Intern/Volunteer @ Equity Foundation- (A Forum for Woman & Child)

Internships are an important part of the career of any student. It paves a way for a successful career and becomes a bridge between a student and an employee. Internships are beneficial because they help develop your professional aptitude, strengthen personal character, and provide a greater door to opportunity. By investing in internships, students will be able to give themselves the broadest spectrum of opportunity when seeking and applying for a job after college.
Over the last few years, internships have become extremely popular amongst students as they have learned about the importance of hands-on learning and the invaluable work experience internships bring on their resume. Recently, with increased awareness among students, a new trend has been observed in the types of internships students are pursuing. A huge number of students are opting for volunteering and NGO internships owing to the opportunity they get to contribute for the betterment of the society and skill-building opportunities in NGOs.
Students from Azim Premji University, Christ University Bangalore, Chanakya National Law University, Lady Sri Ram College, Ramjas College, Jamia Milia, Central University of South Bihar, Patna University, D.Y. Patil Pune, Vanasthali Rajasthan etc have interned from Equity Foundation.

Why do an internship with Equity Foundation:

During volunteering, you get to work and interact with people coming from different backgrounds working for various social causes. An NGO internship could be your chance to make new friends and get inspired by your fellow volunteers. You could even discover yourself while working with an NGO for the betterment of the society and this could play a significant role in building your character as you inculcate in yourself, eminent qualities like empathy, humility, patience, and optimism.

NGO internships not only add the value of work experience to your resume but also speak volumes about your ability to work in a real-time environment as well as about your character. Additionally, having a volunteering work experience on your resume can make your application stand out during your higher education admission processes as well as while you are applying for your next internship endeavour or your dream job in future.

Apart from learning the importance of teamwork and leadership while working on a variety of works ranging from conducting surveys, volunteering offers you with abundant opportunities to learn and develop both soft and technical skills. There’s another trend in NGO internships called skill-based volunteering which allows you to use your existing skills to give your meaningful contribution to the society.

Internship applicants should have:-

A Graduate degree in any subject but with an understanding of social issues, legal issues, development activities, research methodology and familiarity with the documentation-
  • Knowledge of the key sociological and political terminology, which is related with a Research Project – previous experience in some kind of research / campaign / advocacy work would be good
  • Possess good communication skills in Hindi and English
  • Proficiency in the Computers – comfortable with working on web, and good typing speed
  • Hardworking, interested in both detail and the larger picture, willingness to learn, methodical, and determined

Documents required for application:-

  • CV
  • Filled up application form with a passport size photograph
  • Reference/Permission letter from the department head
  • Concept Note

Who Can Apply:-

  • Sociology
  • Gender
  • Research
  • Law
  • Governance and Development
Students from all areas are welcome to apply

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