Internship Experience at Child Rights Centre, CNLU, Patna: Press Note, Proposal and Newsletter Publishing Writing

Full Name of the Organisation

Child Rights Centre, Chanakya National Law University, Patna, Bihar.

About the Organisation

It works for the protection of child rights. Primarily in the state of Bihar.

Student Name and College

Utkarsh Shubham, Faculty of Law, University of Allahabad

Duration

15th May 2019 to 15th July 2019

Application Process

I have to submit my Resume and Statement of Purpose at childrights[at]cnlu.ac.in. After a few days, I was asked to submit my writing sample of 1000 words on the topic “Juvenile Justice System in India.” Based on that writing, I have confirmed the Internship.

First Day Formalities Initial Impressions

The day on which I joined CRC; I was given an orientation on child rights. In this, I came to know about the various rights for the children along with the laws functioning in India as well as World protecting child rights.

Initial impression was very good as the office was very clean and well maintained. I was shown my place of working and other important places in the premise.

The formalities were that I have to give attendence by signing on a register. In the evening I have to maintain the log book.

Main Tasks

On the first day, I was given the task to write a press note for the event which was going to be conducted the next day. Through that, I learnt so many fundamentals of press note writing. Next day, I was engaged in the event in Khilkhilahat Centre.

There, I was saw various talented children and that scene was a perfect example of the quote that “The talent of India lies in poor.” After that, I was engaged in the Proposal Writing & Newsletter Publishing of CRC. In the process of that, I was able to learn how to work on various software like Coral Draw, Microsoft PowerPoint, etc.

During the last days of my internship, I got the opportunity to do documentation of the “State Consultation on Child Protection” organised by Bachpan Bachao Andolan and Weaker Section, CID, Bihar. I was allowed to give my contribution towards the precaution of Acute Encephalitis Syndrome (AES) which was spread in Muzaffarpur and Sitamarhi district in Bihar.

In that, I was given the work of fund collection and preparation of resource kits. The kits consist of ORS, Glucose, Thermometer and Biscuits. I concluded my internship by preparing some resource material on the POCSO Act, 2012.
On the last day of Internship, I was given a warm farewell and a stipend of Rs. 1500 with a book of Constitution of India.

Good Things

I was able to learn how to work on various software like Coral Draw, Microsoft PowerPoint, etc. I was made to meet many important personalities in the field and grasp so many information related to child rights through various seminars which I attended during the course of my internship.

Bad Things

There were no such bad things in the office.

Stipend

Rs. 1,500/-

Accommodation Commute

I joined a hostel.

Other Info

I used to listen to music and talk with my co-interns in order to chill myself. I learnt to perform in a professional environment as it was my first work experience.

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