Internship by Ministry of women & child development

About Internship by Ministry of women & child development

Internship by the Ministry of Women & Child Development (MWCD) offers an internship program for women students, scholars, social activists, and teachers (aged 21-40) from non-tier-1 cities and rural areas. It provides exposure to the Ministry’s policies and programs through short-term placements (1-3 months). Interns may even participate in pilot projects relevant to the Ministry’s work. This is a great opportunity to gain valuable experience in women’s and children’s issues in India.

Internship by Ministry of women & child development

  • Paid Internship Programme by Ministry of Women & Child Development 2023, Applications are invited from women students/scholars/social activists/teachers from non-Tier I cities and rural parts of India for the Internship Programme for two months’ duration [01.01.2024-29.02.2024].
  • Aspiring candidates for the Internship Programme need to be enrolled in/associated with any university/academic/nonacademic institution.
  • This programme is meant to help in orientating the women students/scholars/social activists/teachers (hereinafter termed as ‘interns’) with the policies and programmes of the Ministry by offering short-term association. The interns may be required to undertake pilot projects/micro-studies focusing on the ongoing activities of the Ministry.
  • The Ministry endeavours from this activity, a qualitative exposure of the interns to its mandate, specific programmes and policy analysis to make them proactive in raising the issues of women and children on various platforms in future.
  • Candidates from the age group 21-40 years may send their application through Google Forms- Candidates are also requested to upload the scanned copy of the duly filled self-attested form (attached below) in the relevant field of Google Forms.
  • The form will start accepting responses from 01.12.2023, 00:00 HRS and the last date for receiving applications is 10.12.2023, 23:59 HRS.
  •  Selection of the interns would be made based on recommendations of the Selection Committee duly constituted for this purpose. The list of recommended candidates shall be available on the Ministry’s website under ‘What’s New’. A candidate once selected for the Internship Programme, shall not be eligible for applying again.
  • Selected interns would be granted a lump sum stipend of Rs. 20,000/- per month and reimbursement of travel costs (by deluxe / AC bus / 3 Tier AC train) of the journey for joining the programme in the Ministry and return at the end of the programme. Willing interns would be provided a hostel facility on a sharing basis for the duration of their Programme in Delhi. The hostel facility will only include basic amenities like triple sharing accommodation in each room with an attached bathroom (mattress is not included), table, chair and cupboard. Mess charges are not included as part of the accommodation and are to be borne by the intern availing the hostel facility. The hostel facility would be available from 2 days before the start of the Programme and up to 2 days after the end of the Programme (e.g., for the internship batch starting 1st January 2024 and ending 29th February 2024, the hostel facility will be available from the forenoon of 30th December 2023 till the afternoon of 2nd March 2024). Interns would be awarded with a certificate on successful completion of the Internship Programme.
  • Detailed guidelines of the Internship Programme may be seen at the Ministry’s website https://wcd.nic.in/schemes/internship-scheme.
  •  For any further details/queries, candidates may contact the Statistics Bureau through email at the ID <mwcd-research@gov.in> on all working days between 10:00 AM and 5:00 PM.

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