About The Organisation Recruiter
Association for Effective Governance, AEG, is a recently started organization by graduates from IIT Delhi. It aims to promote democratic systems and networks across various stakeholders of good governance, as a way of identifying and addressing relevant solutions to political, economic and social challenges.
About the internship
AEG is starting an Internship Program with Parliamentarians where selected candidates get to work and assist Members of Indian Parliament in their legislative duties in the upcoming winter session of the year 2019.
The selected candidates will get a one-week training from the field experts and then will be allocated to MP offices. There the work will include drafting parliamentary questions for the MP, preparing drafts for the bills, drafting private member bills, etc.
Some of the MPs with whom the interns will work are Mr Ashwini Vaishnaw (former IAS and Private Secretary to Shri Atal Bihari Vajpayee), Dr Vikas Mahatme (Padma Shri Awardee), Shri Amar Singh (Former IAS and Madhya Pradesh Principal Secretary) and Mr Rahul Shewale (MP from Mumbai).
Following are the details of the internship:
Total Members of Parliament: 15
Positions Available: 3 per MP office
Duration: 5 weeks
Location: All the MP offices are located in Central Delhi
Perks: One-week Training program, Letter of Internship and a performance-based Letter of Recommendation
Internship location will be at the offices of Parliamentarians which are all located in Central Delhi
Qualifications and Skills Required
a. All candidates must be currently enrolled or have graduated from an accredited college or university.
b. Ability to effectively estimate time and meet deadlines.
c. Strong written and oral communications skills
d. Excels working with a team and individually. Demonstrated ability to take own initiative.
e. Self-starter – Works independently in a deadline-driven manner with a willingness to take on new projects as needed
f. Experience working in a public office environment is an asset
g. Ability to manage time and efficiently prioritize tasks in a fast-paced work environment.
h. Parliamentary experience and knowledge of Indian politics is an asset
i. Familiarity with Microsoft Office suite and Google Office suite