DEMA Internship Program 2008

Description: Internship program of DEMA has been organized since five years ago (since 2003) to invite fellows from different campuses working as intern in non-government organizations, communities or political parties. It appears as an alternative platform to involve participants in actual human rights advocacy and communities work which is not promoting work for money only but work for aspiration. It becomes an eye-opened journey and interns will be equipped the technique and skills of communication, file management, project handling in respective organization at the end of the internship. DEMA will also organize activities along the internship to involve interns in certain interaction or training programs and tasks as well, which seek to generate solidarity and comradeship in the learning process.

Objective:

  1. To provide a platform to involve participants in actual human rights advocacy and communities work.
  2. To equip participants a comprehensive understanding of Malaysia socio-economic situation through out different learning sessions.
  3. To promote solidarity and comradeship within interns.

Partnerships:

Suara Rakyat Malaysia (SUARAM)

KL & Selangor Chinese Assembly Hall (KLSCAH)

Pusat Komunikasi Masyarakat (KOMAS)

Amnesty International (AI)

Jaringan Rakyat Tertindas (JERIT)

Pusat Jana Daya (EMPOWER)

MerdekaReview

Timeframe: Middle of May – July (depends on the time the intern can commit, minimum
one month). Suggestion is 11/5/2008- 22/6/2008

Application: Open for all universities student who are interested in Human Rights Community work while priority will be given to DEMA’s member. Application forms can be required via demamalaysia@gmail.com or contact Yong Jin 012-3770626 or Choon Nam 016-4440406. Each application will be reviewed by DEMA and interview will be held to help both part exchange ideas on the internship. Intern will be required to stay in DEMA house and participate the entire planned program during the internship. Dateline of application: 15 April 2008.

Application form: Internship 2008 form

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