PWESCR

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Contact
Person: 
Priiti Darooka
Email: 
pwescr [at] pwescr [dot] org
Phone: 
+91-(0)11-40536091-92

Details
Commitment: 
4 month
Skills: 
Demonstrated commitment to women?s rights. Advance degree in international relations, social sciences, economics, law, human rights, or women?s studies. Applicants may also be currently enrolled in such a program. Commitment to at least four consecutive months of work. Note that PWESCR is willing to consider, on a case-by-case basis, summer or winter internships for a shorter period of time. Preference, however, will be given to applicants who can commit at least six months or longer, and then to those who can commit to at least four months.Strong written and oral communication skills in English. Knowledge of South Asian languages is an advantage.Excellent knowledge of the field of study or the sector in which you work, and a working understanding of the issues on which PWESCR focuses. Demonstrated ability to research effectively and think analytically (in English).Excellent interpersonal skills with an ability to network and liaise in a diverse environment.Ability to work autonomously as well as within a team, take initiative, manage multiple and competing priorities, and handle detail-oriented projects. Efficiency, professionalism, and a desire to optimize learning are highly valued.
Type: 
The PWESCR volunteer internship programme typically consists of a minimum of four consecutive months of work in the Delhi, India office. The programme is mutually advantageous, interns gain valuable working experience and exposure to a wide range of international and regional womens human rights issues, while PWESCR benefits from the contributions of dedicated people and future leaders. Responsibilities will include, Researching legal, social, and human rights issues, Writing or assisting in writing PWESCR?s discussion papers, Supporting PWESCR?s advocacy efforts, Contributing to various substantive projects undertaken by PWESCR programme staff, Coordinating with partner organizations and other relevant campaigns, and Possibly assisting with administrative work in the office.PWESCR works with all interns to ensure that they receive an experience that is relevant to their needs and interests. PWESCR does not have paid internships and does not provide stipends for interns. Each intern is responsible for her or his own airfare and other transportation costs. Lunch is provided for all interns. In addition, PWESCR has limited housing available for interns, which is available on a first-come, first-served basis.
Date: 
2010-01-27
Money: 
There is no cost to interns to do the internship. Lunch is provided for all interns. In addition, PWESCR has limited housing available for interns, which is available on a first-come, first-served basis. Interns are responsible for their own travel and living costs.

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New Delhi, India