Internship Opportunity: Research Internship Programme @ Consumers India, From June 10, 2017 to July 9, 2017

Consumers India

In collaboration with

THE SOCIETY FOR UPLIFTMENT OF MASSES (SUM)

An NGO in Special Consultative Status with the Economic and Social Council of the

United Nations

Invites applications for

Research Internship Programme

From June 10, 2017 to July 9, 2017

 Please note the following details and apply well in time

Eligibility Students pursuing undergraduate, graduate, Ph D or any other higher education  programme  in               any discipline from recognised institutions in India                                     
Last date for receipt of complete application in prescribed format June 6, 2017

 

 

Finalisation of selection process and communication to applicants

                                                                  

June 7-9, 2017

 

Date of Induction Programme in Delhi 

 

June 10, 2017

 

Period of Internship   One month from June 10, 2017 to July 9, 2017
Date of final submission of Study Report, duly approved by Mentors, along with Completion & Evaluation Report July 9, 2017

 

 

Location of the programme

  

New Delhi

 

Registration Fee

 

Nil; Totally free

 

 

About Consumers India

Consumers India is an intellectually strong organization comprising senior  officers of  Government of India (generally retired), doctors, engineers, academics and others, who have joined hands to use their knowledge and experience for the well being of consumers.

The organization was registered on 18.05.2007 under Societies Registration Act, 1860. It is also registered under Sections 12A read with section 12AA and 80 G (5) (vi) of Income Tax Act, 1961.

Consumers India has taken up several important campaigns with a view to safeguard interests of large number of consumers. Some of them relate to ‘Unethical Medical Practices’, ‘Misleading Ads’, ‘Ageing with Dignity’, ‘Access to Affordable Medicines’,  ‘Right to Information’, ‘Justice for all…Just Now’, ‘I am a city changer’, ‘Junk the junk food’ etc.

Catalyzing the energy of youth through Internship Programme and All-India Painting/Slogan/On-line Photography Contests etc has been a major milestone achieved by Consumers India.

Further details may be seen on www.consumersindia.in and http://drjayashreegupta.blogspot.in/

About Internship Programme

‘Internship’ programme was launched by Consumers India for students pursuing higher education on 15th September, 2012 and nineteen batches have since been held successfully. They have studied important consumer issues under the able guidance of experienced mentors. Several issues, highlighted by interns in their studies, have been taken up with the concerned authorities at the highest level. Details of studies undertaken by interns so far may be seen on the following link:

http://drjayashreegupta.blogspot.in/2013/02/studies-conducted-by-interns.html

Those interested in joining this programme may note the above schedule and email their application in prescribed format, which is given below at the earliest, well within the prescribed deadline, to

jayashree@consumersindia.co.in

Those who had sent their application for internship earlier are required to apply afresh for enrolment in this batch.

Guidelines for Internship  with Consumers India

  1. Students pursuing undergraduate, graduate, Ph D or any other higher education  programme  in               any discipline from recognised institutions in India, having interest in consumer issues, are eligible for internship.

 

  1. Interested candidates are required to fill up prescribed form with complete and correct details. They are also required to give reference of at least one faculty member from their institution.

 

  1. Their suitability for internship with Consumers India will be adjudged on the basis of their application. They will be inducted into internship if found suitable.

 

  1. Internship Location is New Delhi.

 

  1. No stipend is paid to interns by Consumers India. Similarly no reimbursement of expenditure incurred on travel etc is made by Consumers India.

 

  1. Consumers India is not responsible for any arrangements for stay etc for outstation candidates.

 

  1. Induction Programme of half a day duration will be organised at the start of the Internship Batch. After the induction process is over, the intern will be assigned a project/study to be completed by a group of 3-4 interns during the period of internship.  The subject of this project/study would be decided in consultation with the intern and will be commensurate with her/his age, education and area of interest. It is mandatory to participate in Induction Programme.

 

  1. The progress of the assignment would be monitored on weekly basis. The interns residing in NCR would be expected to come for face-to face interaction with mentors at least once a week. Outstation candidates may be permitted, on request, to pursue their internship with the help of on-line assistance provided by mentors.

 

  1. Interns would be expected to follow the time schedule assigned for each activity and submit their Study Report, duly approved by Mentor well in time. They will also submit Completion and Evaluation Report in prescribed format.

 

  1. In addition to above, Interns would be expected to take up some individual activities and voluntary assignments given by Consumers India and raise awareness regarding concerns and activities of Consumers India as per guidelines provided from time to time.

 

  1. After successful completion of assignment, Internship Certificate will be given to the Intern by Consumers India.

 

  1. After evaluation by experts of Consumers India, the findings emanating from such studies may be shared with the concerned authorities in State Governments, Government of India or other Institutions/Organizations. In all such communications, full credit is given to the contribution made by interns.

 

Internship Form

Please enroll me as an ‘Intern’ with Consumers India in Research Internship Programme starting from June 10, 2017. My particulars are as under:

 

Name (in block letters) ___ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ __ _ __ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _

 

Gender (Male or Female)_ _ _ _ __ _   Age & Date of birth_ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ __ _ __ _ _

 

Details about course being pursued/class/year in which studying _ _ _ _ _ __ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _

Name of present institution with complete mailing address _ _  _  _  _  _  __ _ _ _ __ _ _ _ _

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Complete Mailing Address of the applicant (Give address on which you would like to receive your Internship Certificate)___ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ __ _ __ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ ___ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ __ _ __ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ __ _ _ _ __ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _  _ ___ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ __ _ __ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ __ _ _ _ __ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _  _

Telephone and Mobile Numbers of the applicant: ___ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ __ _ __ _ _ _ _ _

Email of the applicant: ___ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ __ _ __ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _

Special Interests/hobbies of the applicant _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ __ _ __ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _

How you came to know about this internship _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _  ___ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _

Reference of at least one Faculty Member (Pl provide details relating to name, designation, institution, mobile no and email id)……………………………………………….

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Write one paragraph of about 200 words on the subject ‘I am a Smart Consumer’. It should be original and not copied from other sources.

 

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