Internship @ WAY Foundation, Chandigarh: Filing RTIs, Data Collection, No Stipend

Name of the organisation, Location (city), Team strength

WAY Foundation, Chandigarh, 7 team mates

Application process 

Contact: 8569021021, 8591717176, [email protected]

The application form was filled online.

Duration, Timings

2 weeks, 11:00 am-2 pm

First impression, First day formalities, Infrastructure

An orientation was given regarding the internship so the first impression was the RIGHT OPPORTUNITY TO LEARN SOMETHING NEW. We were to submit a photo copy of our ids and were issued the interns ID Card.

The PU Campus itself was the meeting ground for the convenience of interns.

Main Tasks

1. Surveys in slum areas

2. Data compiling

3. Visit the government schools in the respective slums

4. Organising an event for checking the quality of education

5. Filled an RTI

6. Prepared and submitted the report

Work environment, People

A very healthy work environment. The people were co-operative & dedicated.

Best Things

The very idea of social service by WAY of internship where the interns taught detecting problems as well as giving solutions that to legally.

Bad Things

There is always a scope of improvement. Nothing bad as a whole but a clarity in planning the tasks could have been better.


No Stipend

Biggest Lessons

Main lesson: A sincere initiative can turn into a mass movement, so one must keep trying.


For such a noble cause, they need volunteers not just interns

 Submitted by Divjot Kamboj, UILS Punjab University

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