. All of them are extremely passionate and committed to what they do, and the same is expected from the intern.
Mr. Mahi Pal at PUCL would not hesitate to provide any contact information or addresses and encouraged me to meet lawyer's and complainant's on the topic that was assigned to me. For my report completion I went to meet Adv. Ashok Agrawal who was very much open to answer all my queries and also asked
Two of us were given the task of working on a project based on the social evil of 'elder abuse,' which required lots of reading into articles, projects, the Maintenance Act 2007, National Policy for Elder People, some sections of the CrPC, etc, which they provided us with, along with our own independent research work.
8. How to quietly sneak off the bus without buying a ticket and then rejoicing about it because it’s the only funny thing that happened that day.
9. How to listen to music with earphones when both your hands are busy washing clothes and you’re not wearing pants with pockets.
By Tanisha Khaitan
Before coming down we were mailed pre-internship assessment forms (Later you even get post-internship assessment forms). We were briefed about CRY and the work which we were supposed to do. Also we were shown short movie clips and pictures and shown the work done by the previous interns and also made aware about the real
The best days of my internship were when Prof. Amita Dhanda would take classes for us interns to discuss, explain and make us understand the activities of the Centre and various concepts of human rights as it gave the interns to learn from a brilliant teacher and also clear our mind in relation to the
The best thing that allured me was the SABHA organized there every Saturdays. Every SABHA was based on an unanimous agenda raised by the villagers who used to attend it and the experts being called to throw light on the same. By Aparajita, UPES, 2nd year
Biggest plus point of is stipend. It will be given as a Cheque by end of internship which is sum of efforts plus work (200 per working day + Rs. 4000 if you cover a mandate fixed by organisation). So if you intern for 25 working days you have a good chance of getting
Then we had regular meetings held where in wherein the rural team also participates and we have new agendas proposed for the next week. I had to do extensive reading about the laws in different countries and having a comparison drawn between the Indian laws and other foreign laws. By Kavita Kumar, ILS Pune
It is a brilliant internship. The office is slow but highly resourceful. If you are interested in working then you will end up working a lot. But if you are there for the sake of doing an internship then you will end up doing nothing substantive at all. The workplace is friendly. Dr. Rajeev Dhavan
I have been to the Khan Market slum, and the Jhuggi-Jhopri cluster near Indian Habitat centre with Abraham, Deepshikha and Stuti to shoot for the documentary related to the displacement caused due to the common-wealth games. It was a fun as well as learning experience for me and I enjoyed working at all these projects.
HRLN (Human Rights Law Network) is a legal NGO headed by Mr. Colin Gonsalves (human rights activist and a renowned advocate). It has offices all over India. I had interned at their New Delhi office in Jungpura in April, 2009 for a month (in my first year).